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Latest Francis Items
The vitality of the Church in South Korea is behind the many conversions that have taken place in the nation which Pope Francis is set to visit Aug. 13-18, according to a Salesian bishop.
The Vatican announced earlier today that Pope Francis has decided to pay a private visit to an evangelical pastor who is a close friend from his time in Buenos Aires, but currently lives in Italy.
Italy's upcoming "Meeting of Friendship among People" organized by the ecclesiastical movement Communion and Liberation has set its sights on the "peripheries" spoken of by Pope Francis.
Sunday's final game is a matchup between Argentina and Germany, the native countries of the current and former popes. Who knew the World Cup would be such a rich source of religion news?
Mafia members, apparently upset at Pope Francis' recent announcement to excommunicate members of organized crime, halted the progression of a religious parade past the Italy home of a local mob boss to make the statue of the Virgin Mary take a quick bow.
More than 20 Korean celebrities have come together in making a music video honoring Pope Francis’ upcoming visit, and is an initiative they hope will help to overcome religious differences.
Two weeks after Pope Francis’ harsh condemnation of mafia corruption in the Italian region of Calabria, police abandoned a Marian procession which paused to bow in front of the house of a mafia leader.
Pope Francis on Monday pledged zero tolerance and pleaded for forgiveness from a group of sex abuse victims invited to the Vatican.
Pope Francis, in his first Vatican meeting with sex abuse victims, asked forgiveness for the Church’s sins of omissions in sex abuse scandals and denounced sex abuse by clergy as "execrable acts."