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Pope Francis Wears A Face Mask For The First Time In Public

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  Pope Francis was seen Wednesday for the first time wearing a protective face mask as he attended his second traditional general audience before a...
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Pope Francis Says Lebanon Faces ‘Extreme Danger’ After Blast

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  Pope Francis used a first public audience in six months Wednesday to warn that Lebanon faces “extreme danger that threatens the very existence of...
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Pope To Resume Limited Public Audiences In September

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  Pope Francis will resume limited public weekly audiences early next month, the Vatican announced Wednesday, six months after the head of the Catholic Church...
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Vatican Plays Down Fears For Former Pope Benedict’s Health

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    The Vatican on Monday said former pope Benedict XVI was not in especially bad health after his biographer told a German newspaper he...
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DR Congo Set For Fresh Protests Over Appointment Of Top Election Official

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  Political parties and campaign groups in DR Congo have vowed to carry out a wave of protests over the proposed head of the country’s...
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‘We Have Failed’: DR Congo Looks Back On 60 Years Of Independence

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  As DR Congo marks 60 years of independence from brutal colonial ruler Belgium, some are lamenting how little progress has been made since in...
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Gabon Divided Over Vote To Decriminalise Homosexuality

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    Gabon’s gay community has welcomed the decriminalisation of homosexuality adopted this week, a year after an initial ban on same-sex relations sparked weeks...
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Ishaku To Catholic Community: Stop Inciting People Against My Government

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  Governor Darius Ishaku has asked a Catholic Community in Taraba State to desist from ‘inciting people against his government’.  According to the governor’s statement...
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Former Pope Benedict In Germany To Visit Ailing Brother

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  Former pope Benedict XVI travelled from the Vatican to Germany on Thursday to visit his sick brother, officials said, in his first trip abroad...
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Catholic Church counts over 3,000 child victims of sex abuse by Priests

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    At least 3,000 children have fallen victim to sex abuse in the French Catholic Church since 1950, a commission set up to examine...
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