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Pope Keeping Eyes On Tensions Between Russia And Ukraine

Leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis has made an appeal for the easing of tensions between Russia and Ukraine. This comes against the background of Russia’s increased military presence in the Black Sea. The Pope made his remarks to the public gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. He expressed his concern and called for calm given the […]

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Pope Francis — Endorses Civil Unions For Gay Couples

Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered earlier this week at the Rome Film Festival. The film covers a wide range of topics that have occupied the mind of the pope over many years. These include the environment, poverty, migration, racial, and income inequality and […]

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Pope Francis Calls For Reconciliation

Following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man by a white police officer, and social unrest in the United States, Pope Francis said no one could claim to defend the sanctity of every human life while turning a blind eye to racism and exclusion. The Pope in his weekly address said, “Today I join the church in St. […]

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Pope Francis Prays For Peace And Goodwill To All Men

Pope Francis, in his Christmas message, prayed for peace and renewed brotherhood in troubled spots around the world that include Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and other places experiencing conflict. “May all of us receive peace and consolation from the birth of the Savior and, in the knowledge that we are loved by the one heavenly Father, realize anew that we […]

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Pope Seeks Debate That Could Open A Floodgate Of New Doctrines

According to an Associated Press (AP) report, Pope Francis is seeking for an open dialogue that is “sincere, open, and fraternal” about a wide range of divisive issues in the church. Some of these issues include: Abortion Pre-marital sex Marriage Divorce Homosexuality Contraception Role of women in the church The report says Francis indicated that he wants bishops to listen […]