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Pope moves slain Salvadoran priest, icon for poor, closer to sainthood

Added: 22.02.2020 11:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

A Jesuit priest who was murdered at the threshold of the Salvadoran civil war and who in death became a icon for human rights in rural Latin America was moved a step closer to sainthood by Pope Francis on Saturday.


Pope Francis receives kiss on forehead from front-row admirer

Added: 19.02.2020 22:42 | 10 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis on Wednesday allowed a man to give him a long tender kiss on the forehead, a move that surprised observers after his angry reaction to a woman who violently grabbed his hand while he was greeting pilgrims at the Vatican on New Year’s Eve.

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'We showed no care for the little ones,' Pope Francis tells Catholics on sex abuse

Added: 18.02.2020 19:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the US of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

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Pope Francis declines to allow Amazon region priests to marry

Added: 16.02.2020 2:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis has rejected a proposal from progressive bishops to allow priests in the Amazon region to marry. The plan aimed to address the shortage of clergy in remote areas. Candida Moss, Cadbury professor of Theology at the Univeristy of Birmingham, joins CBSN to discuss the pope's decision and the response within the Catholic Church.



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