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Pope Francis's first public appearance with mask
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Pope hosts post-lockdown indoor general audience
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Pope presents encyclical in St. Peter's square
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Vatican denies Pompeo audience with Pope
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Fired cardinal denies wrongdoing
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Pope visibly happy to resume public audiences
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Pope replaces saint-making chief as corruption scandal growsPope Francis named a new head for the Vatican’s saint-making office Thursday to replace the once-powerful cardinal at the center of a growing corruption scandal that has raised questions about the..
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Scott Pelley meets Pope Francis"What is your goal for America?" Scott Pelley asks Pope Francis about his upcoming trip to the U.S. The pope's response: "To meet people." Watch Pelley's full report "Pope Francis."
Cardinal George Pell meets Pope Francis for first time since acquittalThe Vatican's ex-treasurer had his conviction for sexual abuse overturned in Australia in April.
Pope Francis: Radical changes needed to avoid climate catastrophePope Francis on Saturday issued an urgent call to action to defend the planet and help the poor in his second TED talk.Francis, known for his affinity for social media and technology, said in a..
Pope Francis denounces "magical theories" of capitalism"The marketplace, by itself, cannot resolve every problem," Pope Francis wrote in a new encyclical on Sunday.
Pope Francis: Market capitalism has failed in pandemic, needs reformPope Francis says the coronavirus pandemic has proven that the "magic theories" of market capitalism have failed and that the world needs a new type of politics that promotes dialogue and solidarity..
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Pope Francis refuses to meet with Mike Pompeo ahead of 2020 electionWhen asked whether the meeting would be exploited by Pompeo, the Vatican's second-ranking official said, "I have no proof to say this, but certainly it is a thought that may be made."
Pope denies audience with Pompeo; Vatican warns against playing politics over ChinaThe Vatican said Wednesday it had denied a request from Mike Pompeo for an audience with Pope Francis, and accused the Secretary of State of trying to drag the Catholic Church into the US presidential..
Pompeo calls for pope to show 'courage' over ChinaUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revived a spat with the Vatican today during a visit to Rome, a month ahead of the US elections and hot on the heels of a diplomatic breach that experts see as an..
David Attenborough broke a world record on InstagramSir David Attenborough opens an art exhibition on January 10, 2020, in London, England. | Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images David Attenborough’s debut on Instagram last week landed him the..
Cardinal proclaims innocence after resigning in Vatican financial scandal(CNN)One of the Vatican's powerful cardinals has resigned from his post amid a growing financial scandal. Giovanni Angelo Becciu says he was accused of embezzlement and proclaimed his innocence during..
Vatican cardinal pushes back after pope fires him in scandalA powerful Vatican cardinal who was sacked by Pope Francis in an astonishing twist to the Vatican's latest financial scandal pushed back Friday (US time) against allegations he embezzled Holy See money..
Powerful Vatican cardinal resigns amid financial scandalROME — The powerful head of the Vatican’s saint-making office, Cardinal Angelo Becciu, resigned suddenly Thursday from the post and renounced his rights as a cardinal amid a financial scandal that..
Catholic voters can't ignore abortion or Kamala Harris' religious bigotry in 2020 electionAs Pope Francis has said, 'The right to life is the first among human rights.' So why make American Catholics feel like they shouldn't vote for life?
Vatican, China prepare to renew historic deal to US angerShares The Vatican and China are preparing to renew a historic deal on the appointment of bishops that has slightly thawed icy relations -- much to the displeasure of the US. Pope Francis has been..
Pope gives green light for extension of accord with BeijingVATICAN CITY--Pope Francis has signed off on a two-year extension of a deal with China on the appointment of bishops that critics have condemned as a sell-out to the communist government, a senior..
Pope Francis uses mask, sanitiser as he appeals for public healthVATICAN CITY: Pope Francis wore a face mask and used hand sanitiser Wednesday as he appealed for the faithful to look out for the health of others as well as themselves during the coronavirus pandemic...
Father Michel J. Mulloy Resigns Weeks Before Becoming Bishop of DuluthFather Michel J. Mulloy was chosen by Pope Francis to lead the Diocese of Duluth, Minn., but then an allegation from the 1980s surfaced, church officials said.
Pope Francis warns there’s a ‘plague WORSE than Covid’... and that is ‘gossip’A “plague worse than Covid” is threatening to divide the Roman Catholic Church, the pontiff has said, urging the faithful to abstain from “gossiping” and warning against airing all their..
