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  1. News - World - RELIGION

    Militants cannot claim 'armour of God', Pope Francis says

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:47pm by Reuters

    ... and woman, above all to the right to life and the right of everyone to religious freedom," he said. Francis, on his first trip as pope to a European country outside Italy, made no direct ...

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    Pope Francis says 2pc of Catholic priests are sex abusers

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 07:28pm by Reuters

    ... and then reconstructing them from memory. Scalfari, 90, is one of Italy's best known journalists. While acknowledging that the conversation had taken place, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi issued ...

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    Rome braces for double canonisation as hundreds of thousands flock city

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... of thousands of pilgrims and dozens of foreign delegations visiting the Vatican on Sunday for the double canonisation of popes John Paul II and John XXIII. Italy's interior ministry said ... II's visit to Brescia in the Lombardy region in northern Italy in 1998. ...

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    Pope welcomes like-minded cardinals from Catholicism’s periphery to the Vatican

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:44pm by Associated Press at the Vatican

    ... a record by living to see it: Cardinal Loris Francesco Capovilla, aged 98, is becoming the oldest member of the College of Cardinals, but due to his age couldn’t make the trip from northern Italy ...

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    Vatican is asked to beatify 16th century China evangelist Matteo Ricci

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 09:11am by AFP

    ... Italy, where the Jesuit was born in 1552, said on Friday. Ricci, who died in Beijing in 1610, has been held up several times by the Jesuit pontiff as an exemplary evangelist. "We must always ...

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    Pope Francis takes delivery of 20-year-old Renault

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to the Argentine pontiff to tell him about his work with disabled people, the poor and drug addicts in a working-class neighbourhood in Verona in northern Italy. He told Famiglia Cristiana magazine, ...

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    Pope Francis names Vatican secretary of state

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... a reflection of centuries of dominance and intrigue by Italians in the Vatican. The purloined papal papers concerned relations between Italy and the Vatican, and a few local scandals and personalities. ... a native of northeastern Italy, began his diplomatic career at the Vatican in 1986, and served in papal missions in Nigeria and Mexico. He was posted to Venezuela as papal nuncio in 2009. Parolin ...

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    Atheist's challenge prompts Benedict XVI to break self-imposed silence

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Vatican City Atheist impels ex-pope to speak Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has emerged from his self-imposed silence inside the Vatican walls to publish a lengthy letter to one of Italy's best-known atheists. In it, he denies having covered up for sexually abusive priests and discusses everything from evolution to the figure of Jesus Christ. Excerpts ...

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    Gay activists warm to pope's 'change in tone'

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Church". "This statement on gay people, while largely symbolic, is a big step in the right way," said James Salt, the group's leader. Italy's first openly gay governor, Nichi ...

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    Clergy sex abuse victims list 'dirty dozen' of likely papal candidates

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... nations". The group on Wednesday cited a dozen cardinals from the US, Mexico, Honduras, Italy, Australia, Czech Republic, Canada, Argentina and Ghana accused of protecting paedophile priests ...




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