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Corrections: February 10, 2016.

New York Times - ‎13 minutes ago‎
An article on Sunday about the Roman Catholic Church's efforts to come to terms with an abuse scandal at a boys' choir in Regensburg, Germany, led for 30 years by the brother of former Pope Benedict XVI misidentified the pope who made Gerhard Ludwig ...

Sydney Archbishop 'making good progress'

Weekly Times Now - ‎1 hour ago‎
... controversial Cardinal George Pell who left the position to become the Vatican's finance chief in Rome. He co-ordinated World Youth Day 2008 where more than 220,000 Catholic pilgrims from 170 countries flocked to Sydney to see Pope Benedict XVI.
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Pope appoints Msgr. Peter Wells, an American, as Nuncio to South Africa and Botswana

America Magazine - ‎17 hours ago‎
For almost 14 years, he has given loyal, professional and dedicated service to three popes—John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis. During his time in the Vatican his work entailed, among other things, contributing to events surrounding the death and ...
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En route to Mexico, Pope Francis to meet Russian Orthodox patriarch

My catholic standard - ‎14 hours ago‎
Pope Francis is scheduled to have more than two hours alone with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow in Cuba in addition to signing a declaration with the patriarch before flying on to Mexico for a Feb. 12-17 visit.
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Pope, Russian patriarch to hold first-ever meeting in Cuba Feb. 12

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Both St. John Paul II and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI tried holding this meeting in Moscow, but it never came to be. One obstacle was the belief by Russian religious leaders that the Catholic Church was trying to convert Orthodox faithful in what ...
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Dr. Joseph Marotta, 57: philanthropist, former Siena team doctor

The Daily Gazette - ‎9 hours ago‎
Marotta, a devout Catholic, called the mission “his calling,” and it had been blessed by Pope Benedict XVI and recently received a grant from Pope Francis.
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Plastic-bag 'fast' latest in a more modern take on Lent

Baltimore Sun - ‎6 hours ago‎
Pope Benedict XVI made the Vatican carbon-neutral, including putting solar panels on the roof of the papal audience hall. And Pope Francis released an encyclical last year outlining a theological basis for fighting climate change.

Human Light Chain to Receive Pope Francis in Mexico

Prensa Latina - ‎1 hour ago‎
10 de febrero de 2016, 00:15Mexico, Feb 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexicans will form a light chain of 19 kilometers to receive Pope Francis upon his arrival to this country on February 12. The Mexican Episcopal Conference (CEM) indicated that participants in ...

Honor: Rev. Steven Joseph Lopes consecrated Bishop in Houston - Texas

Portuguese American Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
... Portuguese American Roman Catholic prelate, Steven Joseph Lopes, 40, was consecrated a Bishop in Houston, Texas, and took up his appointment as prelate of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter established by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012 ...

A papal visit without the usual sniping

Mexico News Daily - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Part of the standard theater during past papal visits - John Paul II made the first of five in 1979, Benedict XVI went in 2012 - has always been sniping between bishops and politicians, as Mexico's political establishment bristled at Vatican calls ...

Episcopal Council of Latin America : from Pius XII to Francis

Vatican Radio - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
(Vatican Radio) From February 12 to the 17th Pope Francis is set to visit Mexico in the footsteps of two of his predecessors to the See of Peter, Saint John Paul II who travelled there five times and Benedict XVI once in 2012. An Apostolic journey ...
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Pope's Travels Include Appearance on US-Mexico Border - ‎12 hours ago‎
Pope Francis is visiting Mexico this week to check in on some of his Latin American flock, in particular to draw attention to the plight of (illegal) immigrants by holding a well publicized mass on the US border.
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Is the Catholic church's sex abuse crisis threatening to overwhelm Pope Francis?

The Tablet - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Abuse and how it was handled dogged the papacy of Benedict XVI and it could also wound Pope Francis. At the weekend it was announced that Peter Saunders, a British abuse survivor, was no longer working with the pontifical child protection commission.

15 things you probably didn't know about Maronites

StepFeed - ‎21 hours ago‎
Maronites throughout the region celebrate the feast of Saint Maroun on Tuesday. Annually, on Feb. 9, adherents to the sect remember their founder.

Marriage Supplement: Can a wine emerge that will last for ever?

Today's Catholic News - ‎10 hours ago‎
... of life with others, with families who support one another - is very important, and only in this way, through this involvement of the community, friends, the Church, the faith, God Himself, can a wine emerge that will last for ever.

Lawsuit filed against former St. Mary's priest

Central Michigan Life - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Former St. Mary's priest Denis Heames meets former Pope Benedict XVI. This photo was posted on Heames' Facebook page in February 2012.

How Pope Francis shakes up what it means to be 'pro-life'

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A few hours later, the pope spoke to hundreds of US Catholic bishops and specifically linked “the innocent victim of abortion” to other grave threats to life - including “children who die of hunger or from bombings,” “immigrants who drown in the search ...
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Pope Francis to find a Mexico where Catholics are no longer 'in the closet'

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Part of the standard theatre during past papal visits - John Paul II made the first of five in 1979, Benedict XVI went in 2012 - has always been sniping between bishops and politicians, as Mexico's political establishment bristled at Vatican calls ...

Women Are Being Murdered And These People Want The Pope To Talk About It

BuzzFeed News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
When Pope Benedict XVI arrived here in 2012, he did not meet with victims of sexual abuse, a move which clouded his visit. Jose Barba, the head of a group of former Legionaries of Christ who were sexually abused by the leader of the congregation, said ...
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Queen of the Universe now home to cross used during Pope Francis' visit

Bucks County Courier Times - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
He made the prie dieux and freedom candle for Pope Benedict XVI's 2008 prayer vigil at Ground Zero in New York City as well as the altar cross for the Mass in Yankee Stadium.