Pope urges people to make real connections
April 26, 2017

While searching for a connection today often means looking for Wi-Fi, Pope Francis said real connections between people are the only hope for the future.

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Pope to canonize Fatima seers May 13
April 24, 2017

Pope Francis will declare the sainthood of Blessed Jacinta Marto and Blessed Francisco Marto, two of the shepherd children who saw Mary in Fatima, Portugal, during his visit to the site of the apparitions May 13.

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Vatican says it would welcome visit by Trump
April 20, 2017

If U.S. President Donald Trump requests a meeting with Pope Francis in May, the Vatican will try to make it work, a top Vatican official said.

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Risen Christ calls all to follow him on path to life, pope says
April 16, 2017

Jesus is the risen shepherd who takes upon his shoulders "our brothers and sisters crushed by evil in all its varied forms," Pope Francis said before giving his solemn Easter blessing.

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Pope washes feet of 12 prison inmates at Holy Thursday Mass
April 13, 2017

In a gesture of service toward marginalized people, Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 inmates, including three women and a man who is converting from Islam to Catholicism.

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New Supreme Court justice says he's humbled by call to serve high court
April 10, 2017

After he was sworn in for the U.S. Supreme Court in a public ceremony at the White House Rose Garden April 10, Justice Neil Gorsuch said he would be "a faithful servant of the Constitution" and of the laws "of this great nation."

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Love Jesus in all who suffer, pope says on Palm Sunday
April 9, 2017
Jesus does not ask that people only contemplate his image, but that they also recognize and love him concretely in all people who suffer like he did, Pope Francis said.
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Catholic leaders in Syria criticize U.S. missile strikes
April 7, 2017
Two prominent Catholic leaders in Syria criticized the U.S. missile strikes against their nation, wondering why they occurred before investigations into the origins of chemical attacks reported April 4.
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