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Pope implicitly criticises Putin on invasion, considers Kyiv trip

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS. Pope Francis said on Saturday he was considering a trip to Kyiv and implicitly criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin over the invasion of Ukraine, saying a “potentate” was fomenting conflict for nationalist interests. Francis made the comments, first to reporters on the plane taking him to Malta for a Read More…

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“You caught me!” Pope congratulates reporter who saw him at record shop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Rome Reports/Handout/REUTERS. Pope Francis has congratulated the reporter who caught him visiting old friends who run a Rome record shop this week, joking that it was his “bad luck” that the news got out. The visit on Tuesday night was to have remained secret but Javier Martinez-Brocal of the Rome Reports television news Read More…

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Pope removes legal privileges for Vatican cardinals, bishops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo, Vatican Media/­Handout/REUTERS . Pope Francis ruled on Friday that bishops and cardinals who work in the Vatican will be judged by the same lay tribunal that hears other criminal cases and no longer by an elite panel of prelates. Francis issued a decree abrogating a provision in the Vatican’s civil Read More…

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Pope Francis remembers fellow Argentine Maradona affectionately

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images, Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images. Pope Francis remembers soccer legend and fellow Argentine Diego Maradona with affection and is keeping him in his prayers, the Vatican said on Wednesday. Maradona, who died on Wednesday at his home in Argentina following a heart attack, met the pope several times at the Vatican Read More…