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Pope Francis amazes Washington but takes on controversy; addresses immigration and church sex abuse
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Pope Francis amazes Washington but takes on controversy; addresses immigration and church sex abuse

Pope Francis received a rapturous welcome to Washington on Wednesday but did not shy away from controversy, addressing church sex abuse and urging action on immigration and climate change.

Pope says legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq
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Pope says legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq

Francis was asked if he approved of U.S. strikes against Islamic State insurgents who have recently forced Christians and other minorities to flee their homes in Iraq.

Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation
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Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Francis, met by festive crowds, spoke several times during his visit to South Korea about inequality, which has been a theme of his papacy since being elected in March 2013.

Fearing genocide of Christians, Vatican gives rare approval of strikes in Iraq
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Fearing genocide of Christians, Vatican gives rare approval of strikes in Iraq

Military support was needed "to stop the wolf getting to the flock to kill, eat, destroy", Rabban al-Qas, the Chaldean bishop of Amadiyah, told Vatican radio.

2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope
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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".

The Pope's @Pontifex account to exit Twitter with his resignation
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The Pope's @Pontifex account to exit Twitter with his resignation

It's not even been three months since his Twitter account was launched with much gusto, but Pope Benedict XVI’s presence as @Pontifex is set to end as he...