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  1. Pope - Wikipedia

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    WebThe pope (Latin: papa, from Greek: πάππας, romanized: pappas, 'father'), also known as supreme pontiff (pontifex maximus or summus pontifex), Roman pontiff (Romanus pontifex) or sovereign pontiff, is the bishop of Rome (or historically the patriarch of Rome), head of the worldwide Catholic Church, and has also served as the head of state or sovereign of the …

  2. Pope visits conflict-ridden central Africa, first stop DR Congo

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    WebJan 31, 2023 · Pope Francis embarks on his fifth visit to Africa on Tuesday, flying to the Democratic Republic of Congo and then South Sudan to plead for peace in the two violence-plagued nations.He lamented "armed clashes and exploitation" in DR Congo, and said South Sudan, "wracked by years of war, longs for an end to the constant violence".

  3. Pope clarifies homosexuality and sin comments in note

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    WebJan 28, 2023 · ROME -- Pope Francis has clarified his recent comments about homosexuality and sin, saying he was merely referring to official Catholic moral teaching that teaches that any sexual act outside of ...

  4. Pope Francis to visit two fragile African nations | CNN

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    Web20 hours ago · Pope Francis starts a trip on Tuesday to two fragile African nations often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people grappling with ...

  5. List of popes - Wikipedia

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    WebThis chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio under the heading "I Sommi Pontefici Romani" (The Roman Supreme Pontiffs), excluding those that are explicitly indicated as antipopes. Published every year by the Roman Curia, the Annuario Pontificio no longer identifies popes by regnal number, stating that it is …

  6. Why is Pope Francis visiting DRC and South Sudan?

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    Web6 hours ago · The pope has expressed interest in visiting predominantly Christian South Sudan for years, but plans were pushed back due to his health and instability in the country. The pontiff is expected to ...

  7. News about Pope Francis - All the latest news - Vatican News

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    WebJan 27, 2023 · Pope urges prayers for ‘pilgrimage of peace’ to South Sudan & DRC. 29/01/2023. Pope at Angelus: ‘Poor in spirit’ requires us to overcome throwaway culture. 28/01/2023. EoF launches second reading marathon for women in …

  8. Pope says homosexuality is not a crime, criticizes anti-gay laws

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    WebJan 25, 2023 · Pope Francis at the Vatican on Jan. 24. Domenico Stinellis / AP In the U.S., more than a dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books, despite a 2003 Supreme Court ruling declaring them ...

  9. Pope Francis: Breaking News Stories, Photos & Videos on the Pope

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    WebFind top news stories, photos, and videos on Pope Francis on NBCNews.com. Read headlines covering new policies, the Roman Catholic Church, news, and more.

  10. Pope | Definition, Title, List of Popes, & Facts | Britannica

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    WebJan 23, 2023 · The pope, as bishop of Rome, is thus seen to have full and supreme power of jurisdiction over the universal church in matters of faith and morals, as well as in church discipline and government. The twofold basis of this doctrine of papal primacy is the place of St. Peter in the New Testament (in which there are various metaphors expressing his …