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Pope Francis Hints He Might One Day Retire

Will the current pontiff follow Pope Benedict’s shocking move and retire in the next few years?

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From 30,000 Feet, Pope Francis Reaches Out to Beijing

The pontiff’s flight over China and his corresponding telegram to President Xi Jinping carry historic significance.

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No ‘Pope Francis Effect’ on Capitol Hill Gridlock

Despite the almost universal popularity of Pope Francis, the House of Representatives was unable to muster enough bipartisan support to pass a resolution lauding Francis’s election.

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Pope Francis Apologizes for Persecution of Pentecostals

Seeking forgiveness for the decades of persecution of Italian Pentecostals, Pope Francis met with Evangelicals from the U.S., Argentina, and Italy.

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Meriam Ibrahim, Finally Freed from Sudan, Meets With Pope Francis

After being trapped in Sudan for her refusal to renounce Christianity, Meriam Ibrahim and her family met with Pope Francis.

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Hey Religious Leaders, Maybe Twitter Isn’t a Great Place to Pontificate

For many thought leaders, Twitter is not a good look.

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Pope Francis’s Comments on Pedophilia in the Church Spark Debate

Pope Francis raises eyebrows by saying pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals.’

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First Ever Papal High Five in Pope Francis’s Meeting with Televangelicals

Pope Francis recently met with Texas televangelists Kenneth Copeland and James Robison for three hours, within weeks after meeting with televangelist Joel Osteen.

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Pope to Visit Italian Mafia Heartland

Amid rumors of ailing health, Pope Francis will visit one of the poorest regions in Italy in the wake of a mafia murder.

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Globe-Trotting Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Is Almost 84, and Working Harder Than Ever

The retired archbishop of Washington is enjoying a second wind under Pope Francis and loving every minute of it.