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    World Pope Accepts Resignation of Chilean Bishop Tied to Abuse Scandal – The New York Times

    ROME — In January, Pope Francis deeply offended survivors of clerical abuse and threatened the reputation of his pontificate when he defended a Chilean bishop from the “calumny” of victims and said that he had refused the bishop’s offers of resignation. On Monday, Pope Francis accepted the...
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    Pope considers visiting Nigeria –Onaiyekan – The Sun News

    The Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis, is considering visiting Nigeria, as part of his itinerary. The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, who disclosed the Pope’s intending visit to Daily Sun, in Abuja, yesterday, said no date has, however, been fixed for the visit. … Read...
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    Metro Pope Tells Gay Man: ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That’ – Leadership Newspaper

    A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality “does not matter.” Read more via Leadership Newspaper – https://ift.tt/2rXaKnH Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Pope Francis names 14 new cardinals from five continents – Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

    Pope Francis said on Sunday he would elevate 14 churchmen from five continents to the rank of cardinal, picking candidates who work with the poor or where Catholics are in a minority and putting his stamp … Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines – https://ift.tt/2x4t4jU Get...
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    All of Chile’s Catholic Bishops Offer to Quit Over Sex Abuse Scandal – Nytimes

    VATICAN CITY — All 34 of Chile’s Roman Catholic bishops offered their resignations on Friday over a child sexual abuse scandal, and asked forgiveness for the “pain they caused the victims, the pope, the people of God, and our country for the grave errors ..... Read more via More Top Stories...
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    Pope decries attack on church in Nigeria that killed 15 – AP News Archive

    Pope Francis has decried an attack on a church in Nigeria that killed 15 people, including two priests. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter's Square, the pontiff prayed that Nigeria's Christian community...... Read more via AP News Archive – https://ift.tt/2jdDh3t Get more World News
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    Pope Begins Vatican Meetings With Chilean Victims Of Clerical Abuse – Leadership Newspaper

    Pope Francis has begun his individual meetings with three victims of clerical sexual abuse from Chile, the Vatican said. The pontiff’s priority for the talks at the Vatican is “to listen to the victims, to ask them for forgiveness, and to respect the confidentiality of these meetings,” a …...
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    World Pope to buy 3,000 ice creams for homeless to celebrate Saint’s Day – Nigeria News today &...

    Pope Francis will celebrate his Saint’s Day, buying 3,000 ice creams for the homeless and other poor people, the Vatican said on Monday, April 23. In the Catholic calendar, April 23 marks St George’s Day. Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news – https://ift.tt/2HkiIB8 Get more...
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    A Boy Asked If His Atheist Dad Was In Heaven. The Pope’s Reply Was Heartfelt. – A Plus

    The moment shared between Francis and the boy follows the release of an apostolic exhortation by the pope that made headlines for being socially progressive. "Our defense of the innocent unborn, for example, needs to be clear, firm and passionate," Francis wrote. Read more via A Plus...
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    World Pope Easter message urges ‘end to Syria carnage’ - BBC News

    The Pope has called for an end to the "carnage" in Syria during his Easter message from the Vatican. He also asked God to heal the wounds in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and urged dialogue on the Korean peninsula. Click here to read more
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    Metro Pope Francis: Pontiff meets Boko Haram survivor – pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment &...

    Crux reports that the head of the Roman Catholic church received the survivor named Rebecca Bitrus at the Colosseum in Rome. Bitrus managed to escape from the terrorist group after two years in captivity. While sharing her testimony, she maintained that she … Read more via pulse.ng – Nigeria’s...
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    Metro Fake News Started In The Garden Of Eden – Pope Francis Speaks – Tori News

    The global leader of the Roman Catholic church, Pope Francis, has said the origin of fake news can be traced back to the Garden of Eden. via Tori News – http://ift.tt/2F9pcx2 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Pope ‘slander’ comment riles abuse victims – BBC News

    Pope Francis has angered victims of clerical sex abuse with his comments Pope Francis has triggered anger in Chile after accusing victims of a paedophile priest of slander. Francis said there was "no proof" for their claims that Bishop Juan Barros had covered via BBC News –...
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    World Pope Francis Has Defended a Chilean Bishop Accused of Covering Up Sex Crimes – TIME

    Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. Francis said that until he sees proof that … via TIME –...
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    World Love In The Air: Pope Marries Couple On Papal Plane In Chile (Photo) – Tori News

    The global leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has married a couple inside a plane as he flew from Chile. via Tori News – http://ift.tt/2FTr9Ps Get more World News
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    World Pope Francis hit by object thrown from crowd before Mass in Chile (VIDEO) – RT International

    Pope Francis was struck by what appears to have been an item of clothing or a towel as he greeted crowds from the popemobile on his way to an open-air Mass in Chile’s capital, Santiago, on Wednesday. via RT International – http://ift.tt/2mFjTOm Get more World News
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    World Pope Francis Begs For Forgiveness After Sex Abuse Incidents - AP News

    Pope Francis begged for forgiveness Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church’s credibility here and cast a cloud over his visit. via...
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    World Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile – More Top Stories – Google News

    SANTIAGO, Chile – Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church … via More Top Stories –...
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    Pope Francis Describes How The Devil Really Looks Like [Pulse.ng]

    The Pontiff wants people to know about Satan and his devilish ways. During a recent interview on TV2000, a Catholic channel, the Catholic leader warned people not to argue with Satan because he is more intelligent than human beings. He said, “He is evil, he’s not like mist. He’s not a diffuse...
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    World Head Of The Catholic Church Pope Francis Set To Edit 'The Lord's Prayer'

    Pope Francis has sought to change the ‘Our Lord’s’ prayer in the bible. The pope said that the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase “lead us not into temptation” in the “Our Father”, the best known prayer in Christianity. “That is not a good translation,” the...