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Pope In First Trip Outside Rome Since Virus Lockdown

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  Pope Francis makes his first trip Saturday since the Vatican’s coronavirus lockdown, though it will be a solitary affair for the crowd-loving Argentine who has...
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Pope Francis ‘Constantly Monitored’ For COVID-19 – Vatican

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  Pope Francis is being “constantly monitored” for signs of the coronavirus, a top Vatican official said Monday, after the 83-year old pontiff met with...
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Pope Calls For Social Justice And Vaccines For All

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  The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating inequalities between rich and poor, Pope Francis said on Wednesday, calling for universal vaccines not reserved just for the...
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COVID-19 Cases Hit Seven Million As Latin America Crisis Deepens

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    The number of coronavirus infections globally topped seven million on Monday as deaths mounted in Latin America, but New Zealand’s declaration of victory...
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Reopening Of St Peter’s Basilica Marks First Step For Italy’s Catholics

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  Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican reopened to visitors on Monday after being closed for over two months under Italy’s lockdown orders to prevent...
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Pope Marks ‘Easter Of Solitude’ In Virus Lockdown

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  Pope Francis offered a prayer for coronavirus victims in an unprecedented livestream Easter Sunday message delivered from a hauntingly empty Vatican to a world...
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Muted Easter Sunday At Jerusalem’s Church Of Holy Sepulchre

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  A handful of priests celebrated Easter on Sunday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where Christians believe Jesus was...
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Pope To Livestream Easter Mass To locked Down World

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  Pope Francis will break with centuries of tradition and livestream Easter Sunday mass to allow the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics to celebrate their holiest...
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Pope Presides Over Haunting Good Friday Procession Under Lockdown

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    Pope Francis entered a torch-lit, but hauntingly empty Saint Peter’s Square for a Good Friday procession under a lockdown caused by a coronavirus...
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COVID-19: Pope Live Streams Palm Sunday Mass Due To Virus ‘Tragedy’

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  Pope Francis called for courage in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as he delivered Palm Sunday mass by live stream instead of before...
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