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Pope Francis Appoints America's First Black Cardinal, DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory [Video]

Pope Francis Appoints America's First Black Cardinal, DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory

On Sunday, speaking following his Angelus prayer from St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Pope Francis tapped Gregory to become America's first Black cardinal.

Credit: WJZ Baltimore     Duration: 00:26Published
Pope Francis's first public appearance with mask [Video]

Pope Francis's first public appearance with mask

Pope Francis wore a mask for the first time at a public function on Tuesday (October 20) when he attended a prayer service with other religious leaders to implore peace.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published
WEB EXTRA: Pope Wears Mask At Public Event For First Time [Video]

WEB EXTRA: Pope Wears Mask At Public Event For First Time

Pope Francis wore a face mask to a public event for the first time while at an interfaith service in Rome on Tuesday. The pope has faced criticism for not wearing a mask during his weekly general..

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 00:38Published
Italy loses quarantine exemption status [Video]

Italy loses quarantine exemption status

Italy, San Marino and Vatican City State have lost their exemptions from theUK’s quarantine requirements for international arrivals, the Department forTransport has announced.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published
The Hideous Bog Monster Movie [Video]

The Hideous Bog Monster Movie

The Hideous Bog Monster Movie trailer HD - Plot synopsis: From the files of Boggy Creek comes... "The Hideous Bog Monster." An escaped lunatic named Herbie flees a maximum security mental hospital to..

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Our moral imperative to act on climate change -- and 3 steps we can take | His Holiness Pope Francis [Video]

Our moral imperative to act on climate change -- and 3 steps we can take | His Holiness Pope Francis

The global climate crisis will require us to transform the way we act, says His Holiness Pope Francis. Delivering a visionary TED Talk from Vatican City, the spiritual leader proposes three courses of..

Credit: TED     Duration: 12:42Published
Pope hosts post-lockdown indoor general audience [Video]

Pope hosts post-lockdown indoor general audience

Over 1,000 people gathered in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican for the first time a general audience held by Pope Francis has been indoors since the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published
Pompeo Denied Visit With Pope [Video]

Pompeo Denied Visit With Pope

Pope Francis rejected a visit from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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Pompeo meets Vatican officials amid tension over China [Video]

Pompeo meets Vatican officials amid tension over China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday met Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin as tensions flare with the Vatican over China.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published
Vatican denies Pompeo audience with Pope [Video]

Vatican denies Pompeo audience with Pope

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed what he called China's "repressive" regime on Wednesday, as Vatican officials accuse him of trying to drag the Catholic Church into the U.S. presidential..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:36Published
IL DIVO movie [Video]

IL DIVO movie

IL DIVO movie trailer HD - Plot synopsis: For more than 50 years, he has been Italys most powerful, feared and enigmatic politician. And as Giulio Andreotti begins his seventh term as Prime Minister,..

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Fired cardinal denies wrongdoing [Video]

Fired cardinal denies wrongdoing

An Italian cardinal fired from his powerful Vatican post said on Friday Pope Francis had accused him of embezzlement and nepotism, but he denied wrongdoing and said he was still ready to lay down his..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published
WEB EXTRA: Pope Francis Encourages Social Distancing At General Audience [Video]

WEB EXTRA: Pope Francis Encourages Social Distancing At General Audience

Pope Francis wore a mask as he arrived for his General Audience at the Vatican Wednesday (9/9). He took it off to greet the faithful and encouraged social distancing. The pope spoke about the "common..

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Pope Francis Says Gossiping is a ‘Plague Worse Than Covid’ [Video]

Pope Francis Says Gossiping is a ‘Plague Worse Than Covid’

Pope Francis condemned gossip as a “plague worse than COVID” during prayers at the Vatican.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:41Published
Web Extra: Pope Francis Holds First General Audience With Public In 6 Months [Video]

Web Extra: Pope Francis Holds First General Audience With Public In 6 Months

Pope Francis held his first weekly General Audience with the public in six months at the Vatican on Wednesday. It was held in San Damaso courtyard instead of St. Peter’s Square. There were..

