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Argentina

Argentine Pope Meets Argentine President, Awkward Again?

After a chilly first encounter, President Mauricio Macri and Pope Francis, both from Argentina bu...

Poland

Refugees, The Moral Failure Of Poland's Leaders

The recent visit by Pope Francis highlighted how little Polish leaders care about the emergency o...

Argentina

Pope Francis v. President Macri: A Simmering Argentine Beef

A combination of political differences, bungling of protocol and lack of sensitivity seem to have...

United States

Pope Francis, A Shrewd Political Leader Comes To Washington

Depending on his audience, the pontiff's messages vary. On a historic visit to the U.S., ...

Colombia

Colombian Farmers Turn To Pope In Dispute With Big Oil

After Colombian Energy Giant Mansarovar announced plans for oil exploration around one of Colombi...

Colombia

Where Pope Francis Has Failed: On Women's Equality

BOGOTA — It is no easy task trying to talk about the errors of Pope Francis. The achievements ...

Argentina

Argentine Historian Finds Pope's Real Birthplace Home

Exclusive: A historian has identified Pope Francis' birthplace in Buenos Aires, after false ...

Argentina

Argentina's Politicians Latch On To Homegrown Pope

Argentine politicians may not all have liked Jorge Bergoglio when he was Archbishop of Buenos Air...

Vatican City

Modernity Of Faith: Inside Pope Francis' Radical New Vision For Catholicism

-Analysis- VATICAN CITY — The pope who came from “almost the ends of the earth” continues to spread his ...

Poland

Poland's Church Struggles To Follow Pope Francis' Message Of Humility -- And Poverty

Some members of the hierarchy of the Polish Catholic Church seem to have troubled practicing what...

Italy

The Vatican's Most Dashing Man, But Can Don Giorgio Stay Among Its Most Powerful?

He was Benedict XVI's right-hand man, and now runs daily operations for Francis, but it'...

Vatican City

Five Amazingly Humble Pope Francis Moments You May Have Missed

Worldcrunch VATICAN CITY - Hardly a day passes that we’re not witness to a new ...

Vatican City

Pope Francis' First Guide To Catholicism? Grandma Rosa

Francis cited his Italian grandmother in his Palm Sunday homily. It's hardly the first time ...

Italy

Blessed Be Your Commute: City Of Rome Issues Pope Francis Metro Ticket

You can ride Rome's public bus and subway system by validating your biglietto of His Holines...

Vatican City

The Humility Of Pope Francis In A Single Photo

Worldcrunch VATICAN CITY - Humility is inarguably the defining feature of the ...

Vatican City

Pope Francis And Argentine Rabbi Wrote Book Together - Coming Out In English

LA STAMPA (Italy) Worldcrunch VATICAN CITY ...

Russia

Will Francis Go To Moscow? Russian Orthodox Size Up New Pope

MOSCOW - Catholics aren't the only ones who have noted the significance of Pope Francis' ...

Vatican City

Eight Things You Might Have Missed At Pope Francis Inauguration

CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE (U.S.), CLARIN (Argentina), VATICAN RADIO ...

Argentina

That Day Pope Francis Knew He Would Be A Priest

Officially incoronated Tuesday as the 266th Roman pontiff with a mass in St. Peter's Square,...

Italy

The Lowest Among Us: A New Pope, An Age-Old Christian Message

Pope Francis will preach humility and fraternity in the spirit of his namesake St. Francis of Ass...