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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for renewal in the Catholic church as he wrapped up two days of mass gatherings in St. Peter's Square aimed at energizing the faithful. About 200,000 people turned out Sunday for Mass celebrated by...
Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis lamented that investment losses by banks trigger more alarm in the economic crisis than the struggle of people to feed their families, as he led a huge rally Saturday to invigorate the church's moral conscience,...
Tags: Financial Markets, Values, Civil Rights, Ethics, Angela Merkel
Reuters* Pope and Merkel spoke for unusually long 45 minutes * Merkel flew to Rome just to see pope * Francis recently issued strong call for financial reform By James Mackenzie VATICAN CITY, May 18 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Pope...
Reuters* Pope Francis expected to visit exhibition privately * Includes 100-year-old photos of frontier life on the Pampas * Many objects leave Argentina for the first time By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 17 (Reuters) - Gauchos, the legendary...
Tags: Vatican City, Arts, Francis I, Italy, Benedict XVI
Reuters* Pope makes first major speech on economic issues * Decries "tyranny" of the market, "cult of money" * Calls for ethical reforms of financial structures By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 16 (Reuters) - Pope Francis issued a strong call for world...
Tags: Finance, Values, Poverty, Ethics, Vatican City
ReutersROME, May 15 (Reuters) - Jerzy Janowicz ripped off his shirt after stunning Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Juan Martin del Potro visited the Pope and Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka pulled out through injury at the Italian Open on Wednesday. Rafael Nadal and...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two doves celebrated their freedom with a soaring flight over St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, all thanks to Pope Francis. As Francis toured the square in his open-topped popemobile at his weekly public audience, someone in...
Tags: Vatican City
ReutersVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Disgraced Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned as head of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland after admitting to sexual misconduct, will leave his country for months of "prayer and penance", the Vatican said on Wednesday. A...
Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale, commissioning a biblically inspired show about creation, destruction and renewal for one of the...
Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — The number of Catholic priests in Africa and Asia has shot up over the past decade while decreasing in Europe, mirroring trends in the numbers of Catholic faithful that helped lead to the election of Pope Francis as the first...
Tags: Vatican City, Religion and Belief, Africa, Christianity, Asia
When Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, of public duties for mishandling clergy sex abuse cases, a church spokesman said the retired prelate's life would remain largely the same with one exception: confirmations. No...
The Vatican has officially accepted a gift to Pope Francis from Chicago lawyer Chris Connors: a fitting domain name, popefrancis.com. Connors, who bought the domain in 2010 on a lark, had secretly hoped a pope would choose the name Francis in his...
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