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  1. 31. news | 28 Dec 2014

    Late pope gets flowers from would-be assassin

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish former extremist who attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II, on Saturday laid flowers on the late pontiff's tomb.

  2. 32. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope condemns religious persecution in Christmas address

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis on Thursday roundly condemned jihadist violence and the "brutal persecution" of religious minorities in a Christmas message to the world's 1.2 billion Catholics and millions of others.

  3. 33. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope likely to address year of conflicts in Christmas message

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis will celebrate Christmas on Thursday by sending the world's 1.2 billion Catholics and millions of others his traditional "urbi et orbi" message at the close of a year plagued by war and religious fundam...

  4. 34. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope urges 'tenderness' as millions celebrate Christmas

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis led Christmas Eve mass in the Vatican calling for "tenderness" and "warmth" after a violence-plagued year as millions of Christians began marking the holiday.

  5. 35. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope offers Christmas phone greetings to Iraqi refugees

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis spoke by telephone to Iraqis living in a displaced people's camp near the main Kurdish city Arbil on Wednesday, assuring them they were in his Christmas thoughts.

  6. 36. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Pope's scathing attack on Vatican plagued by ills

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis lambasted the Vatican's bureaucracy on Monday, saying some within the Church lusted for power and suffered from "spiritual Alzheimer's" in comments likely to outrage his adversaries.

  7. 37. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Pope to meet Muslim, Buddhist leaders in Philippines visit

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis will meet with leaders of various religions when he visits the Philippines next month, pushing a message of tolerance in order to combat global religious conflicts, a church official said Monday.

  8. 38. news | 18 Dec 2014

    Cuba coup for pope with the popular touch

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis's pivotal role in a landmark breakthrough in US-Cuba relations was the latest coup for a pontiff whose personality and popularity have made him an influential player on the global stage.

  9. 39. news | 18 Dec 2014

    San Lorenzo give Pope something to cheer at Club World Cup

    By AFP

    » MARRAKECH (MOROCCO) - Libertadores Cup winners San Lorenzo gave their number one fan Pope Francis something to celebrate on his 78th birthday by booking their place in the final of the Club World Cup on Wednesday.

  10. 40. 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.

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