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Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 22 (ANI): Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council (KCBC) on Thursday issued a statement regarding the news that Pope Francis declared support for civil union laws for same-sex couples.
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Vatican City [Vatican], October 21 (ANI): Pope Francis declared support for civil unions for same-sex couples for the first time as pontiff during an interview for a documentary film, that premiered on Wednesday at the Rome Film festival.
Abu Dhabi [UAE] October 21(ANI/NewsVoir): The Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF) today launched the 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity with a global call for nominations.
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Vatican City [Vatican], May 18 (ANI): Pope Francis on Monday offered public mass at St Peter's Basilica here, the first in two months, as restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic were eased.
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Kottayam (Kerala) [India], April 20 (ANI): At a mock meeting conducted at a church in a village here after Sunday Mass, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Pope Francis were seen in attendance.
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Vatican City [Vatican], April 12 (ANI): Pope Francis in his traditional Easter address on Sunday delivered a message of hope calling for solidarity across the world to confront the "epochal challenge" posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Vatican City, Mar 29 (ANI): Pope Francis on Sunday called for the world to stop "all forms of war" and act as "one human family" against the coronavirus.
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Vatican [Italy], Mar 08 (ANI): Breaking a centuries-old tradition as the country deals with coronavirus outbreak, Pope Francis here live-streamed his prayers to giant screens in St. Peter's Square instead of addressing through Vatican palazzo window on Sunday.
Rome [Italy], Mar 8 (ANI): Instead of addressing the crowd from a window overlooking St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis will deliver Sunday prayers via a livestream video from a library inside the Vatican because of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, officials have said.
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Rome [Italy], Jan 1 (ANI): Pope Francis on Wednesday urged the people to denounce violence against women in his New Year message, hours after slapping a woman's hand to free himself from her grip.
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Rome [Italy], Dec 26 (ANI): Pope Francis has, once again, directed the world's attention to the plight of migrants in his annual Christmas speech, appealing to all countries to take responsibility and embrace the refugees who have been displaced from areas plagued by conflict, social and pol
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Tokyo [Japan], Nov 24 (ANI): Pope Francis on Sunday strongly condemned the use of nuclear weapons and an increase in global arms trade as he paid tribute to the victims of the atomic bomb attack in Nagasaki.