Thursday, July 24th, 2014

All posts tagged Vatican

Pope Francis could foster ecumenism, help decentralize Catholic Church

By Andrea Madambashi Pope Francis’ installment as pontiff could lead to a major and significant impact not only in the Catholic Church, but also across all religions as…

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At inaugural Mass, Pope Francis calls for defending environment, poor

By Allesandro Speciale VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis issued a powerful call for the protection of the environment and of society’s most vulnerable during his formal installation Mass…

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Bergoglio: A pope of paradox for a church in transition

By David Gibson VATICAN CITY – A hierarchy looking to make a clear statement about where the troubled church is headed chose on Wednesday (March 13) the first…

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Cardinals begin process of choosing new pope

By John Waage The Roman Catholic cardinals who will elect a new pope to succeed Benedict XVI are arriving at the Vatican and have held their first meeting…

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Pope Benedict defends choice to resign in last public address

  By Allesandro Speciale VATICAN CITY – In his final public address, Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday (Feb. 27) forcefully defended his decision to resign while trying to…

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