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In Historic First Trip to Africa, Pope Francis Aims to Promote Reconciliation and Peace

Originally posted 11/28/2015 02:00PM

In his first-ever trip to Africa, Pope Francis is doing what he does best: taking aim at injustice, remembering those who sacrificed their lives for their faith and promoting unity.

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Parents Say Daughter's Inoperable Brain Tumor Miraculously Shrank After Kiss from Pope Francis During U.S. Visit

Originally posted 11/23/2015 04:00PM

Two Pennsylvania parents say they're convinced that a kiss from Pope Francis is responsible for their young daughter's incredible recovery from inoperable brain cancer.

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Pope Francis Stumbles Twice in Three Days, Sparking New Health Worries

Originally posted 11/10/2015 01:25PM

" Pope Francis stumbled on Monday – for the second time in three days – sparking new concerns over his health.

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FROM EW: Listen to the Pope's Latest Single (No, Really)

FROM EW: Listen to the Pope's Latest Single (No, Really)

Originally posted 10/30/2015 03:10PM

The second single from Pope Francis’ upcoming album, Wake Up!, is here

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Mark Ruffalo Slams 'Hypocrisy' of Catholicism: It 'Chilled My Relationship' with the Church

Mark Ruffalo Slams 'Hypocrisy' of Catholicism: It 'Chilled My Relationship' with the Church

Originally posted 10/29/2015 02:45PM

Making Spotlight, the Tom McCarthy-directed movie about The Boston Globe's investigation into the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal, was a deeply personal experience for star Mark Ruffalo.

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Vatican Denies Report That Pope Francis Has a Brain Tumor

Vatican Denies Report That Pope Francis Has a Brain Tumor

Originally posted 10/21/2015 11:00AM

The Vatican denied a report that Pope Francis has a brain tumor on Wednesday, saying the 78-year-old pontiff is in "good health."

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Pope Francis Meets the Chilean Miners Five Years After Their Miraculous Rescue

Pope Francis Meets the Chilean Miners Five Years After Their Miraculous Rescue

Originally posted 10/15/2015 02:00AM

The Chilean miners who were trapped for two months before being freed in 2010 gathered in Rome on Wednesday to celebrate the fifth anniversary of their miraculous rescue.

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Vatican Fires Gay Priest After He Comes Out Ahead of Catholic Bishop Meeting

Originally posted 10/03/2015 02:50PM

An openly gay Vatican priest was fired (but not defrocked) Saturday, just one day before an international meeting of Catholic bishops on family issues, for his "pointed" and public coming out, the church said, according to the Associated Press.

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President Obama Says Pope Francis Made Him Want to Be Better

Originally posted 10/03/2015 09:10AM

Pope Francis has been back in Italy for about a week, but his inspiration still lingers in America.

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