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Oct 26, 2018
Pope Francis stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become Catholic priestsThe number of priests and nuns dropped sharply in 2016 in Europe — and the Americas to a lesser extent.
May 22, 2016
Al-Azhar grand imam to meet Pope Francis, urge toleranceTies between the Vatican and Al-Azhar, soured in 2006 when Benedict delivered a speech interpreted as linking the Muslim Prophet Mohammed to violence.
Nov 30, 2015
'Lay down your arms', says Pope Francis in divided Central African RepublicPope Francis on Sunday urged the warring factions in Central African Republic to lay down their weapons as he brought a message of peace to a country ravaged by sectarian violence.
Jul 10, 2015
Pope Francis asks forgiveness for church crimes against indigenous in BoliviaPope Francis apologized on Thursday for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas, delivering a powerful mea culpa on the part of the church in the climactic highlight of his South American pilgrimage.
Jul 06, 2015
Thousands line the streets of Ecuador for Pope Francis as he begins his South America tourThousands of jubilant people lined the streets of Quito as Pope Francis began a grueling South American trip on Sunday that will also take in Bolivia and Paraguay.
Jan 14, 2015
Sri Lanka gets its first saint: Pope holds outdoor mass for lakhs by Colombo seafrontThe Argentine pope, who has focused on post-war reconciliation during his visit, said Vaz had shown "the importance of transcending religious divisions in the service of peace", ministering to those in need regardless of their creed.
Nov 23, 2014
Pope Francis to anoint two Kerala religious leaders as Saints todayArray
Feb 05, 2014
UN denounces Vatican on sex abuse, abortionA U.N. human rights committee has denounced the Vatican for adopting policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children
Jan 01, 2014
Pope stresses strength, courage, hope in new yearPope Francis is offering "words of strength, courage and hope" as the world begins a new year
Dec 15, 2013
Pope's crackdown on order alarms traditionalistsPope Francis may have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year, but he has come under scathing criticism from a growing number of traditionalist Catholics for cracking down on a religious order that celebrates the old Latin Mass.