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Pope installs new cardinals, including first African-American

Pope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the...
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Let Us Dream by Pope Francis review – the holy father of fraternity

In reflections written during lockdown, the pontiff adds his weight to a growing group of people seeking a return to community-minded valuesNot long into these reflections on the lessons of a traumatic year, Pope Francis offers a line from his favourite poet, Friedrich Hölderlin: “Where the danger is, grows the saving power.” At moments of personal trial throughout his life, Francis writes, these words have helped him navigate the crisis. Though moments of reckoning will strip us bare, absolute ...
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Pope Francis pays visit to predecessor with elevated cardinals

Pope Francis on Saturday paid a visit to his predecessor with 11 of the 13 newly elevated cardinals who were raised to the highest rank...
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Pope Francis appoints first African American cardinal

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, DC, made headlines this year for criticising US President Donald Trump.
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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis raised 13 new cardinals to the highest rank in the Catholic hierarchy Saturday and immediately warned them not...
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Wilton Gregory: Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Wilton Gregory is one of 13 new cardinals installed by Pope Francis at a ceremony on Saturday.
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Pope installs new cardinals, including first African American

Wilton Gregory, 72, joins College of Cardinals in VaticanPope Francis further shapes electorate for his successorPope Francis has installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff’s impact on the group that will one day elect his successor.Wilton Gregory, the 72-year-old archbishop of Washington DC becomes the first African American cardinal at a time the United States is examining race relations after a spate of police killings...
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Football was only part of it: Diego Maradona transcended sport | Uki Goñi

Proud, defiant, political. To the world’s neglected and marginalised, he was a figure of hopeFor a nation prone to frequent lamentation over its missed opportunities, crashing from the world’s 10th wealthiest economy per capita in 1913 to a constant teetering at the edge of economic and social collapse for the better part of the past century, Argentina has produced an astonishing array of instantly recognisable global icons.Eva Perón, unanointed queen of Argentina’s “shirtless” working class, wa...
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Pope Francis slams anti-lockdown protesters and praises healthcare workers in New York Times op-ed

Pope Francis wearing a protective mask attends an international Prayer for Peace initiative at the Capitoline Hill on October 20, 2020 in Rome, Italy. Alessandra Benedetti - Corbis/Getty Images Pope Francis spoke out against people who protested coronavirus lockdowns in a New York Times op-ed on Thursday. "Looking to the common good is much more than the sum of what is good for individuals," he wrote. The opinion piece came after the Supreme Court ruled against placing restrictions on reli...
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Pope Francis swipes at groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in NYT op-ed

Pope Francis on Thursday praised medical workers and criticized groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in an op-ed published fo
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Pope Francis Urges Solidarity In A COVID-19 World In Rare Op-Ed

In The New York Times, Pope chastises governments ignoring "mounting deaths," and warns about other "unseen viruses."
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Pope Francis refers to China's Uyghurs as 'persecuted' for the first time

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly named China's Uyghur minority among a list of the world's persecuted peoples, breaking his silence on allegations of widespread human rights abuses in the country's far-western Xinjiang region.
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Pope Francis takes aim at anti-mask protestors: ‘They are incapable of moving outside of their own little world’

In his new book, the pontiff asks, ‘What matters more — to take care of people or keep the financial system going?’
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China dismisses Pope Francis's comments about persecution of Uighurs

Beijing says pontiff’s remarks have ‘no factual basis’ despite evidence a million of the Muslim minority group are being held in campsChina has dismissed criticism of its treatment of Uighurs in a new book by Pope Francis in which he describes the “persecution” of the Muslim minority group.A foreign ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, said Francis’ remarks had “no factual basis at all”. Continue reading...
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Pope Francis meets with NBA players

Five NBA players met with Pope Francis to discuss social injustice and inequality on November 23, including Marco Belinelli, Kyle Korver and Anthony Tolliver. The meeting comes in a year filled with awareness around social injustice.
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Pope Francis defends George Floyd protests, blasts demonstrations against coronavirus lockdowns in book

Pope Francis defended the protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death as a fight for “human dignity” — while...
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Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, slams COVID-19 skeptics in book

Pope Francis defended protests against police brutality after George Floyd's death and blasted demonstrations against COVID-19...
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Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss social injustice

Five NBA players visited the Vatican on Monday to discuss social and economic injustice with Pope Francis.
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Pope Francis refers to China's Uyghurs as 'persecuted' for the first time

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly named China's Uyghur minority among a list of the world's persecuted peoples, breaking his silence on allegations of widespread human rights abuses in Beijing's Xinjiang region.
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Pope Francis met with 5 players from the NBA to discuss social and economic injustice

Pope Francis meets a delegation of five NBA players, including Jonathan Isaac and Sterling Brown and officials from the National Basketball Players Association at the Vatican November 23, 2020. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS Pope Francis on Monday met with five players from the NBA to discuss social and economic injustice. "With the Pope's support and blessing, we are excited to head into this next season reinvigorated to keep pushing for change and bringing our communities together," s...
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Pope says for first time that China's Uighurs are 'persecuted'

Francis mentions plight of Muslim minority in China, alongside Rohingya and Yazidi, in new bookPope Francis has for the first time called China’s Muslim Uighurs a “persecuted” people, something human rights activists have been urging him to do for years.In the wide-ranging book Let Us Dream: the Path to a Better Future, he said: “I think often of persecuted peoples: the Rohingya, the poor Uighurs, the Yazidi” in a section where he also talks about persecuted Christians in Islamic countries. Cont...
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Pope Francis appears to compare President Donald Τrump's rallies to Hitler's and praised Black Lіves Matter reforms in his new book

POPE Francis appears to compare President Donald Trump’s rallies to Hitler’s and praised Black Lives Matter reforms in his new book. In...
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Pope derides anti-mask protesters

Pope Francis took aim Monday at protests against coronavirus restrictions, contrasting them with the "healthy indignation" seen in the...
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Pope says anti-maskers stuck in 'their own little world of interests'

Francis contrasts opposition to Covid measures with ‘healthy indignation’ over racismCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePope Francis has taken aim at protests against coronavirus restrictions, contrasting them with the “healthy indignation” seen in demonstrations against racism after the death of George Floyd.“Some groups protested, refusing to keep their distance, marching against travel restrictions – as if measures that governments must impose for the good of their pe...
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NBA players travel to Vatican to discuss social justice work with Pope Francis

A delegation of NBA players traveled to the Vatican on Monday to meet with Pope Francis to discuss the league’s efforts to combat social...
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NBA players meet Pope Francis at Vatican, hailed for demanding justice

The group presented the pope with gifts such as a commemorative basketball and an Orlando Magic jersey.
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'Migration is not a threat to Christianity,' says Pope Francis

"To reject a struggling migrant, whatever his or her religious belief, out of fear of diluting a 'Christian' culture is grotesquely...
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N.B.A. Players Meet With Pope Francis

The players and officials from their union were invited last week to discuss their campaign at the Vatican.
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NBA players meet with Pope Francis at Vatican to discuss social justice, per reports

Pope Francis is hosting five NBA players and union president Michele Roberts on Monday, according to multiple reports.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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