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The court struck down two provisions of a 2013 Texas law regulating abortion in the state

Pope Francis has appointed Franciscan Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa to replace Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem

The leaders said they hoped the Pan-Orthodox Council would become a regular event, taking place ‘every seven to 10 years’

A Turkish Foreign Ministry statement accused the Pope of ‘bias’ and said he had ‘disappointed the Turkish people’

Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his belief that three children should be the maximum number for families

Francis told reporters that the European Union needs to change, but added ‘the baby shouldn’t be thrown out with the bathwater’

The Pope spoke to reporters on his flight back to Rome from Armenia

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Pope Francis and Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II issue a joint declaration

Holy Father says Catholics and Armenian Orthodox Christians should ‘race toward our full communion’