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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
PM Modi's personal account beats White House on Twitter

Jun 25, 2014

PM Modi's personal account beats White House on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the fourth most "followed" world leader on Twitter, has overtaken the White House in terms of number of followers. #Twitter #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #SocialMedia #Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono #Pope Francis #Barrack Obama #Twiplomacy

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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 13, 2014

Did Pope Francis really say 2% of Catholic clergy are pedophiles?

An interview that credits Pope Francis as saying about 2% of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles stirred controversy Sunday, as the Vatican sought to raise questions about the article's accuracy and others called on the pope to take more action on ...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 13, 2014

Pope Francis leads thousands in prayer ro end warfare in Middle East

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast...
Surprised at a conservative Pope? Were you expecting Lady Gaga?

Jul 15, 2014

Hamill: Pope Francis looks nix celebacy requirement

It looks like Pope Francis is rethinking the idea of celibacy for clergy, and it’s about time. In a recent interview with the founder of the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Pope Francis was asked about the church’s sex scandals and the requirement t...