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The Manila Times
New strikes hit Syria town despite ceasefire callenters its eighth year with no diplomatic solution in sight. Pope calls for im
The Manila Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
enters its eighth year with no diplomatic solution in sight. Pope calls for immediate halt to Syria violenceVATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Sunday called for an immediate end to violence in Syria to allow aid deliveries, especially in the rebel... Read more
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BBC News
Air strikes in Syria after ceasefire dealSecretary General Antonio Guterres has said the situation in the Eastern Ghouta
BBC News / Posted 3 hours ago
Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said the situation in the Eastern Ghouta is like "hell on Earth". On Sunday, Pope Francis said the violence was "inhuman" and called for an immediate halt to the deadly bombardment to allow access for... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fire VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syri
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Teens take the Polar PlungeParty pressures its leader to change Brexit stance LONDON (AP) - British Labou
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 hours ago
Party pressures its leader to change Brexit stance LONDON (AP) - British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing… Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fire VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violen... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
A fan's experience at the Winter GamesParty pressures its leader to change Brexit stance LONDON (AP) - British Labou
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Party pressures its leader to change Brexit stance LONDON (AP) - British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing… Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fire VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violen... Read more
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New York Daily News
Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-firehumanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. (AP P
New York Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Pope says Syria being 'martyred', urges humanitarian aid for Ghouta Pope Francis called for an immediate end to the violence in Syria so food and
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
Pope Francis called for an immediate end to the violence in Syria so food and medicine can get in and the sick and wounded can leave. FILE: Pope Francis in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fireVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians and the sick and wounded can be evacuated. Francis led... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fireVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians and the sick and wounded can be evacuated. Francis led... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fireVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians and the sick and wounded can be evacuated. Francis led... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fireVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians and the sick and wounded can be evacuated. Francis led... Read more
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asianage
Rome’s Colosseum turns red in protest against Pak’s blasphemy laws for Asia Bibiimpure," he said. The husband and daughter, who broke down in tears as she add
asianage / Posted 4 hours ago
impure," he said. The husband and daughter, who broke down in tears as she addressed the group, were earlier received by Pope Francis, who told her: "I think often of your mother and I pray for her". European Parliament President Antonio Tajani,... Read more
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Ekklesia
A hopeful step for Lutheran-Catholic couplessaid: “We are grateful to hear about this decision, which is made in the spirit
Ekklesia / Posted 7 hours ago
said: “We are grateful to hear about this decision, which is made in the spirit of pastoral ecumenism. At his meeting with Pope Francis in December, LWF President Panti Filibus Musa, referred to pastoral ecumenism and said in that context, the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Catholic church savaged after it opposes smacking banout of step with international opinion and that smacking had been banned in nat
heraldscotland / Posted 10 hours ago
out of step with international opinion and that smacking had been banned in nations such as Argentina – the home country of Pope Francis. The SNP Government has confirmed it will ensure Finnie's bill becomes law - this would make Scotland the first... Read more
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heraldscotland
Catholic church savaged after its opposes smacking banout of step with international opinion and that smacking had been banned in nat
heraldscotland / Posted 11 hours ago
out of step with international opinion and that smacking had been banned in nations such as Argentina – the home country of Pope Francis. The SNP Government has confirmed it will ensure Finnie's bill becomes law - this would make Scotland the first... Read more
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EuroNews
Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy lawimpure,” he said. The husband and daughter, who broke down in tears as she add
EuroNews / Posted 18 hours ago
impure,” he said. The husband and daughter, who broke down in tears as she addressed the group, were earlier received by Pope Francis, who told her: “I think often of your mother and I pray for her”. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rome's Colosseum turned red to protest Pakistan blasphemy lawimpure," he said. The husband and daughter, who broke down in tears as she add
Swissinfo / Posted 19 hours ago
impure," he said. The husband and daughter, who broke down in tears as she addressed the group, were earlier received by Pope Francis, who told her: "I think often of your mother and I pray for her". European Parliament President Antonio Tajani,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Super Eight field sethappened after that is what will make this one of the most fascinating tourname
