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  1. 1. learning | 13 Sep 2013

    Pope Francis accepts PM's invitation to visit Thailand

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Thailand, the government said yesterday. The invitation was extended to the Pope by PM Yingluck Shinawatra during her visit to the Vatican yesterday.

  2. 2. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Pope says Catholics do not need to breed 'like rabbits'

    By AFP

    » ROME - Pope Francis has said that good Catholics do not have to breed "like rabbits", defending the Church's stance on artificial contraception and appealing to the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics to practi...

  3. 3. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Pope Francis leaves door open to Dalai Lama meeting

    By AFP

    » ROME - Pope Francis left the door open to a meeting with the Dalai Lama, denying that he refused to receive the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in December over fears of upsetting China.

  4. 4. learning | 19 Jan 2015

    Six million turn out for Pope in Manila

    International news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pope Francis drew a record six million people as he celebrated mass in the rain-swept Philippine capital Sunday, a triumphant finale to an Asian tour in which he championed the plight of the poor.

  5. 5. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Pope to end record-setting Asia tour

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis will fly back to Rome on Monday after a dramatic week in Asia that saw him draw record crowds and hammer home his pro-poor message to millions.

  6. 6. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Record 6 million turn out for pope's final day in Manila

    » MANILA — A record 6 million people poured into Manila's rain-soaked streets and its biggest park Sunday as Pope Francis ended his Asian pilgrimage with an appeal for Filipinos to protect their young from sin and vic...

  7. 7. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Pope attracts world-record crowd in wet Philippines

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis drew a record six million people as he celebrated mass in the rain-swept Philippine capital Sunday, a triumphant finale to an Asian tour in which he championed the plight of the poor.

  8. 8. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Girl challenges pope on prostitution

    By AFP

    » MANILA - A weeping 12-year-old Philippine girl, asking how God could allow children to become prostitutes, moved Pope Francis on Sunday to hug her and appeal for everyone to show more compassion.

  9. 9. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Millions to gather for pope in Philippines

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital on Sunday in what could be the world's biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church's Asian heart

  10. 10. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Big business cashes in on 'Brand Pope' in Philippines

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis says he has come to the Philippines to help the poor, but the country's biggest businesses and multinationals are also cashing in with a not-so-subtle hijacking of his image.

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