Pope Francis at the Vatican on Tuesday. There are an estimated 100 million Catholics in Mexico, comprising more than 80 percent of the population. (In the U.S. those numbers are 70 million and 22 percent.) The pope
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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis told bishops gathered at the Vatican for a meeting on the family on Monday to dismiss personal “conventions and prejudices” and remain open to different opinions. They should allow …
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American author and science journalist, John Horgan, ventured into the views of two popular peacemakers and world leaders in a recent story. Both Pope Francis and former, U.S. President Jimmy Carter are outspoken in …
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Rome (CNN)Hundreds of Catholic bishops from around the world are meeting in the Vatican this month, invited by Pope Francis to debate the Catholic Church's position on "the family." At the Vatican these days, talking …
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The fact that Pope Francis' visit to the United States dominated headlines was to be expected. What this surprising leader is achieving, with grace and eloquence, is something that no American leader in recent history …
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Pope Francis opened a Synod on the Family by reminding Catholic Church leaders the meeting is not a political convention but a journey on openness and "apostolic courage" leading people to the truth. "The synod is …
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Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican …
Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City.
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