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Pope Francis criticizes groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions

1 day ago by KOKI FOX 23

Pope Francis criticized groups protesting coronavirus restrictions and praised medical workers in an op-ed published Thursday in The New York Times. >> Read ...

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Pope Francis slams people who protested COVID-19 lockdowns ...

1 day ago by Business Insider

"Looking to the common good is much more than the sum of what is good for individuals," the pope wrote in an NYT opinion column on Thanksgiving.

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Pope Francis encourages Argentine women opposing legal abortion

1 day ago by Malaysian Christian News

By Hannah Brockhaus Pope Francis has written a note to women in his homeland who asked him to help make known their opposition to a bill to legalize ...

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Govt graph reveals how close YOUR area is to moving up or down ...

1 day ago by The Sun

POPE Francis today compared abortion to hiring a hitman as he lashed out at new laws in his home country. The Pontiff has backed Argentinian women ...

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Pope Francis: Avoid the temptation of seeking 'utopia' in this world

1 day ago by Catholic News Agency

In a video message to a Catholic social doctrine conference on Thursday, Pope Francis said that remembering our baptism and the promise of eternal life can ...

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Pope Francis: Avoid the temptation of seeking 'utopia' in this world
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The Pope Compares Abortion To Hiring A Hitman

1 day ago by TMZ

Pope Francis just compared abortion to hiring a hitman ... because he says both acts are designed to get rid of a problem.

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Pope backs Argentine women's opposition to abortion bill

1 day ago by ABC News

Pope Francis is encouraging Argentine women who are protesting a proposed new law to legalize abortion, saying the protection of life is above all a matter of ...

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Pope Blasts Those Who Criticize COVID Restrictions in the Name of ...

1 day ago by Slate Magazine

The pontiff's op-ed was published less than a day after the Supreme Court struck down restrictions to religious services put in place due to the pandemic.

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Pope Francis calls for overhauls, rips some countries' COVID-19 ...

1 day ago by New York Post

In a section of his upcoming book shared by The New York Times, the Pope Francis praised nation's that imposed "strict measures to contain the outbreak" and ...

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"I stood up for that": Pope Francis voices support for same-sex civil ...

1 month ago by Axios

Homosexuals ... [are] children of God and have a right to a family," Pope Francis says in a new documentary.

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Some Roman Catholics hail Pope Francis' comments on same-sex ...

1 month ago by 13WHAM-TV

There is new hope among some Roman Catholics in the wake of comments made by Pope Francis in a documentary that premiered Wednesday at a film festival ...

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Local Families Hopeful After Pope Francis Voices Support For Same ...

1 month ago by CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – A sign of hope, and a small step forward. Around the world, believers are processing mixed feelings on Pope Francis' support for ...

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S.F. archbishop responds to Pope Francis' endorsement of same ...

1 month ago by San Francisco Chronicle

Salvatore Cordileone, the archbishop of San Francisco who has long vocalized his opposition to same-sex marriage, doubled down on Wednesday in response ...

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Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil Unions in New Documentary

1 month ago by Spectrum News NY1

While some are calling it a step in the right direction for the Catholic Church, some gay rights activists say the words ring hollow.

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Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil Unions in New Documentary
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Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil Unions; Bishop David Zubik ...

1 month ago by CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pope Francis is now calling for a civil union law to protect same-sex couples. His comments on Wednesday filled the headlines and ...

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How to read Pope Francis' message of love for LGBTQ people ...

1 month ago by CNN

The Pope's recent comments on civil unions, while not a formal decree or a consensus among the Catholic leadership, will have a global ripple effect, says ...

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Pope Francis endorses same-sex civil unions, says couples 'have ...

1 month ago by KTLA

Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay ...

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Pope Francis Becomes 1st Pontiff To Endorse Same-Sex Civil Unions

1 month ago by CBS San Francisco

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking ...

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Pope Francis Becomes 1st Pontiff To Endorse Same-Sex Civil Unions
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Pope Francis endorses same-sex civil unions: They 'have the right to ...

