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
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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 Commentary, 3 weeks ago Pope Francis and the President The Guardian Express, 4 weeks ago
Pontiff Meets with Pontifical Commission for Latin America VATICAN CITY, February 28, 2014 (Zenit.org) - Earlier today, Pope Francis received members of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America who are in Rome for their Plenary Assembly. The ...Global Catholic Network, 1 month ago Pope Francis: 'The Youth Are Waiting; We Cant Let Them Down!' Zenit, 1 month ago
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 Organization, 3 weeks ago
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 Cuba, 3 weeks ago
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 Mail, 1 month ago Pope Francis's Year in Sports Bloomberg, 1 month ago
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 Online, 1 month ago
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 Times, 1 month ago
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 Center, 3 weeks ago
| 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 Times, 1 month ago Pope defends 'slum priests Vatican Radio, 1 month ago
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