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Pope Francis will not visit Northern Ireland on Irish trip

Jun 11 2018

Pope Francis will not visit British-ruled Northern Ireland this summer when he makes the first papal visit to Ireland in almost 40 years, the Vatican said on Monday.

Pope pays tribute to mystic monk said to have wrestled with the Devil

Mar 17 2018

Pope Francis prayed before the body of one of Catholicism’s most popular saints, Padre Pio, a mystic monk who is said to have wrestled with the Devil.

Pope says Vatican foes of reforms are "traitors", not martyrs

Dec 21 2017

Pope Francis issued a stinging new critique, saying people sacked for obstructing his reforms should not act like martyrs but admit they are “traitors”.

Pope starts Myanmar trip in shadow of Rohingya crisis

Nov 27 2017

Pope Francis landed in Yangon, the start of a delicate visit for the leader of the Roman Catholic church to majority-Buddhist Myanmar.

Pope denounces healthcare inequality in rich countries

Nov 17 2017

Pope Francis condemned on inequality in healthcare, particularly in rich countries, saying government had a duty to ensure the common good for all its citizens.

'Live and let live', Goa Governor urges in Diwali greeting

Oct 17 2017

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said, People should re-dedicate themselves to the principle of "live and let live" on the occasion of Diwali.

Pope tells web companies: use profits to protect children

Oct 06 2017

Pope Francis told executives of leading internet companies to use “their great profits” to defend children from sexual exploitation and dangers lurking online.

Pope, at Fatima shrine, urges end to wars tearing world apart

May 13 2017

Pope prayed for an end to wars he said were lacerating the world and urged the faithful to "tear down all walls" to spread justice and peace.

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