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Tuesday afternoon, Pope Francis will land in the nation’s capital and President Barack Obama will be there to greet him -- a gesture that the New York Times reports has rarely been extended to foreign visitors.
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He also criticized those who invest in weapons industries, saying "duplicity is the currency of today ... they say one thing
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Joshua McElwee, who covers the Vatican for the U.S.-based National Catholic Reporter, tweeted that most other Italian news
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican is dragging its media machine into the 21st century, promising to promote social media and
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Sainthood is usually confirmed by the Catholic Church when two miracles - often the inexplicable healing of a sick person
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And despite the church’s official stance, Catholic women are still exercising their reproductive rights. According to a report
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VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican is hosting a charity concert next month with a Franciscan twist: The VIP seats are going
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The meeting, which the Vatican detailed on its website late Tuesday (April 14), is another sign of Pope Francis’ “green agenda
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The theft of the two documents - one a letter including the signature of the artist who painted the Sistine Chapel, designed
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Francis also repeated that he wanted women to have a greater role in the 1.2 billion member Roman Catholic Church. He did
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The head of the pope's charity office, Monsignor Konrad Krajewski, told Ansa 300 umbrellas left behind by tourists at Vatican
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Women with access to a computer to see the Vatican's message in December, Manson writes, had just one week to send their
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He immediately received the pope's backing for the shower project and then expanded it to include haircuts and shaves. (Reporting
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Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano and senior Italian police said there was no evidence of a particular threat at
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Last month Francis appealed to consumers to shun low-cost goods that may be the product of forced labor or other forms of
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The popular pontiff drew about 5.9 million people to the Vatican in 2014 -- slightly less than the 6.6 million he drew in
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"He sees Cuba's future as being a democratic government rooted in the Christian, humanist values of the Cuban pueblo," he