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Former Pope Benedict breaks silence on celibacy debate after synod

13 January 2020, 8:49 AM

Former Pope Benedict, in a new book written with a conservative cardinal, defends priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church in what appears to be a strategically timed appeal to Pope Francis to not change the rules.

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Pope calls for dialogue and restraint amid growing US-Iran tensions

5 January 2020, 5:01 PM

Pope Francis called on Sunday for dialogue and restraint two days after the killing of a top Iranian military commander by the United States.

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.

Pope defends migrants, calls for peace in Christmas message

25 December 2019, 2:57 PM

Pope Francis urged the world to let the light of Christmas pierce the “darkness in human hearts” that leads to religious persecution, social injustice, armed conflicts and fear of migrants.

Pope saddened by death of South African priests

9 December 2019, 12:29 PM

Pope Francis has sent condolences to the Catholic Church in South Africa after the death of two priests last week.

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