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Pope avoids Rohingya row – ‘Respect human rights’

NAYPYITAW, Nov 28, (Agencies): Pope Francis on Tuesday urged the leaders of majority-Buddhist Myanmar, mired in a crisis over the fate of Muslim Rohingya people, …

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Pope dives into Rohingya crisis – Refugees hope pontiff will bring peace

YANGON, Myanmar, Nov 27, (Agencies): Pope Francis arrived Monday on a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh to encourage their tiny Catholic communities and reach out …

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Pope to visit Myanmar to push for peace

Pope Francis will push for peace during his visit to mainly-Buddhist Myanmar, a church official said Thursday, a trip that plunges the pontiff into the …

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Work for peace, Pope tells Trump – Smiles replace spats

VATICAN CITY, May 24, (AFP): Pope Francis urged Donald Trump to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world as the two leaders …

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Vatican, Myanmar OK diplomatic ties

VATICAN CITY, May 4, (Agencies): The Vatican and Myanmar established full diplomatic relations on Thursday in the latest step in the former pariah Asian state’s …

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Pope in Egypt rejects fanaticism

Pope Francis rejected fanaticism and appealed for charity on Saturday as he addressed thousands of faithful during a visit to Egypt to promote reconciliation with …

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Pope Francis commends HH Amir’s peace efforts

VATICAN CITY, Rome, Jan 11, (KUNA): Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City lauded His Highness the Amir of Kuwait …

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‘Western world has shown actual sympathy toward refugees plight’ – ‘Pope gesture bridges religious gap’

According to a recent CNN report, “Pope Francis spoke of empathy and mercy as he met Saturday with migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos.” …

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Tears flow as Pope visits migrant camp – Pontiff brings 12 Syrian refugees to Italy in lesson for Europe

LESBOS, Greece April 16, (Agencies): Migrants wept at his feet, kissed his hand and begged for Pope Francis’s help on Saturday at a Greek refugee …

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Mother Teresa sainthood set

Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept 4. Pope Francis set the canonization date Tuesday, paving the way for the nun who cared for …

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