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Pope Francis marks first year in office

Francis' first anniversary: a very different kind of pope

He is the first pope from Latin America, the first Jesuit to lead the Catholic Church and the first pontiff carrying the regnal name Francis, which comes with many expectations. Jorge Mario Bergoglio chose it to honor Saint Francis of Assisi, who ... Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago
A year in office... The Irish News, 1 month ago

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Acton Commentary

Pope Francis and President Obama discuss religious freedom, poverty alleviation

Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, and Barack Obama, the first black American president, finally met today in an historic tête-à-tête inside the Vatican Apostolic Palace and for nearly double the originally scheduled time. Romans ...
 Acton Commentary3 weeks ago Pope Francis and the President  The Guardian Express4 weeks ago

28-Feb-14 - Pope Francis: 'The Youth Are Waiting; We Can't Let Them Down!'

Pontiff Meets with Pontifical Commission for Latin America VATICAN CITY, February 28, 2014 ( - Earlier today, Pope Francis received members of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America who are in Rome for their Plenary Assembly. The ...
 Global Catholic Network1 month ago Pope Francis: 'The Youth Are Waiting; We Cant Let Them Down!'  Zenit1 month ago
Gallup Organization

Latin Americans Say Pope Francis Brings Hope to the Poor

Most say he will also bring positive changes to the Catholic Church by Jesus Rios and Art Swift WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Pope Francis' focus on the Catholic Church's pastoral role and his closeness to the poor and downtrodden during his first year ...
 Gallup Organization3 weeks ago

Latinos Ask Pope to Pressure Obama to Halt Deportations

12:00 PM Facebook Twitter Google+ Washington, March 22nd (RHC) A group of 14 U.S. Latin American activists traveled today to the Vatican to request the intercession of Pope Francis to halt deportations, which have increased under the ...
 Radio Habana Cuba3 weeks ago

Pope Francis is a sports fan of the people — Kavitha A. Davidson

March 16 — Everybody knows that in the year since being named pontiff, Pope Francis has turned the Catholic Church on its head. He has espoused relatively progressive views on homosexuality, marriage and divorce, contraception, women and the poor ...
 Malay Mail1 month ago Pope Francis's Year in Sports  Bloomberg1 month ago
ABC Online

The Francis Phenomenon, or Media Infatuation? Reflections on the Anniversary of a Pontificate

The papacy is, to be sure, an office particularly susceptible to projection, to a sort of idolatrous fixation that cannot help but reflect back to us our own hopes and personal agendas. Every pope has to navigate that perilously fine line between ...
 ABC Online1 month ago
Kuwait Times

Divorce debate a challenges Pontiff ? Pope promises to put Church in touch with modern life

VATICAN CITY: The issue of divorce is stoking a spirited debate between Catholic cardinals and revealing the challenges and expectations for Pope Francis after his promises to put the Church more in touch with modern life. The question is whether ...
 Kuwait Times1 month ago
Media Research Center

NBC and CBS Hope Pontiff's Popularity Rubs Off On Obama

During coverage of President's Obama meeting with Pope Francis on Thursday, both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning hoped the papal visit would boost the commander-in-chief's sinking poll numbers. Today co-host Matt Lauer wondered: "The Pope, ...
 Media Research Center3 weeks ago
New Straits Times

On 1st anniversary, pope defends 'slum priests'

| last updated at 12:03PM BUENOS AIRES (Argentina): On his first anniversary as pontiff Thursday, Pope Francis defended slum priests from the accusation their advocacy for the downtrodden reflects a different, leftist church that is remote from ...
 New Straits Times1 month ago Pope defends 'slum priests  Vatican Radio1 month ago
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