1 month ago by USA TODAY

While serving as archbishop of Buenos Aires, Francis endorsed civil unions for gay couples as an alternative to same-sex marriages. However, he had never come ...

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Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions. What does this mean ...

1 month ago by USA TODAY

LGBT Catholics and advocates have applauded Pope Francis' message, but argue that he could go further in his support of the LGBT community.

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Pope Francis Calls For Same-Sex Civil Union Law In New ...

1 month ago by NPR

"What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered," the pope said in an interview in the film Francesco, which premiered Wednesday ...

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Not news: Pope Francis has supported civil unions for years

1 month ago by National Catholic Reporter

Pope Francis expresses support for the creation of civil union laws for same-sex couples as part of a new documentary about his seven-year papacy, which is ...

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Not news: Pope Francis has supported civil unions for years
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Pope Francis Endorses Civil Unions For Same-Sex Couples

1 month ago by Forbes

Pope Francis called for the legalization of same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope, a shift from the Catholic Church's longstanding doctrine on LGBTQ ...

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Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples

1 month ago by Washington Post

The pontiff's remarks came in a new documentary and were quoted by the Catholic News Agency. They represent his clearest stance to date on a contentious ...

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Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples
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Pope Francis Backs Civil Unions for Gay Couples, in Shift for Vatican

1 month ago by Wall Street Journal

Pope Francis endorsed civil unions for same-sex couples, in a move that is likely to intensify already heated controversy over the Catholic Church's teaching on ...

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Pope Francis Backs Civil Unions for Gay Couples, in Shift for Vatican
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Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil Unions

1 month ago by WBEZ

The pope endorsed gay civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for a feature-length documentary that made its premiere at the Rome Film ...

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Pope Francis, in Shift for Church, Voices Support for Same-Sex Civil ...

1 month ago by The New York Times

The comments, made in a new documentary, are the strongest yet from a pontificate that has taken a more tolerant and inclusive tone.

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'We Find Ourselves Afraid.' The Pope Confronts Coronavirus.

8 months ago by The New York Times

The virus is inside the walls of the Vatican, which has canceled public participation in Easter ceremonies, is testing scores of people and considering isolating ...

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'We Find Ourselves Afraid.' The Pope Confronts Coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Pope Francis says prayers to empty square in Italy ...

8 months ago by Business Insider Nordic

"Like the disciples in the Gospel we were caught off guard by an unexpected, turbulent storm," the pope said on Friday evening.

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This Powerful Photo Shows Pope Francis Praying Alone In St ...

8 months ago by Oprah Mag

Pope Francis delivered a blessing on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica. Normally full of onlookers, Vatican City was empty due to Italy's national lockdown amid ...

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Facing the Covid-19 storm, put your faith in the Lord, Pope Francis ...

8 months ago by America Magazine

From the atrium of St. Peter's Basilica on a bleak and wet Friday evening, Pope Francis held a monstrance with the Blessed Sacrament in his hands and blessed ...

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Because of Covid-19, Pope Francis will celebrate Holy Week ...

8 months ago by America Magazine

The Vatican explained that these adjustments are due to “the extraordinary situation” caused by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Pope Francis gives extraordinary blessing | Catholic Courier

8 months ago by Catholic Courier

Pope Francis offered his meditation on the meaning of the COVID-19 pandemic before giving an extraordinary blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world).

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Pope Francis, in desolate St. Peter's Square, prays for end to ...

8 months ago by Fox News

Pope Francis prayed for an end to the coronavirus pandemic on Friday in front of an empty St. Peter's Square, as Italy continues to remain one of the most ...

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Pope Francis to hold moment of prayer for world amid coronavirus ...

8 months ago by KATC Lafayette News

Pope Francis is expected to preside over a "universal moment of prayer" on Friday at St. Peter's Basicilica in Rome.

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Coronavirus: Pope Francis prays at empty St. Peter's Square - 'Lord ...

