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Pope Francis faces fight to keep the faith in Ireland

23 August 2018, 6:39 AM

Pope Francis faces a struggle this weekend to reinvigorate Ireland’s confidence in the Catholic Church, in the face of multiple abuse scandals and a new generation shedding traditional mores.

Vatican launches live translation app for papal events

27 July 2018, 7:25 PM

Catholics can now listen to Pope Francis’ speeches live in five languages following the launch of a new smartphone app, the Vatican announced on Friday.

Pope says walls, occupation and fundamentalism hamper Mideast peace

7 July 2018, 3:17 PM

Pope Francis led a summit of Christian leaders on how to promote peace in the Middle East on Saturday and said building walls, occupying territories and religious fanaticism would not resolve conflict in the region.

14 priests linked to Chile sex abuse stripped of duties

23 May 2018, 7:17 AM

Fourteen priests involved in a sex abuse scandal in Chile which has rocked Pope Francis’s papacy were defrocked on Tuesday.

Pope says ‘deeply moved’ by death of British toddler

28 April 2018, 5:56 PM

Pope Francis said Saturday he was “deeply moved” by the news that terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans had died after his parents lost a legal battle to seek medical help in Italy. “I am deeply moved by the death of little Alfie. Today I pray especially for his parents, as God the Father receives him […]



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