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Papal Lenten retreat moved from Vatican

October 28, 2013

"As a good Jesuit," Pope Francis knows it is best not to try to make a retreat where one lives and works, so he has decided the annual papal Lenten retreat with Roman Curia officials will be held outside Rome, a Vatican spokesman said.

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Statue hangs on

statue

October 28, 2013

A statue of Christ hangs from a portion of the destroyed Our Lady of Light Church in Bohol, a day after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Philippines.

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Catholic media bring Church to the people – pope

October 28, 2013

Catholic media are important not only as means of documenting Church events, Pope Francis said, but especially as means for bringing the Church and the Gospel closer to people.

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Pope pays tribute to English Mass translations

October 28, 2013

English translations of Latin liturgical texts have promoted unity in the faith and helped millions of Catholics better understand the sacraments they share, Pope Francis said.

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Firefighter pope

Pope Francis

October 28, 2013

Pope Francis wears a firefighter's helmet as he arrives to lead his general audience.

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Wasted food is fruit of 'throwaway culture'

October 28, 2013

Pope Francis denounced widespread hunger due to wasted food as a symptom of a "throwaway culture," and called for greater effort to build a worldwide "culture of encounter and solidarity" instead.

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Christian persecution growing stronger – study

October 28, 2013

The persecution of Christians around the world has intensified over the last two-and-a-half years, according to a review of religious freedom in 30 countries.

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Papal football

papal football

October 28, 2013

Linda Del Rio, wife of Denver Broncos' defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio, holds a football signed by members of the Broncos, outside St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Oct. 20.

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Visit retired priests, nuns Pope Francis urges

October 28, 2013

Calling homes for retired priests and nuns "sanctuaries of holiness," Pope Francis asked Catholics to visit those who spent their lives sharing the Gospel and caring for others.

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Vatican to control Internet domain names

October 28, 2013

As top-level Internet domain names are being rolled out and up for grabs, the Vatican has scored control of .catholic.

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