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In lieu of visit, pope makes major donation to South Sudan charities

With a trip to South Sudan postponed indefinitely, Pope Francis is sending close to a half-million dollars to help two church-run hospitals, a teacher training center and farming projects for families as a way to show the people there his solidarity and support.
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Pope tells Nigerian priests accept bishop or be suspended

Pope Francis is giving priests belonging to the Diocese of Ahiara, Nigeria, 30 days to write a letter promising obedience to him and accepting the bishop appointed for their diocese or they will be suspended.
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Pope spends day in Genoa talking jobs, witness, migration

VATICAN CITY — Condemning an economy that encourages speculation more than entrepreneurship, warning priests and religious that they share responsibility for the vocations crisis and telling young people they are right to be puzzled by nations that close their doors to people fleeing persecution, Pope Francis spent a busy day in Genoa. Besides being packed...
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Pope Francis greets crowd in year of mercy

Celebrating the Year of Mercy

In the Archdiocese of Baltimore, holy doors have been designated at seven locations.
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