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Obama to find ally on justice in first meet with Pope Francis

Mar 27, 2014

Obama to find ally on justice in first meet with Pope Francis

Despite differences on moral issues, US President Barack Obama will find in Pope Francis a welcome ally on issues of poverty and social justice when they meet for the first time at the Vatican on Thursday. #United States #White House #World #Barack Obama #Vatican City #Church #Roman Catholic #Pope Francis
I am not a superman: Pope Francis

Mar 05, 2014

I am not a superman: Pope Francis

Pope Francis has played down the notion that he is a "superman" who will bring sweeping reforms to the Roman Catholic Church, stressing that its ban on contraception and opposition to gay marriage will remain in place. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Gay Marriage #Pope Francis
Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Feb 26, 2014

Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Pope Benedict XVI #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis
Pope welcomes like-minded cardinals from world's remote nations

Feb 22, 2014

Pope welcomes like-minded cardinals from world's remote nations

Old friends, Vatican bureaucrats and sentimental favorites are also getting red hats Saturday when Francis presides over his first cardinal-making ceremony to bring 19 new "princes" of the church into the College of Cardinals. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Vatican #Pope #Catholic Church #Cardinals #Pope Francis
Pope's Harley Davidson smashes expectations at Paris auction

Feb 07, 2014

Pope's Harley Davidson smashes expectations at Paris auction

Signed "Francesco" on its tank, the Dyna Super Glide sold for 241,500 euros, with a Harley-Davidson leather jacket, also signed by the pope, going for 57,500 euros, both to anonymous bidders, auction house Bonhams said. #Auction #Paris #Vatican City #Harley Davidson #Pope Francis

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Pope's Harley Davidson smashes expectations at Paris auction

Aug 14, 2014

Pope Francis urges UN to 'take action' in Iraq

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is increasingly indicating support for military action in Iraq to protect Christians and other religious minorities from persecution by the Islamic State...
Pope's Harley Davidson smashes expectations at Paris auction

Aug 08, 2014

Pope Sends Envoy to Iraq to Help Ousted Christians

(VATICAN CITY) Pope Francis is sending a personal envoy to Iraq to show solidarity with Christians who have been forced from their homes by Islamic militants. Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the Vatican’s ambassador in Baghdad during the Iraqi war, said Fr... #Iraq #Baghdad
Pope's Harley Davidson smashes expectations at Paris auction

Aug 22, 2014

Former Vatican City governor Szoka dies at age 86

(AP) -- Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, has died at age 86. Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospital in Novi... #Detroit, MI #Michigan #Pope John Paul II #Grand Rapids, MI #Detroit Free Press #Vatican City