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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Francis

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# Francis
The Vatican is hosting a major summit on its response to child abuse, but what does it hope to achieve?
The meeting takes place from 21-24 February.
# poll result
Majority of people think Pope Francis 'didn't go far enough' on child abuse during Irish visit
That’s according to an Ipsos MRBI poll for the Irish Times.
# new poll
One fifth of the population plan to attend Pope Francis mass in Phoenix Park
Pope Francis will be the chief celebrant at a mass on 26 August.
# The Pope
Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday, 26 August
The Pope will be in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families.
# remember the children
Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message
The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.
# Francis
What Percent Francis Brennan Are You?
# Negligence
Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases
Francis said a bishop can be removed if his actions or omissions cause “grave harm,” either physical, moral, spiritual or financial, to individuals or communities.
# Frank talk
Pope reaches out to Catholic divorcees - but no progress on gay rights
Pope Francis’s long-anticipated ‘Apostolic Exhortation’ has been released today.
# cloak and dagger
Is 'Vatileaks' back? Machivellian cardinals are plotting against Pope Francis
A letter signed 13 by conservative cardinals accused the church of engineering procedures in favour of liberals.
# stop the popemobile
The Pope broke his heart laughing at this adorable little 'baby pope'
Little Quinn Madden caught the pope’s eye, and she was called over to his motorcade.
# pope frank
US Catholics have been doing some strange things to prepare for the Pope's visit
From pop-up pontiffs to Lego Vaticans… Pope Francis fever is gripping the US.
# Sunday Service
Over 50,000 people celebrated mass with the Pope this morning
The Pontiff prayed for peace.
# Holy Show
Nuns let out of convent to meet Pope. All hell breaks loose!
Sisters please!
# increasingly frank
No need for Catholics to "breed like rabbits" --- Pope Francis
The Pope has been defending the Church’s stance on artificial contraception.
# Thrilla in Manila
Insult my mother? Expect a punch --- Pope Francis
The Pope was speaking to reporters about the Paris terror attacks on his way to the Philippines.
# islamic state
Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq
The Pope has said that minorities need to be protected but wants the UN to be involved.
# pope on a rope
Pope Francis has been washing people's feet ... again
The Pope washed the feet of a dozen elderly and disabled people during a ceremony in Rome.
# Apology
Neil Francis apologises 'profusely and unreservedly' for comments on gay people in sport
The former Ireland international rugby player was speaking on Today FM’s The Last Word this evening.
# Flying High
The Pope as a Superhero Pic of the Day
What next for Francis?
# song and dance
Made in Chelsea series 6 has a new (gas) teaser video
The poshos are back with a song and dance number.
# pope francis
VIDEO: Has Pope Francis been seen performing an exorcism?
Video from an event last Friday shows the pontiff laying his hands on a young man who convulses and then slumps over.
# its baaaaack
8 reasons you should watch Made in Chelsea tonight
It’s back for its fifth season.
# The Popes
Video: Pope Francis in unprecedented meeting with predecessor Benedict
The two men prayed after Pope Francis arrived at ‘Emeritus Pope’ Benedict’s lakeside residence in Castel Gandolfo earlier today in what was an historic rendezvous.
# papal tweet
Pope's Twitter account is back in business with this tweet
It is @Pontifex reborn this evening.