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Pope Francis blesses the coffin as he celebrates the funeral service of Cardinal Leon Kalenga Badikebele, the Apostolic nuncio in Argentina, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 17, 2019 - 6:38 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican formally opened debate Monday on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass. The call for study on the proposal was contained in the working document...
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April 02, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Pope Francis said in a document released Tuesday that women have "legitimate claims" to seek more equality in the Catholic Church, but he stopped short of endorsing recent calls from his own bishops to give women leadership roles.
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March 28, 2019 - 11:48 am
Pope Francis has set the record straight about why he pulled his hand away when throngs of people lined up this week to kiss his ring: for fear of spreading germs.
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March 27, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Pope Francis allowed nuns and priests to kiss his papal ring during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, two days after a video that showed him pulling his hand away from several faithful drew disapproval from some of the pope's conservative critics.
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March 13, 2019 - 3:21 am
The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in an Australian cathedral in a crime the judge said showed "staggering arrogance."
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Pittsburgh Roman Catholic Bishop David Zubik tells KDKA Radio he has been aware of past allegations of nuns abusing children in the diocese here.
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February 22, 2019 - 11:38 am
Pittsburgh's Bishop and local abuse victims are reacting to developments at the Vatican summit on preventing clergy sex abuse.
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February 21, 2019 - 1:38 pm
By NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit is meant to call attention to the crisis as a global problem that requires a global response. His decision was sparked by the realization that in many parts of the world, bishops and...
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February 21, 2019 - 11:19 am
Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit Thursday by offering senior Catholic leaders 21 proposals to punish predators and keep children safe, warning that the faithful are demanding concrete action and not just words.
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Jim Van Sickle writing a letter to the Pope last night that was delivered to the pontiff
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Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
February 20, 2019 - 7:37 pm
“Holy Father, sono vittima di abusi dalla Pennsylvania”
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