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By Arcadio - February 17, 2016

Pope Francis preaches to marginalized indigenous in a fight to keep Catholics
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Pope Francis preaches to marginalized indigenous in a fight to keep Catholics

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - February 15, 2016

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico - Wedged between a chain-link fence and a metal barricade, Manuel Méndez, a vegetable farmer in a lamb-wool cloak, strained to…

Pope Francis kicks off Mexico tour addressing drug trafficking and violence
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Global
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Pope Francis kicks off Mexico tour addressing drug trafficking and violence

Joshua Partlow and Gabriela Martinez | The Washington Post - February 13, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis threw himself into the most contentious of issues roiling Mexico during his first full day here, calling on President Enrique Peña Nieto and…

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill urge Christian unity at historic Cuba talks
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Cuba
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Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill urge Christian unity at historic Cuba talks

Jean-Louis de la Vaissiere | AFP - February 12, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba – Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill called in a historic meeting Friday for restored Christian unity and urgent action to help Christians threatened by…

Pope and Russian Orthodox leader to hold historic encounter in Cuba
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Everyone's favorite pope
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Pope and Russian Orthodox leader to hold historic encounter in Cuba

Andrew Roth and Brian Murphy | The Washington Post - February 5, 2016

MOSCOW - Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill I of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba for the first time next Friday as part of an…

Minaret and Muslims in Mexican city set to host pope
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Arts and Culture
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Minaret and Muslims in Mexican city set to host pope

Yemeli Ortega | AFP - January 28, 2016

SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico -- The domed mosque with a minaret rises above small homes in a seemingly unlikely place: A southern Mexican indigenous city that…

Pope asks Central American nations to help resolve Cuban humanitarian drama
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Pope asks Central American nations to help resolve Cuban humanitarian drama

AFP - December 27, 2015

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday asked Central American nations to help end the "humanitarian drama" affecting thousands of U.S.-bound Cubans stranded in the region. "My thoughts…

‘Call me Francesco’: new film recalls pope’s darkest moments
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Arts and Culture
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‘Call me Francesco’: new film recalls pope’s darkest moments

Lucy Adler | AFP - November 30, 2015

ROME -- The challenges faced by Pope Francis during the dark years of the Argentine military dictatorship (1976-1983) are portrayed in a new film, "Call Me Francesco," which…

Pope Francis asks ‘forgiveness for the scandals’
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Crime
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Pope Francis asks ‘forgiveness for the scandals’

Ella Ide | AFP - October 14, 2015

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a surprise public apology from the Catholic Church for a series of scandals which have shaken the city of Rome and…

What the ‘Pope Francis effect’ hasn’t delivered in Cuba
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Cuba
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What the ‘Pope Francis effect’ hasn’t delivered in Cuba

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - October 8, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba -- Pope John Paul II's visit in 1998 put Christmas back on the Cuban calendar. When Pope Benedict XVI arrived in 2012, the Cuban government…