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Pope Francis Is Treating Rome's Homeless to Pizza and a Day at the Beach

Pope Francis Is Treating Rome's Homeless to Pizza and a Day at the Beach

Originally posted 08/16/2016 05:30PM

Pizza's on Pope Francis!

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Pope Francis Encourages Athletes at the Rio Olympics to 'Fight the Good Fight' – and Not Aim for Medals

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Pope Francis Encourages Athletes at the Rio Olympics to 'Fight the Good Fight' – and Not Aim for Medals

Originally posted 08/03/2016 01:40PM

Instead of aiming for medals, Pope Francis wants the athletes at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio to seek solidarity in a world "thirsting for peace, tolerance, and reconciliation."

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Pope Francis Falls Down During Mass in Poland – Then Keeps Right on Going

Originally posted 07/28/2016 11:00AM

Pope Francis might be the Jennifer Lawrence of the Catholic Church.

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Pope Francis Meets with Slain Student Beau Solomon's Parents, as Witness Details Alleged Scuffle Between Beau and Suspect

Originally posted 07/06/2016 10:55AM

Pope Francis on Wednesday met with the parents of the American college student found dead this week in a Rome river, the Vatican announced.

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George and Amal Meet Pope Francis! The Clooneys Honored for Charity Work at the Vatican

George and Amal Meet Pope Francis! The Clooneys Honored for Charity Work at the Vatican

Originally posted 05/30/2016 08:50AM

George and Amal Clooney exchanged smiles and handshakes with Pope Francis on Sunday during a visit to Vatican City.

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Pope Francis Gets Real on Gay Marriage (Not 'God's Plan') and How Sexual Desire Can Fade in Marriage

Pope Francis Gets Real on Gay Marriage (Not 'God's Plan') and How Sexual Desire Can Fade in Marriage

Originally posted 04/08/2016 11:50AM

Pope Francis released a document on family life and love on Friday in which he calls for divorced and remarried Catholics to be integrated into the church – but says same-sex unions are in no way a part of "God's plan."

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Pope Francis Blesses The Eyes of Ohio Girl Who Is Going Blind

Pope Francis Blesses The Eyes of Ohio Girl Who Is Going Blind

Originally posted 04/06/2016 01:00PM

A 5-year-old girl from Ohio who has a rare genetic disease and is losing her eyesight had one of her top wishes granted – meeting Pope Francis.

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Ohio Girl Who Is Losing Her Eyesight Gets Her Wish: To Meet Pope Francis While She Can Still See

Ohio Girl Who Is Losing Her Eyesight Gets Her Wish: To Meet Pope Francis While She Can Still See

Originally posted 03/29/2016 11:25AM

When Steven and Christine Myers came up with the idea of creating a visual bucket list of things to show their 5-year-old daughter Lizzy before she loses her eyesight to a rare eye condition, they never could have imagined where that list would lead them.

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Double Tap! Pope Francis Joins Instagram – See His First Post

Originally posted 03/19/2016 08:15AM

Pope Francis is making history yet again – this time becoming the first pontiff with a personal Instagram account.

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