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  1. 41. news | 14 Dec 2014

    China rules: Why the pope ducked meeting with Dalai Lama

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis may be known for championing dialogue, but faced with the certainty of riling China, analysts say, he ducked out of a meeting with the Dalai Lama.

  2. 42. news | 02 Dec 2014

    Pope risks Islamic ire with toughened terrorism appeal

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - The pope's suggestion that Muslims are not doing enough to counter terrorism may increase tension between the West and Islam, but it reflects sincere concern in the Church over the issue, Vatican expe...

  3. 43. news | 01 Dec 2014

    Catholic Church asks Sri Lanka not to mix pope and politics

    By AFP

    » COLOMBO - The Catholic Church Monday asked Sri Lankan authorities immediately to remove presidential election posters bearing the image of Pope Francis, who is scheduled to visit the island next month.

  4. 44. news | 01 Dec 2014

    Pope urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror

    By AFP

    » ISTANBUL - Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders worldwide to "clearly" condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam, and called for an end to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.

  5. 45. learning | 31 Oct 2013

    "Carlos" and the pope

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Not long ago, six-year-old "Carlos" (not his real name) was an orphan in Colombia. Now he lives in Italy with his adoptive parents and he has made an important friend, Pope Francis.

  6. 46. learning | 14 Mar 2013

    Latin American pope chosen

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Tens of thousands of people in St Peter's Square on Wednesday celebrated with Argentina Latin America's first pope – Jorge Mario Bergoglio – with many hoping he will revolutionise the Church.

  7. 47. learning | 12 Feb 2013

    Pope shocks Catholic world with resignation announcement

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday he will resign this month because of his advancing age in a fast-changing world, becoming the first pontiff in 700 years to step down of his own free will.

  8. 48. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Yemen thrown into turmoil as president resigns

    By AFP

    » Yemeni leader Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi offered to resign on Thursday amid a standoff with a powerful Shiite militia in control of the capital, throwing his country deeper into political turmoil.

  9. 49. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Yemen cabinet resigns after militia siege of premier

    By AFP

    » SANAA - The Yemeni cabinet tendered its resignation to President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi on Thursday after a two-day siege of the prime minister by Shiite militiamen, a government source said.

  10. 50. news | 19 Dec 2014

    Japanese scientist resigns over stem cell scandal

    By AFP

    » A researcher embroiled in a fabrication scandal that has rocked Japan's scientific establishment said Friday she would resign after failing to reproduce results of what was once billed as a ground-breaking study on ...

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