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May 12, 2016 12:24 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The pope said it was time to study the possibility of allowing women to become church deacons.
Apr 8, 2016 07:07 AM ET // AFP
In a new set of guidelines, Pope Francis softens the church stance on divorcees and cohabitation of unmarried couples, but holds the line against homosexuality.
Apr 4, 2016 11:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Found at a British Abbey, the copper wire, braided together, turned to be part of a whip used by monks for self-flagellation. Continue reading →
Dec 8, 2015 08:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Pope Francis pushed open the massive holy door of St. Peter's basilica, marking the start of a jubilee on the theme of mercy.
Nov 3, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Vatican's recent arrest of a priest and a laywoman for allegedly leaking confidential documents reveals a lesser known aspect of the religious body.
Oct 21, 2015 12:01 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Vatican denies widespread rumors that the pope has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Sep 23, 2015 08:20 AM ET
Pope Francis has been on a whirlwind tour of late, just this week touching down in America. Trace takes a look at his views on science and religion and recounts those of past popes as well.
Dec 12, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Discovery News
His remarks made to a grieving child give hope to believing animal lovers everywhere.
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