Pope tells leaders post-pandemic economic models must changeBy Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic had "toppled the shaky pillars" of a world economic model built on the idolatry of money and..
WorldView: Coronavirus-free pope, North Korea frees quarantined foreigners, and moreItalian media is reporting that Pope Francis has tested negative for the novel coronavirus; North Korea lifts a quarantine imposed on foreigners; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims..
Pope: Rich can’t get priority for coronavirus vaccine, poor need helpVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday warned against any prospect that rich people would get priority for a coronavirus vaccine. "The pandemic is a crisis. You don't come out of it the same..
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1/29: Icy weather in Atlanta leaves thousands stranded; "Superpope" Francis, rock star of the Catholic churchTraffic was frozen overnight on all three of Atlanta's main highways after a rare winter storm brought snow and ice to the South; and, after Pope Francis received the rock star treatment with a Rolling..
Doves released at Vatican attacked by crow and seagullAt the Vatican, Pope Francis called for an end to violence in the Ukraine before releasing two white doves as a symbol of peace. Moments later, a black crow and a seagull attacked the doves in front of..
Cardinal Dolan on meaning of ChristmasPope Francis calls Christmas "an encounter with the Lord." Cardinal Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the meaning behind the holiday season.
Three cheers for Pope FrancisTime Magazine named Pope Francis its "Person of the Year" for 2013, a choice heartily seconded by "Sunday Morning" contributor Nancy Giles.
12/11: Asiana cockpit transcripts reveal new details of deadly crash; Pope Francis captures imagination of the worldThe National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing about the crash of Flight 214, which killed three people and raised questions about whether pilots have become too reliant on automated systems;..
Pope Francis appoints 6 women to senior rolesPope Francis has ensured there are more women officials at the Vatican than ever before.
Pope 'deeply pained' over Turkey's move on Hagia SophiaVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said on Sunday that he is “deeply pained” over the decision by Turkey to change the status of Hagia Sophia — which was originally built in Istanbul as a..
Pope appoints ex-ECB boss Draghi to prestigious academy of social sciencesVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has appointed former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi as a member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, the Vatican said on Friday. The Academy, a..
Pope Denounces Unimaginable 'Hell' of Libyan Migrant CampsPope Francis denounced the unimaginable "hell" of Libya's migrant detention camps as he celebrated a Mass on Wednesday in honor of would-be asylum seekers who risk their lives for a better future...
Rethink: Pope Francis warns poor have become part of landscapePope Francis says that the coronavirus pandemic has shown how much the poor are disconnected from society. Poverty is often hidden away, he says, but trying to help others can help us rediscover...
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Defend seafaring workers hit hard by pandemic, Pope saysPope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to hundreds of thousands of seafarers stuck on ships due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation the United Nations has said poses a risk to the safe operation..
Pope urges end to Libyan conflictVATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis on Sunday urged political and military leaders in Libya to end their hostilities and called on the international community to take "to heart" the plight of migrants trapped..
Pope appeals for end to Libyan civil warPope Francis appealed on Sunday for both sides in the Libyan civil war to seek peace, urging the international community to facilitate talks and protect refugees and migrants he said were victims of..
World reaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths as Pope Francis urges cautionBARCELONA, Spain — The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus reached at least 400,000 fatalities on Sunday, a day after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health..
Don't celebrate victory over coronavirus too soon, Pope tells ItaliansPope Francis on Sunday warned Italians to not let their guard down against coronavirus now that infection rates have fallen and urged them to obey government rules on social distancing and wearing..
Pope Francis calls George Floyd’s death ‘tragic’ and racism ‘sin’VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis spoke out from the Vatican, weighing in on the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, calling his death “tragic.” The pontiff spoke as the eighth..
Pope urges U.S reconciliation, condemns racism and street violencePope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street violence that has broken out is "self-destructive and..
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Pope condemns racism and violence in U.S., calls for national reconciliationPope Francis broke his silence on the unrest in the United States on Wednesday, saying no one can "turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion" but condemning violence as "self-destructive and..
Pope makes anti-corruption spending rules mandatory in VaticanPope Francis has approved sweeping new rules for procurement and spending in the Vatican meant to cut costs, ensure transparent competition and reduce the risk of corruption in awarding contracts.
People more important than the economy, pope says about Covid crisisPope Francis said on Sunday that people are more important than the economy, as countries decide how quickly to reopen their countries from coronavirus lockdowns.