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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.

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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Pope condemns exploitation of women, children for sex in Thailand

21 November 2019, 8:05 PM

Pope Francis condemned on Thursday the exploitation of women and children for prostitution in Thailand, which is notorious for its sex tourism, saying the violence, abuse and enslavement they suffer are evils that must be uprooted.

Pope wants to visit South Sudan next year, urges unity government

11 November 2019, 12:11 PM

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wanted to make his postponed visit to South Sudan next year, and he urged the country’s leaders to overcome their divisions and bring an end to the suffering of its people.

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