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Dec 10, 2017
Pope Francis renews call for 'wisdom and prudence' over President Donald Trump's controversial Jerusalem decisionPope Francis renewed a call for "wisdom and prudence" over US president Donald Trump's controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, which has sparked protests and clashes.
Nov 30, 2017
Pope Francis' moral authority undiminished despite failure to address Rohingya crisis, says VaticanThe "moral authority" of Pope Francis is undiminished despite his failure to address the Rohingya crisis head-on during a visit to Myanmar, the Vatican said on Wednesday, defending a papal trip framed by the plight of the Muslim minority.
Nov 28, 2017
Pope Francis meets Myanmar religious leaders, does not mention Rohingya crisis, stresses on 'unity in diversity'Pope Francis met leaders of several faiths in majority-Buddhist Myanmar on Tuesday, stressing the importance of “unity in diversity” but making no mention the Muslim Rohingya who have fled en masse to Bangladesh after a military crackdown.
Nov 28, 2017
Pope Francis to meet Aung San Suu Kyi today after meeting Myanmar general in charge of Rohingya crackdownPope Francis begins his first full day in Myanmar traveling to the country's capital on Tuesday to meet with the civilian leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, a day after hosting the military general in charge of the crackdown on the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.
Nov 27, 2017
Pope Francis visits Myanmar, Bangladesh: Indian Catholic clergy dismayed at pontiff skipping IndiaAs Pope Francis sets off on a six-day visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, top hierarchy of the Indian Catholic clergy expressed disappointment that the pope's tour does not include India
Nov 16, 2017
Pope Francis rebukes climate change deniers in Bonn message, calls them 'perverse'Pope Francis rebuked those who deny the science behind global warming and urged negotiators at climate talks in Germany to avoid falling prey to such "perverse attitudes" and instead accelerate efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov 09, 2017
Pope Francis seeks to defuse rising tensions on Korean peninsula, Vatican to host nuclear disarmament conferencePope Francis is seeking to defuse rising nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula and to boost support for disarmament with a Vatican conference
Oct 12, 2017
Italian prisoners use visit from Pope Francis as a chance to escapeTwo prisoners who were invited to meet Pope Francis for lunch on his recent visit to Bologna took advantage of the occasion to escape, local media reports said Wednesday.
Oct 12, 2017
Pope Francis reiterates opposition to death penalty, says it 'attacks the dignity of the person'Pope Francis on Wednesday called for categorical opposition to capital punishment to be written into an update of the most important guide to Catholic teaching.
Oct 06, 2017
Cardinal George Pell sex abuse case: Over 50 witnesses could be called in hearing against adviser to Pope FrancisAround 50 witnesses could be called to a hearing in March to determine if there is enough evidence for Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on sex abuse charges.