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Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

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VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor. | Video

Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor.

Top News, World, 23 Nov 2014

Pope condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

ROME - Pope Francis has condemned an attack by two Palestinians who killed four rabbis and a policeman in a Jerusalem synagogue, and expressed concern about rising tension and violence in the city.

World, 19 Nov 2014

End of communism not all good for Christianity - Vatican

REUTERS - The end of communist rule in Europe, which began 25 years ago this month, was not all positive for Christianity because it brought tensions between Rome and Russia back to the surface, a senior Vatican official said on Monday.

World, 18 Nov 2014

Pope says will visit United States next year

VATICAN CITY/PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis announced on Monday he would visit the United States next year, his first trip there as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church.

World, 17 Nov 2014

Pope says will visit United States next year

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis announced on Monday he would visit the United States next year, his first trip there as leader of the 1.2 billion-member Roman Catholic Church.

World, 17 Nov 2014

Pope Francis warns of "social emergency" after Rome clashes

ROME - Pope Francis warned on Sunday of a "social emergency" after violent protests against a migrant reception centre in Rome highlighted growing social tensions in disadvantaged areas of the Italian capital.

World, 16 Nov 2014

Pope to visit typhoon-devastated area during Philippines trip

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will visit the Philippines region devastated by Typhoon Haiyan last year, with four million people still homeless, when he makes his first trip to Asia in January, the Vatican said on Friday.

World, 14 Nov 2014

Pope sets up commission to deal with sex abuse appeals

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has set up a new commission to handle appeals by priests who have been disciplined for sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said on Tuesday.

World, 12 Nov 2014

Pope demotes outspoken American conservative cardinal

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Saturday demoted an outspoken conservative American cardinal who has been highly critical of the pontiff's reformist leadership of the Roman Catholic Church.

World, 08 Nov 2014

The Pope's trip to Brazil

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