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Pope Francis canonizes two Palestinian nuns

May 17, 2015

Pope Francis canonizes two Palestinian nuns

Pope Francis named two Palestinian women as saints on Sunday, in a ceremony in Saint Peter's Square just days after the Vatican formalized its de facto recognition of the State of Palestine. #NewsTracker #Palestine #Catholic Church #nuns #Pope Francis #canonise
Vatican recognises Palestine as a state in new treaty

May 14, 2015

Vatican recognises Palestine as a state in new treaty

The Vatican concluded its first treaty that formally recognises the State of Palestine, a move that gives legal weight to the Holy See's years-long recognition and that drew fast criticism from supporters of Israel. #NewsTracker #Israel #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #Vatican #Catholic Church #Holy See #Pope Francis
Holy S**t! Man hangs up on Pope Francis, believing he's being tricked

May 01, 2015

Holy S**t! Man hangs up on Pope Francis, believing he's being tricked

An Italian man hung the phone up on Pope Francis twice thinking he was being pranked, but later apologised to him personally for his error, Vatican newspaper l'Osservatore Romano reported on Thursday. #Italy #Vatican City #Vatican #Pope #man #Pope Francis #WaitWhat #phone call
Turkey condemns Putin's 'genocide' comments on Armenian mass killings

Apr 25, 2015

Turkey condemns Putin's 'genocide' comments on Armenian mass killings

Turkey has condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's 'genocide' reference during commemorations of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians during World War I. #NewsTracker #Russia #Germany #Vladimir Putin #French #Armenia #Austria #Pope Francis #World War I
Hollande, Putin present as Armenians mark 100 years since Ottoman massacres

Apr 24, 2015

Hollande, Putin present as Armenians mark 100 years since Ottoman massacres

Armenians on Friday marked the centenary of the massacre of up to 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces as France called on Turkey to recognise the 1915 slaughter as genocide. #World #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Turkey #Vatican #Armenia #Franois Hollande #Pope Francis #Ottoman

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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