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Topic: Pope Francis

Pope phones people all the time, says Vatican official

Mgr Dario Viganò claims Francis told him it was a ‘good thing’ the media didn’t report on all his calls

The Pope’s new Secretary of State has said things which have thrilled the ‘Spirit of Vatican II’ boys to bits: but there’s nothing here for them

Of course clerical celibacy isn’t a dogma; and Archbishop Parolin thinks that the Church is collegial when the Pope listens first and then decides

People who gossip are cowards and hypocrites, says Pope Francis

Francis says in his homily that people who criticise others lack ‘the courage to look at their own defects’

Pope Francis to meet prisoners during visit to Sardinia

The Pope will also venerate the icon of Our Lady of Bonaria during the trip next Sunday

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In just six months Pope Francis has shaken up the world

The Holy Father has prompted millions to re-examine their prejudices about the Church

Pope urges dialogue with nonbelievers in letter to high profile atheist

Francis responds to Eugenio Scalfari, co-founder and former editor-in-chief of Italian newspaper, La Repubblica

Who will join Pope Francis in standing up for Syria’s Christians?

We must demand that our moralising, ineffectual political leaders take action

Pope sent greetings to the Queen straight after his election, says cardinal

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor reveals Pope was keen to “assert his respect for the Queen”

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