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Pope says he prays U.S.-led schism can be thwarted

10 Sep 2019

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE Pope Francis said on Tuesday he prayed that dissent from American Catholic conservatives would not lead to a schism in the Church and that he was willing to listen to critics and make corrections if necessary.

Pope says Britain should obey U.N., return islands, including U.S. base

10 Sep 2019

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE Pope Francis said on Tuesday Britain should comply with a U.N. resolution and return a chain of islands it holds in the Indian Ocean to Mauritius, including one rented to the United States for the Diego Garcia air base.

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat

09 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the planet. | Video

Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands

09 Sep 2019

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius Authorities in Mauritius cast remarks from Pope Francis during a visit on Monday as a boost for their claim to a chain of islands held by Britain, including one rented to the United States for the Diego Garcia air base. | Video

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft

09 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in grinding poverty. | Video

Pope celebrates Madagascar's 'living saint', champion of the poor

08 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated a former student of his who is now sometimes called Madagascar's "living saint" for having changed the lives of thousands of poor people who once lived in garbage dumps.

Pope celebrates Madagascar's 'living saint,' champion of the poor

08 Sep 2019

ANTANANARIVO Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated a former student of his who is now sometimes called Madagascar's "living saint" for having changed the lives of thousands of poor people who once lived in garbage dumps.

Pope, ending Mozambique visit, slams corrupt leaders

06 Sep 2019

MAPUTO Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, on Friday scolded political and business leaders in the resource-rich but poor East African country who allow themselves to be corrupted by outsiders. | Video

Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique

05 Sep 2019

MAPUTO Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all so as not to slip back into civil war. | Video

Pope arrives in Mozambique hoping to consolidate peace

04 Sep 2019

MAPUTO Pope Francis arrived to a vibrant welcome in to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will also be high on the agenda.

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