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    World Vatican begins investigation after Pope’s Instagram page likes a racy photo of a scantily clad Brazilian model

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    World Pope Francis observes usual Ash Wednesday customs in time of virus – Vanguard News

    Pope Francis celebrated the Ash Wednesday ritual that marks the opening of the Catholic Church’s Lenten season in traditional fashion while greeting the public in Rome as other Masses were cancelled in northern Italy over fears of the coronavirus outbreak..... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Metro Pope Francis Reveals Decision On Whether Married Men Should Become Priests – Tori News

    The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has revealed his decision whether married men should be ordained as priests. Pope Francis, on Wednesday refused to endorse a proposal to allow married men to serve as priests in the Amazon region.... Read more via Tori News –...
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    World Pope expected to stand firm on celibacy in text on Amazon synod – Daily Monitor

    Pope Francis is on Wednesday to release a much-anticipated text about the Amazon, which is not expected to open up the priesthood to married men in the region despite an appeal from a historic Vatican meeting.... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/2OLlbWU Get more World News
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    World Pope Francis breaks Vatican taboo, gives woman top post – P.M. News

    Pope Francis on Wednesday breached Vatican customs by naming the first woman to hold a high-ranking post in the Secretariat of State, the male-dominated Vatican’s diplomatic and administrative nerve centre. Italian lay woman … Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/3adGo4Y Get more...
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    Metro Governor Willie Obiano Decorated With Knighthood By Pope Francis (Photos) – Tori News

    Pope Francis decorates Governor Willie Obiano with the Knight Commander of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great title. Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State was honored with the title, Knight Commander of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregry the Great (KCSG), by Pope Francis...
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    World Pope Francis reveals his latest fears about the church – Legit.ng

    Pope Francis has said that the church is no longer listened to by the world. The pontif explained that this is because the church has lost its influence over natuions as the source of cultures.... Read more via Legit.ng – https://ift.tt/2SkdNUW Get more World News
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    World Pope arrives Thailand on three-day visit – TODAY

    Pope Francis arrived in Bangkok on Wednesday to begin a tour of Thailand and Japan, part of a mission to boost the morale of those countries’ tiny minority Catholic communities and speak about issues of concern including human trafficking and peacemaking.... Read more via TODAY –...
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    World Jesus Christ never resurrected from the dead bodily – Pope Francis allegedly says in new book – Legit.ng

    A famous Italian journalist, Eugenio Scalfari, has claimed that Pope Francis once told him that Jesus Christ died but did not resurrect bodily. Scalfari, who revealed this in his new book, The One God and Modern Society, said that the Pope... Read more via Legit.ng – https://ift.tt/2KmVQjZ...
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    Metro Cardinal Onaiyekan Retires As Archbishop Of Abuja – Nairaland

    Pope Francis this afternoon at 12.00 Greenwich time accepted the retirement of John Cardinal Onaiyekan of Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja. As he is expected to celebrate his last.... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2CwOdmk Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Catholic Church To Start Ordaining Married Men As Priests – Olu Famous Blog

    Catholic bishops approved a proposal Saturday allowing some married men to be ordained as priests in the Amazon region. The proposal, which must be approved by Pope Francis, would be a historic change to the church’s centuries-old tradition of unmarried priests.... Read more via Olu Famous...
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    World Putin meets pope, ‘welcoming’ populist govt during Italy trip – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a lightning visit to Rome on Thursday, including talks with the pope, hailing efforts by Italy’s populist government to ease sanctions despite Moscow’s ongoing crisis with the West..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2XHaPNv Get...
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    World Vatican challenges modern gender theory – BBC News

    The Vatican has released a new document challenging modern conceptions of gender identity. The 31-page teaching guidance, released on Monday, is titled Male and Female He Created Them.... Read more via BBC News – https://bbc.in/2WUDnTj Get more World News
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    World Pope asks Roma to forgive Catholic Church’s ‘discrimination’ – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Pope Francis apologised to the Roma people on Sunday for the Roman Catholic Church’s “discrimination” against them as he wrapped up a visit to Romania. Making up around 10 percent of Romania’s 20 million people, many Roma are .. Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World...
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    World My tenure will be short – Pope Francis insists – Daily Post Nigeria

    Pope Francis on Tuesday reiterated that his time at the helm of affairs in the Roman Catholic Church will be short. “I still have the same feeling,’’ Francis said during an interview with.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – http://bit.ly/2wrKe7D Get more World News
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    World Pope Francis likens abortion to ‘hiring a hitman’ – TODAY.NG

    Pope Francis likened having an abortion to hiring a “hitman” while speaking at the “Yes to Life” anti-abortion conference in Rome Saturday. The Pontiff stated that abortion was never acceptable — not even in instances when fetuses are seriously ill — and urged doctors to support women to...
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    World ‘Those Who Hate Homosexuals Don’t Have a Human Heart’ – Pope – Olisa.tv

    Pope Francis has stated that anyone who discards Gay people doesn’t have a human heart. The Holy Father, who addressed celebrities who visited him, moved British comedian.... Read more via Olisa.tv – http://bit.ly/2UMlo0O Get more World News
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    World Photos: Pope Francis Kisses Feet Of Rival South Sudan Leaders – Channels Television

    Pope Francis knelt and kissed the feet of South Sudan’s rival leaders in an amazing act of humility aimed at promoting peace and to encourage unity among Africa countries torn by war. The Popes gesture cames at the close of a two-day … Read more via Channels Television –...
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    Metro [Picture] Pope Francis Prostrate for South Sudan President – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Pope Francis was pictured kneeling down to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit (C) and South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar (R) at the Pope’s Santa Marta residence in the.... Read more via INFORMATION NIGERIA – http://bit.ly/2GiOqMV Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Pope: Women have ‘legitimate claims’ for justice, equality – AP NEWS

    Pope Francis said in a document released Tuesday that women have “legitimate claims” to seek more equality in the Catholic Church, but he stopped short of endorsing recent calls from his own bishops to give women leadership roles. In the.... Read more via AP NEWS – https://ift.tt/2TRS2ZQ Get...