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All posts tagged "Pope"

  • Pope Visits Auschwitz, Begs God to Forgive “So Much Cruelty”

    OSWIECIM, Poland – Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God “forgiveness for so much cruelty.”...

    • Posted July 29, 2016
  • Pope at Easter Recalls Victims of ‘Blind, Brutal Terrorism’

    Tens of thousands Endured Long Lines, Security Checks Sunday to enter St. Peter's Square

    • Posted March 27, 2016
  • Pope Condemns Drug Trade’s ‘Dealers of Death’ in Mexico

    ECATEPEC, Mexico – Pope Francis condemned the drug trade’s “dealers of death” and urged Mexicans to shun the devil’s lust for money as he led a huge open-air Mass for more than 300,000 people Sunday in this...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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  • Pope Issues Tough-Love Message to Mexico’s Political, Church Elite

    MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis challenged Mexico’s political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are wracking the country, delivering...

    • Posted February 13, 2016
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  • ‘Finally:’ Pope Meets Russian Orthodox Leader

    MEXICO CITY — With an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Historic Meeting of Church Leaders in Havana

    SAN JUAN – After centuries of failed attempts and lengthy negotiations, both Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow will meet briefly in Havana Friday before each continues on their respective Latin American missions. This is the...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Pope Departs for Cuba, First Stop before Mexico

    ROME – Pope Francis has begun a seven-day trip that will take him first to Havana, Cuba, then to Mexico. The Alitalia jet carrying Francis and his entourage departed Friday morning from Rome’s airport. First stop is...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Church Talks help make Cuba ‘Perfect Place for Negotiations’

    HAVANA – The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island. Odd as the location seems, Pope Francis’...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Pope on Ash Wednesday: Charity’s not to Please Ourselves

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis rubbed ashes on the bowed heads of prelates, nuns and ordinary Catholics Wednesday, and had them smudged on his own head, too, to usher in the Lenten season of prayer and sacrifice...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Pope: Now’s The Time To End Indifference, ‘False Neutrality’

    VATICAN CITY – Wishing for a year better than 2015, Pope Francis on Friday called for an end to the “arrogance of the powerful” that relegates the weak to the outskirts of society, and to the “false...

    • Posted January 1, 2016
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