8 months ago by masslive.com

The Urbi et Orbi (“from the city to world”) blessing was shown on Catholic-run television channel and social media.

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Pope Francis Delivers Special Prayer For End To Coronavirus ...

8 months ago by NPR

The "Urbi et Orbi" blessing is normally delivered at Christmas and Easter. The delivered his homily against the dramatic backdrop of an empty St. Peter's Square, ...

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Fears grow as Pope Francis falls ill

9 months ago by Asia Times

Pope Francis has fallen ill in Rome, only one day after not wearing a mask as he greeted and blessed a congregation on Ash Wednesday. But Vatican officials refused to say if the Pope had been tested for Covid-19. In Italy, hotel bookings have slumped and ...

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Pope Francis vaults previous Catholic Memorial in Super 8 - Go ...

9 months ago by gotech daily (press release) (blog)

FRAMINGHAM — Fewer than two months soon after dropping a late guide to a scorching Pope Francis offense for a decline in the frequent period, No. six ...

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Retired archbishop disciplined after calling Pope Francis a 'heretic'

9 months ago by Catholic News Agency

A retired archbishop who accused Pope Francis of heresy has been ordered to cease celebrating Mass in public.

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Retired archbishop disciplined after calling Pope Francis a 'heretic'
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Pope Francis has come down with a “slight indisposition".... | KFI AM ...

9 months ago by KFI AM 640

Not the Pope !! According the Vatican, Pope Francis has come down with a mysterious illness just a day after expressing his concern over Coronavirus sufferers ...

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Pope Francis vaults past Catholic Memorial in Super 8

9 months ago by Boston Herald

Fewer than two weeks after dropping a late lead to a scorching Pope Francis offense for a loss in the regular season, No. 6 Catholic Memorial suffered a similar ...

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No. 3 Pope Francis scores six unanswered goals, defeats No. 6 ...

9 months ago by masslive.com

Freshman Ryan Leonard scored a hat trick on Thursday night for the Cardinals.

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Pope Francis cancels visit with Rome priests for 'slight' illness

9 months ago by Fox Business

Pope Francis is sick and skipped a planned Mass with Rome clergy across town on Thursday, officials said.

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Pope Francis cancels visit with Rome priests for 'slight' illness
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Pope Francis names auxiliary bishop for San Diego diocese

9 months ago by The San Diego Union-Tribune

The Rev. Ramón Bejarano, whom the pope appointed Thursday, earned a master's degree from a Tijuana seminary.

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Pope Francis names auxiliary bishop for San Diego diocese
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Pope Francis skips event amid coronavirus outbreak

9 months ago by New York Daily News

Pope Francis has canceled a meeting with Rome priests because of a “slight indisposition,” Vatican officials said in a statement Thursday. The announcement ...

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Pope Francis skips event amid coronavirus outbreak
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Pope Francis falls ill, religious events canceled due to coronavirus

9 months ago by The Jerusalem Post

VATICAN CITY- Pope Francis is slightly indisposed and has canceled an event at a Rome basilica but is carrying out the rest of his schedule in his residence, ...

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Pope Francis falls ill, religious events canceled due to coronavirus
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Pope Francis coughing a day after expressing 'closeness' to ...

9 months ago by Washington Examiner

Pope Francis was seen coughing a day after expressing his "closeness" to coronavirus victims in Italy.

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Pope Francis cancels Rome mass due to illness, Vatican says

9 months ago by Sky News

A 'slightly ill' Pope Francis cancels a Rome mass scheduled for Thursday, but the Vatican says other commitments will go ahead.

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Pope Francis cancels Rome mass due to illness, Vatican says
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Pope Francis sick a day after supporting coronavirus sufferers

9 months ago by New York Post

Pope Francis has come down with a “slight indisposition,” forcing him to cancel a Mass in Rome, a day after he expressed his solidarity with coronavirus ...

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Pope Francis, 'feeling slightly unwell,' cancels meeting with Roman ...

