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    Pope says world mustn’t turn a blind eye to migrants, poor

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Pope Francis criticised rising wealth inequality and the treatment of migrants on Sunday, saying the world should not ignore those ‘tossed by the waves of...

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    Pope condemns synagogue attack, calls for end to ‘hotbeds of hate’

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 05:20pm on October 28, 2018

    Pope Francis on Sunday strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh as an ‘inhuman act of violence,’ and prayed for the...

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    Pope vows no more cover-ups on sexual abuse

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 07:03pm on August 20, 2018

    Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics on Monday, asking each one of them to help...

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    Finland is world’s happiest country: UN

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:17am on March 15, 2018

    Finland is the world’s happiest country, according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday that found Americans were getting less happy even as their country...

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    Pope Francis says 2017 marred by war, lies

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 01:26am on January 02, 2018

    Pope Francis in his year-end message said that 2017 had been marred by war, lies and injustice, and he urged people to take responsibility for...

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    Pope calls for protection of Rohingyas

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 02:05am on December 26, 2017

    Pope Francis in his Christmas message on Monday said he saw Jesus in the children he met during his recent trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh,...

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    Pope faces diplomatic dilemma

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:12am on November 24, 2017

    Pope Francis visits Myanmar next week, a delicate trip for the world’s most senior Christian to a majority Buddhist country accused by Washington of the...

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    Pope to meet Rohingya refugees

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:05am on November 23, 2017

    Pope Francis will meet the head of Myanmar’s army on a visit to the country and Rohingya refugees while he is in Bangladesh, both late...

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    Pope criticises Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:44am on February 09, 2017

    Pope Francis issued a stinging criticism of atrocities against Myanmar’s Rohingya minority on Wednesday, saying they had been tortured and killed simply because they wanted...