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Vatican City [Vatican City] Jun 9 (ANI): In the wake of the recent military crackdown in Sudan that left at least 113 pro-democracy protestors dead last week, Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace and resumption of dialogues between the opposing factions in the African country.
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Washington D.C. [USA], May 26 (ANI): Pope Francis on Saturday said abortion was always unacceptable, regardless of whether a fetus is fatally ill or has pathological disorders.
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Vatican city [Vatican city], May 9 (ANI): Pope Francis issued new laws for the Catholic Church on Thursday, mandating that all priests and nuns report sexual abuse and cover-ups to church authorities.
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Vatican City, Apr 29 (ANI): Pope Francis recently donated USD 5,00,000 to help migrants in Mexico who are attempting to enter the United States, reinforcing the pontiff's stance of welcoming migrants rather than stigmatising them.
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Vatican City, New Delhi [Vatican City, India], Apr 16 (ANI): Pope Francis on Tuesday expressed solidarity with the people of France following the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday.
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Melbourne [Australia], Feb 26 (ANI): Cardinal George Pell, who is considered to be one of the most powerful men in the Vatican, was found guilty of sexually abusing choirboys.
Vatican City [Vatican City], Feb 25 (ANI): Ending the four-day summit on "The Protection of Minors in the Church" here, Pope Francis called clergymen who perpetrated sexual abuse as "tools of Satan," on Sunday (local time).
Rome [Italy], Feb 24 (ANI): Scores of victims, who were allegedly sexually abused by members from the Catholic clergy as children, held protests near the Vatican on Saturday (local time).
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Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): The Vatican has defrocked former United States cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, after a church trial found him guilty of sexually abusing minors.
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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Feb 5 (ANI): Pope Francis became the first pontiff to deliver a mass in the Arabian Peninsula, where he addressed a gathering of around 1,35,000 people at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
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Vatican City, Dec 31 (ANI): Vatican spokesperson Greg Burke resigned on Monday.
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Vatican City [Vatican City], Dec 21 (ANI): Pope Francis, in his annual Christmas speech to the Vatican bureaucracy, called out sexual abusers from within the clergy and asked them to "convert and hand themselves over to human justice".