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Pope Francis vows no more cover ups in letter to all Catholics on sexual abuse

In the letter, addressed to "the people of God," Pope Francis also promised that no effort will be spared to prevent abuse and its cover-up.

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At Sunday Prayer In Vatican, Pope Asks Help For Flood-Affected Kerala

Pope Francis on Sunday called for solidarity and help from the international community for people affected by flooding in Kerala which has caused widespread death and destruction.

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Amid Vatican talks, China official says foreign forces can’t control religion

Pope Francis had voiced optimism in June that ties between the Vatican and China were improving, as the two sides were in advanced talks to settle one of the biggest obstacles to resuming diplomati...

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"Shame And Sorrow": Vatican On Decades-Long Sex Abuse By Priests In US

The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, vowing to hold abusers and t...

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Google honours Ebenezer Cobb Morley: Who was the Englishman who wrote the first set of football r...

Google Doodle on Thursday celebrated the 187th birth anniversary of Englishman Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831-1924). Born in Kingston upon Hull, a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorks...

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Ugandan MP beaten up after president’s convoy stoned – opposition

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan legislator Francis Zaake, detained after the president's convoy was stoned, has been "brutalised" by security personnel, an opposition figure said on Wednesday as images...

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Francis (, , ) born as Jorge Mario Bergoglio; born 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church, a position also holding the roles of Sovereign of Vatican City and the Bishop of Rome.