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Jun 11, 2017
Pope to Nigerian priests: you'll be fired if you don't obeyPope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to Nigerian priests: be fired if you don't obey me and your bishop
Jun 15, 2016
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI to mark 65th anniversary as priest with ceremonyRetired Pope Benedict XVI will mark his 65th anniversary as a priest with a Vatican ceremony attended by Pope Francis
May 23, 2016
Pope Francis and the Grand Imam exchange hugs and gifts at VaticanPope Francis met the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday in a historic encounter that was sealed with a hugely symbolic hug.
Mar 04, 2016
Despite popes' commitment, still much to do to stop paedophile priests: VaticanVatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said "sensationalism" surrounding the Oscar-winning film Spotlight and hearings into an alleged cover-up of abuse by Cardinal George Pell in Rome had given the public the wrong impression.
Dec 08, 2015
'Put mercy before judgement': Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', launches Catholic JubileePope Francis on Tuesday launched an extraordinary Catholic Jubilee year of mercy by opening a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's, embracing a 700-year-old tradition as he urged his Church to reach out to the modern world.
Jan 08, 2015
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in honour of Charlie Hebdo massacre victimsPope Francis has celebrated a Mass in memory of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, decrying the "human cruelty" that people are capable of.
Jul 10, 2014
Argentina can forget about Pope Francis praying for themPope Francis has already given his word that there would be no papal intervention in Argentina's fortunes.
Jul 02, 2014
Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reformIt was this time last year that the top two managers at the Institute for Religious Works were forced out after a Vatican monsignor with millions deposited in the bank was arrested in an alleged money-smuggling plot.
Apr 27, 2014
Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popesPope Francis declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday before hundreds of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI.
Apr 27, 2014
Two living popes to honour two dead ones: All you need to knowIn a historic match-up of papacies past and present, Pope Francis and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI will honor Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in the first ever canonization of two popes.