Tag Archives: Popes

16Apr/17

Pope leads Easter mass in St. Peter’s Square

On Easter, Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint and condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack after leading mass in St. Peter’s Square. Saskia O’Donoghue reports
Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message Sunday and called for world leaders to prevent the spead of conflict.
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01Nov/16

Pope says he believes ban on female priests is forever

Pope Francis says does not believe there will ever be women priests in the Roman Catholic Church and that it is not humane to close borders to refugees.

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04Oct/15

Pope Francis nominated for 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Pope Francis, known for his championing of the poor and downtrodden, is among the contenders for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.
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30Sep/15

Pope secretly met with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

(NVO) – There were plenty of public appearances for the Pope during his historic visit to the U.S.

But there was one meeting that no one saw.
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24Sep/15

Pope says share the wealth

In an address before a joint meeting of Congress , Pope Francis praised capitalism but urged the American people to use it as a force for good.

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24Sep/15

Young girl sneaks past barricade to meet Pope Francis, urges immigration reform

Five-year old Sophie Cruz, who snuck through barrier to meet Pope Francis says she fears her parents will be deported, and her Congressional representative says Sophie and her family are “not a threat”.

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06Sep/15

Pope appeals for religious institutions to welcome migrant families

Pope Francis calls on every parish, religious community, monastery and sanctuary in Europe to take in one refugee family.

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02Sep/15

Latin American faithful divided after Pope Francis allows priests to forgive abortion

Catholic worshippers in Argentina and Mexico are divided following comments from Pope Francis granting priests discretion to forgive abortion during Holy Year.

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13Jul/15

Pope discusses Greece, the middle classes, coca leaves and selfies onboard the papal plane

Pope Francis issues a rare mea culpa over his neglect of the problems of the middle classes, speaks about his thoughts on the crisis in Greece and how he feels about selfies as he returns home following his visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay.

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