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In New Year message, pope decries violence against women

1 January 2020, 1:10 PM

Pope Francis, in his first message of the new year, denounced on Wednesday the use and abuse of women in modern society, and called for an end to the exploitation of the female body.

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Prayer with the Pope just a click away with new app

20 January 2019, 5:39 PM

Pope Francis swiped a tablet on Sunday to launch a new app allowing the faithful to pray with him, and expressed his pain over the car bomb blast in Colombia and the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy.

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US synagogue attack ‘inhuman act of violence’: pope

28 October 2018, 4:30 PM

Pope Francis on Sunday called a deadly attack on a synagogue in the United States “an inhuman act of violence”, expressing his “closeness to the Jewish community”.

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Pope urges clean up of plastic waste from oceans

1 September 2018, 3:17 PM

Pope Francis on Saturday issued a call to clear up oceans threatened by plastic waste and underscored the need to provide drinking water to all as a basic right.



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