Pope

Faithful reach out to Pope Francis during an audience with participants of a pilgrimage of the Italian-Albanian diocese of Lungro, in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 25, 2019 - 9:18 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference, Francis said the...
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February 24, 2019 - 5:27 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis closed out his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse by vowing Sunday to confront abusers with "the wrath of God," end the cover-ups by their superiors and prioritize the victims of this "brazen, aggressive and destructive evil." Francis delivered his...
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February 22, 2019 - 7:24 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse called Friday for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to punish bishops and religious superiors when they fail to protect their flocks from predator priests. On the second day of Francis'...
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3/29/2018 - Pope Francis speaks during the Holy Chrism Mass on Maundy Thursday at St Peter's basilica in Vatican.
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February 05, 2019 - 1:52 pm
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem. RELATED: Pope urges politicians to defend rights of the unborn | Pope lowers expectations for next month's sex...
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Framed by a Christmas tree, Pope Francis blesses the crowd as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 13, 2019 - 8:38 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis offered new parents a bit of advice Sunday, telling them it's perfectly normal to fight, but just not in front of the children. Francis warned of the "anguish" of children who see their parents fight during a ceremony to baptize 27 newborns, an annual tradition that...
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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August 02, 2018 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he'll introduce legislation that would remove the death penalty from New York state law. The Democrat made the announcement Thursday after the Vatican said Pope Francis changed church teaching to say death penalty is "inadmissible'' under...
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