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'Please stop!' says Pope Francis, in emotional plea for peace

Jul 28, 2014

'Please stop!' says Pope Francis, in emotional plea for peace

Pope Francis made an emotional plea for peace on Sunday in an impromptu addition to comments delivered at his weekly Angelus address in Saint Peter's Square. #World #India #Middle East #Israel #Iraq #Vatican #Ukraine #Gaza #Pope Francis #World War I #Saint Peter's Square
2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

Jul 14, 2014

2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

The pope was quoted as saying that, while most paedophilia took place in family situations, "even we have this leprosy in our house". #TheySaidIt #Vatican #Paedophilia #Sexual abuse #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Minors #Church child molestation scandal #Pontifex
Argentina can forget about Pope Francis praying for them

Jul 10, 2014

Argentina can forget about Pope Francis praying for them

Pope Francis has already given his word that there would be no papal intervention in Argentina's fortunes. #Lionel Messi #England #Argentina #Pope Francis #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News #Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgiveness

Jul 08, 2014

Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgiveness

Abuse victims and their advocates have long demanded that higher-ups be made to answer for the decades-long cover-ups of rape and molestation of youngsters in a scandal that has rocked the church and dismayed its worldwide flock of 1.2 billion. #World #NewsTracker #Rape #children #Catholic Church #Child sexual abuse #molestation #rapes #Pope Francis #bishops
Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

Jul 02, 2014

Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

It 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. #World #India #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Pope Francis #Vatican bank #Von Freyberg

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Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Mar 14, 2013

Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Many have already dismissed Frank as a conservative and homophobe. I'm not sure who atheists, liberals and others expected as Pope - Lady Gaga? #HowThisWorks #Vatican #Gender Rights #Pope Francis #Saint Francis of Assisi #Catholicism

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Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 25, 2014

Paid with a blessing and a selfie: pope's surprise fish-and-fries lunch at Vatican cafeteria

Do you make the pope pay for lunch? Pope Francis popped in unannounced at the Vatican workers' cafeteria Friday and lined up, tray in hand, along with stunned diners...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 25, 2014

Pope Francis to visit U.S. next year; Philadelphia on itinerary

Pope Francis will make his first visit to the U.S. as pontiff next year, attending a conference in Philadelphia aimed at strengthening families, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 24, 2014

Sudanese Christian woman who faced death for faith meets Pope Francis

A Sudanese Christian woman who faced a death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith flew to Italy on Thursday and met with Pope Francis...
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