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Argentina cancels visit to Pope Francis at Vatican

Argentina’s national team has cancelled an audience with the Pope, scheduled to take place at the Vatican on Wednesday.

Pope Francis disowns statement on existence of hell

The Papacy has denied a widely credited statement to Pope Francis that hell does not exist.

Pope holds Mass with youths before traveling to Bangladesh

Pope Francis on Thursday led a Mass for youth in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon, preaching a message of hope and “good news” in spite “so much injustice, poverty and misery” in the world.

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar amid humanitarian crisis

Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday, the start of a delicate visit for the world’s most prominent Christian to majority-Buddhist Myanmar, which the U.S. has accused of “ethnic cleansing” its Muslim Rohingya people.

Pope to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Pope Francis will meet Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar in Dhaka when he visits the Bangladeshi capital next week, a Vatican spokesman said Wednesday.

Pope Emeritus Benedict not sick – brother

The brother of Benedict XVI, Georg Ratzinger, has denied reports that the pope emeritus is seriously ill.

Vatican confirms Italian priest Maurizio Pallu kidnapped in Edo

An Italian priest has been kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, church officials in both countries have said.

Pope injures head during procession in Colombia

Pope Francis got a cut on his brow and blood on his white cape Sunday when he bumped into the window of his Popemobile while waving to admirers in Colombia.

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