9 months ago by America Magazine

Pope Francis is “feeling slightly unwell” (“leve indisposizione” in Italian), he has a cold and cancelled his meeting with Roman clergy at the Basilica of Saint John ...

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Pope Francis Cancels Visit With Rome Priests Due to 'Slight' Illness

9 months ago by TIME

The Vatican offered no details about his illness, but Pope Francis was seen coughing and blowing his nose during a service on Ash Wednesday.

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Pope Francis Cancels Visit With Rome Priests Due to 'Slight' Illness
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Pope Francis apologizes for slapping woman's hand on New Year's ...

10 months ago by CNN International

Pope Francis has apologized for slapping a woman's hand to free himself from her grip while greeting children and pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on New Year's ...

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Pope Francis apologizes for losing his temper with woman who ...

10 months ago by The Week Magazine (blog)

Pope Francis veered from prepared remarks during a New Year's Day homily Wednesday to apologize for an incident on New Year's Eve where he had slapped ...

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Pope Francis begins New Year with apology for hand slap, prayers ...

10 months ago by America Magazine

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis began the New Year with an apology for losing his patience the night before with a woman who grabbed his hand and ...

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VIDEO: Pope Francis smacks woman's hand to free himself from her ...

10 months ago by fox8.com

VATICAN CITY, Italy (CNN) -- Pope Francis was happily greeting children and pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on Tuesday when he slapped a woman's hand to ...

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Pope Francis apologizes for 'poor example' after smacking woman's ...

10 months ago by myfox8.com

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has used his New Year message to denounce violence against women, hours after slapping a woman's hand to free himself from ...

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Pope Francis apologizes after slapping woman's arm

10 months ago by Pacifica Tribune

The apology came after the pontiff gave a sermon denouncing violence against women.

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Pope Francis apologizes for losing his patience after slapping ...

10 months ago by Fox News

Pope Francis has apologized after he appeared to lose his cool when a woman violently grabbed his hand while he greeted pilgrims at the Vatican on New ...

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Pope Francis apologizes for slapping woman's hand away at New ...

10 months ago by Axios

Pope Francis apologized Wednesday for slapping a woman's hand away after she unexpectedly grabbed him during a New Year's Eve event in Vatican City's ...

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Pope Francis Regrets 'Bad Example' He Set After Angrily Slapping ...

10 months ago by TIME

Pope Francis has apologized for angrily slapping the hand of a woman who was holding on to him and pulling him toward her as he walked through the Vatican ...

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Pope Francis equates violence against women to profaning God

10 months ago by Press Herald

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is pinning much of his hopes for a more peaceful world in the new year on women, saying violence against them is akin to ...

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Pope Francis apologizes after slapping woman's hand who grabbed ...

10 months ago by USA TODAY

Pope Francis apologized Wednesday for smacking the hand of a woman who yanked him toward her as he greeted a crowd in St. Peter's Square. Video from the ...

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Pope Francis Apologizes After Slapping Away a Clinging Pilgrim

10 months ago by The New York Times

ROME — Pope Francis apologized on Wednesday for the flash of anger — or self-protection — that he exhibited while greeting the faithful around the Vatican's ...

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Pope Francis Apologizes After Slapping Away a Clinging Pilgrim
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Pope Francis apologizes for swatting well-wisher's hand

10 months ago by NBCNews.com

Pope Francis has apologized for swatting the hand of a woman who pulled his arm as he moved down a line of admirers in St. Peter's Square on New Year's ...

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Pope Francis apologizes after smacking hand of woman who had ...

10 months ago by Washington Post

As Francis greeted a New Year's Eve crowd, a woman caught him by surprise, grabbing his hand and pulling him toward her. The startled pope smacked her ...

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Pope Francis slaps woman's hand, then denounces violence ...

10 months ago by CNN International

Rome (CNN) Pope Francis has used his New Year message to denounce violence against women, hours after slapping a woman's hand to free himself from her ...

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