Credit: CBS4 Miami     Duration: 00:48Published
Pope visibly happy to resume public audiences [Video]

Pope visibly happy to resume public audiences

Pope Francis held his first weekly general audience with a live crowd in six months on Wednesday as the Holy See slowly lift restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published
Pope Francis Greets First Crowd Since Lockdown At The Vatican [Video]

Pope Francis Greets First Crowd Since Lockdown At The Vatican

Pope Francis has held his first general audience with a live crowd in six months, as restrictions ease after the coronavirus pandemic. About 500 people attended, nearly all of them wearing masks and..

Credit: HuffPost UK STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published

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Pope Francis bestows pallium on new Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

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Pope Francis appeals for peace in Cameroon after deadly school attack

Vatican City, Oct 28, 2020 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis appealed for an end to violence in Cameroon Wednesday after seven students were killed in an attack on a school in the city of Kumba. “I..
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Malaysia’s first cardinal dies at age 88

CNA Staff, Oct 28, 2020 / 07:10 am (CNA).- Malaysia’s first cardinal died Wednesday at the age of 88. Cardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez died Oct. 28 at a home run by the Little Sisters of the Poor..
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Pope Francis prays for all hearts to be inspired with respect for life

Vatican City, Oct 28, 2020 / 05:07 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Wednesday that he asks for St. John Paul II’s intercession for all hearts to be inspired with a respect for life and prays for strength..
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Pope reflects on Jesus as man of prayer (Vatican Press Office)

On May 6, Pope Francis began a series Wednesday general audiences on prayer; during August and September, he temporarily interrupted that series to speak on the theme of healing the world. His October..
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In overview of Fratelli tutti, leading Vatican diplomat notes 10 'questions raised' (Holy See Mission)

On October 26, Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, apostolic nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, offered an overview of the new encyclical to priests of the..
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Speakers at Vatican press conference discuss relaunch of Economy of Francesco (Vatican News)

The Economy of Francesco, a meeting of young economists and entrepreneurs interested in new economic models, was scheduled to take place in Assisi in March. Speakers at a October 27 Vatican press..
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New Orleans seeks to laicize all accused priests (CNA)

The Archdiocese of New Orleans has confirmed that it is seeking Vatican approval to laicize all priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse. The process is difficult: A priest cannot be..
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Victoria Police says it won't investigate Vatican wire transfer claims

Victoria Police confirmed money had been transferred to Australia "over a period of time" but appeared to play down its significance.
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Police passed information about claims of a Vatican rival trying to influence George Pell's trial

Italian media has reported claims Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu - considered a rival of Pell - is suspected of transferring $1.14 million to a bank account in Australia.
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Italian woman in Vatican financial scandal investigation arrested

Cecilia Marogna had worked for Cardinal Angelo Becciu, a Vatican official who was fired by Pope Francis last month and accused of embezzlement and nepotism.
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Pope meets Australian Cardinal Pell in midst of money scandal

Pope Francis met with Australian Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's former economy minister who has returned to Rome after the firing of an Italian cardinal whom Pell had accused of obstructing..
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Pell returns to the Vatican for a private audience with Pope Francis

Cardinal George Pell was cleared earlier this year of sexual abuse charges in Australia after spending 13 months in prison.
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British-born Italian teenager could become the Catholic Church's first millennial saint

Carlo Acutis, who was 15 years old when he died of Leukaemia in 2006, is on the path to sainthood after the Vatican ruled he had miraculously saved another boy's life.
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Abuse survivors despair as Pell conspiracy breaks cover

Vatican intrigue about the trials of George Pell have shifted into overdrive leaving abuse survivors behind.
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In midst of cardinal scandal, Pope Francis seeks to reassure money inspectors

In an address to the Council of Europe's financial monitoring arm, Francis listed recent actions he had taken to make Vatican finances more transparent. 
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Cardinal Becciu 'used Vatican funds to pay Italian woman' $826,000

Giovanni Angelo Becciu allegedly paid the money from Vatican funds to Cecilia Marogna, who claims to be an intelligence operative with links to the Italian secret services.
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Lawyer denies Pell's accuser ever received money for evidence

Lawyer for man who gave evidence against George Pell at trial has denied her client ever received money, amid reports that Vatican funds were sent to people in Australia to help secure the sex assault..
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald

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