Boston Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
happened after that is what will make this one of the most fascinating tournaments in the 28-year history of the event. Pope Francis, which was considered one of the top four teams in the state all season, was a unanimous selection into the... Read more
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Gulf News
US donors baulk at pope’s request for $25m for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major US Cat
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major US Catholic foundation baulked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million (Dh91.81 million) loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital.The Immaculate Institute for... Read more
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Gulf News
Vatican abuse investigator meets bishop accused of cover-upbeen accused of covering up sexual abuse of minors committed by a priest Santi
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
been accused of covering up sexual abuse of minors committed by a priest Santiago: A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims met on Friday with Chilean Bishop Juan Barros about accusations that he... Read more
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New York Daily News
Bishop at heart of abuse cover-up claims testifies in Chileby members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicl
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
by members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicluna, arrived in Chile on Monday, sent by the Pope Francis, to gather testimonies accusing the Archbishop of Osorno of covering up sexual abuses committed by priest... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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New York Daily News
US donors balk at pope's request for $25M for Rome hospitalThe Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. C
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope Francis to foot a $25 million loan to a scandal-plagued Rome hospital. The Immaculate Institute for Dermatology made... Read more
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Swissinfo
Chileans lose faith as Vatican scrambles to contain sex abuse scandalby the civil justice system because the statute of limitations had expired. So
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
by the civil justice system because the statute of limitations had expired. So many Chileans were shocked in 2015 when Pope Francis appointed as a bishop a clergyman accused of covering up for Karadima, and defended that choice in a visit to... Read more
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EuroNews
Vatican child abuse investigator released from hospital in ChileBy Fabian Cambero SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
By Fabian Cambero SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims was released from a hospital in Santiago on Friday after undergoing emergency gallbladder surgery, and may conduct more... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The curious world of papal flights, from 'Shepherd One' to double beds in the skymore than all his predecessors combined, while visiting nearly two thirds of th
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
more than all his predecessors combined, while visiting nearly two thirds of the world’s countries. But the current pope, Pope Francis, is hardly sedentary. Since 2013, he has flown to five continents and 34 different countries, and that’s only... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Jersey Archbishop tweets 'nighty-night, baby' to 'his sister'his baby sisters'. Goodness said he doesn't know how the siblings were communic
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
his baby sisters'. Goodness said he doesn't know how the siblings were communicating before the message was tweeted out Pope Francis elevated Tobin to cardinal in November 2016, marking a transition in Newark away from an archbishop who was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anglican Church Endorses Vatican's Call for Prayers for South Sudan, DRC(and) power.” The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is the head of th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
(and) power.” The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who is the head of the Anglican Church, is also supporting Pope Francis’ call for Friday to be set aside as a day of prayer and fasting for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of... Read more
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BBC News
Dutch MPs defy Turkey over 'genocide'but other countries have tabled similar motions in the past. More than 20 nati
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
but other countries have tabled similar motions in the past. More than 20 nations, including France and Russia, as well as Pope Francis, have recognised the 1915 killings as genocide. Turkey denies that there was a systematic campaign to slaughter... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thousands attend ordination of Wollongong’s new Catholic bishopof the cathedra”, allowing him to take over and conduct the the ceremony in fro
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
of the cathedra”, allowing him to take over and conduct the the ceremony in front of his flock. The Holy Father Pope Francis named Brian Mascord as the fifth Bishop of Wollongong on November 30. He has recently been serving as a... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
At 85, Westerleigh woman's most memorable moment was with Mother Teresaa saint by many for her work among the poorest of the world's poor, even before
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
a saint by many for her work among the poorest of the world's poor, even before she was officially bestowed the title by Pope Francis in September of 2016. The year was 1981, and Mary had been president of the city Police Department's Regina... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong’s accidental bishop: 'I never thought this would happen to me'of Maitland-Newcastle in 1992. In 2012, after years of working in different pa
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
