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Aug 31, 2019
The Two Popes teaser: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce give a peek behind Vatican walls in Netflix dramaThe Two Popes narrates an intimate story of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict in one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years.
Aug 26, 2019
G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight Amazon fires, repair damage; Pope Francis joins chorus of concern over blazeLeaders of the G7 nations said that they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage.
Jul 18, 2019
Matteo Bruni appointed new Vatican spokesman, likely to give details of Emanuela Orlandi's mystery deathPope Francis appointed a new Vatican spokesman on Thursday, tapping British-born Matteo Bruni for one of the most demanding PR jobs in the world.
Jun 10, 2019
Pope Francis expresses desire to visit Iraq in 2020, hoping it does not return to tensions that come from 'never-ending conflicts'Pope Francis on Monday said that he wants to visit Iraq as early as 2020 in spite of the security conditions.
Mar 24, 2019
Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of covering up sexual abuse by priestsThe pope's action on Ezzati contrasted with his rejection last Monday of a resignation offered by French cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who was handed a six-month suspended jail sentence earlier this month for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority
Mar 18, 2019
Convicted French cardinal Philippe Barbarin to tender resignation to Pope Francis today, pontiff to decide on it within weeksThe pope has previously defended the cardinal, saying in 2016 that his resignation before a trial would be "an error, imprudent".
Mar 13, 2019
Vatican child sex abuse scandal: Cardinal George Pell sentenced to six years in prison in AustraliaThe County Court Chief Judge Peter Kidd, while delivering the sentence, described Pell's abuse of two choirboys in the sacristy at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne as "a brazen and forcible sexual attack on the victims"
Feb 28, 2019
As Vatican summit on sexual abuse yields few concrete measures, Kerala's survivors face anxious futureThe papal conclave ended with vague promises of concrete measures and special programmes. For the survivors in Kerala, this means nothing — except a continuation of their trauma and uncertainties.
Feb 26, 2019
Australia’s Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sexual abuse amid increasing complaints of misconduct against clergyCardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two boys, dealing a new blow to the Catholic hierarchy’s credibility after a year of global revelations of abuse and cover-up.
Feb 24, 2019
Pope Francis compares sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice in address to Catholic Church's top bishopsPope Francis compared the sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice as he addressed the Catholic Church's top bishops at the end of a landmark summit to tackle paedophilia.