Pope Francis

Pope Francis
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File
August 25, 2018 - 11:28 am
Pope Francis declared Saturday as he arrived in Ireland that he shares the outrage of rank-and-file Catholics over the cover-up of the "repugnant crimes" of priests who raped and molested children, and vowed that he was committed to ending the "scourge."
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Pope Francis
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File
August 20, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Pope Francis issued a letter to Roman Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up.
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 31, 2018, Pope Francis prays during an audience in St. Peter's square at the Vatican. The Vatican said Thursday Aug. 2, 2018, that Pope Francis has changed church teaching about the death penalty, saying it can never be sanctioned because it "attacks" the inherent dignity of all humans. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, FILE)
August 02, 2018 - 7:28 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed Catholic Church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always "inadmissible" because it "attacks" the inherent dignity of all humans. The Vatican said Francis had approved a change to the Catechism of the...
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Theodore McCarrick AP
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July 28, 2018 - 1:19 pm
Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title and rank following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy.
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3/29/2018 - Pope Francis speaks during the Holy Chrism Mass on Maundy Thursday at St Peter's basilica in Vatican.
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March 31, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Pope Francis is celebrating the solemn Easter Vigil service in St. Peter’s Basilica, during which he will baptize eight adults into the Catholic faith, including a Nigerian migrant-turned-hero.
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Palm Sunday
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March 25, 2018 - 2:11 pm
Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrated Palm Sunday mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sunday morning, ushering the holiest week on the Christian calendar.
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