of Maitland-Newcastle in 1992. In 2012, after years of working in different parishes within the diocese, he became the Vicar General of Maitland-Newcastle. And on November 30 last year, Pope Francis appointed him as the fifth Bishop of Wollon... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Watch the ordination of Wollongong’s new Catholic bishop liveaffiliated organisations, leaders of other churches and faiths, civic leaders o
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
affiliated organisations, leaders of other churches and faiths, civic leaders of government and business. The Holy Father Pope Francis named Father Mascord as the fifth Bishop of Wollongong on November 30. He has recently been serving as a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Students need lessons to identify fake news, journalism dean sayshis presentation cited an incident from the 2016 presidential election campaign
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
his presentation cited an incident from the 2016 presidential election campaign when a fictitious news site reported that Pope Francis had endorsed Republican candidate Donald Trump. The pope issued a denial. Nonetheless, more than 868,000... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
L.A. Cardinal emeritus out as papal envoy to Scrantoncommemorating its 150th anniversary as planned, spokesman William Genello said.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
commemorating its 150th anniversary as planned, spokesman William Genello said. The diocese had announced in January that Pope Francis appointed Mahony as his special envoy to take part in a pontifical Mass on March 4 at the Cathedral of St.... Read more
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Variety
Claire McCaskill’s GOP Opponent Slams Her Over Hollywood Tiesthe themes of his movies with public policy debate and high profile leaders. In
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
the themes of his movies with public policy debate and high profile leaders. In the case of “Philomena,” Lee also met with Pope Francis with star Steve Coogan. The attack from Hawley’s campaign shows the extent to which Republicans are determined... Read more
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The Manila Times
Must we aim for ending corruption and poverty?particularly the Roman Catholic Church, whose leaders he called “hypocrites.” H
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
particularly the Roman Catholic Church, whose leaders he called “hypocrites.” He has also cursed the beloved leader, Pope Francis, calling him a “son of a bitch” for causing traffic jams in Metro Manila when he visited in January 2015. And... Read more
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ABC News
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chileby members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicl
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
by members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicluna, arrived in Chile on Monday, sent by the Pope Francis, to gather testimonies accusing the Archbishop of Osorno of covering up sexual abuses committed by priest... Read more
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EuroNews
Vatican special child abuse investigator hospitalized in SantiagoSANTIAGO (Reuters) – A Vatican investigator sent to Santiago by Pope Francis to
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A Vatican investigator sent to Santiago by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims has been hospitalized with an undisclosed health problem, a spokesman said Wednesday. Archbishop Charles Scicluna was stable and conscious in... Read more
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The Columbian
Is hugging over? Some sure hope sothe come-from-behind squeeze with closed eyes and a beaming smile as he showed
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
the come-from-behind squeeze with closed eyes and a beaming smile as he showed his controversial support for the candidate. Pope Francis embraced Sunni Muslim leader Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb in 2016, telling onlookers, “Our meeting is the... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in ChileSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate a
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that sex abuse was covered up has been hospitalized in Chile. Catholic bishop's conference spokesman Jaime Coiro says the problems affecting Charles Scicluna... Read more
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New York Daily News
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chileby members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicl
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
by members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicluna, arrived in Chile on Monday, sent by the Pope Francis, to gather testimonies accusing the Archbishop of Osorno of covering up sexual abuses committed by priest... Read more
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FOX News
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile – The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate alleg
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
SANTIAGO, Chile – The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that sex abuse was covered up has been hospitalized in Chile. Catholic bishop's conference spokesman Jaime... Read more
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FOX News
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in ChileSANTIAGO, Chile – The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegat
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
SANTIAGO, Chile – The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that sex abuse was covered up has been hospitalized in Chile. Catholic bishop's conference spokesman Jaime Coiro says the problems affecting Charles Scicluna aren't... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chileby members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicl
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
by members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Scicluna, arrived in Chile on Monday, sent by the Pope Francis, to gather testimonies accusing the Archbishop of Osorno of covering up sexual abuses committed by priest... Read more
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