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#Pope

# pope - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pope Francis pays surprise visit to town devastated by earthquake

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke tweeted pictures of the pope greeting youngsters and shaking hands with a visibly-moved middle-aged man.

# pope - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims

Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.

# pope - Monday 6 June, 2016

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral

“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”

# pope - Saturday 4 June, 2016

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.

# pope - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Pope Francis joins Instagram, is much more popular than you

Here’s his first post.

# pope - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today

Francis said Trump was “not Christian”. Trump called his comments “disgraceful.”

# pope - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

The Pope was not impressed that someone nearly pulled him down

The Pope is on a visit to Mexico.

# pope - Monday 15 February, 2016

BBC doc claims John Paul II had 'intense friendship' with married woman

His letters point to intense feelings between the pontiff and the Polish writer.

# pope - Friday 12 February, 2016

Donald Trump's latest target? Pope Francis

Trump thinks the pontiff doesn’t understand America’s problems.

# pope - Friday 22 January, 2016

What did God do before the world was made? The Pope has given an answer

It’s part of a children’s book the Pontiff has written.

Pope changes rule to allow women have their feet washed on Holy Thursday

Shortly after he was elected, Francis raised conservative eyebrows by performing the rite on men and women, Catholics and Muslims.

# pope - Sunday 10 January, 2016

The Catholic Church does not promote an egalitarian ethic - it never has

The Catholic Church has a record of abuse, twisted morality and regressive politics, writes Julien Mercille.

# pope - Friday 25 December, 2015

The Pope wants you to reject materialism at Christmas

He will also call for reconciliation.

# pope - Saturday 5 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge An Irish woman's brutally honest break up story has gone viral on Adele's Facebook page Dear Adele

An Irish woman's brutally honest break up story has gone viral on Adele's Facebook page

Contains some inspiration, hilarity and very NSFW language.

# pope - Friday 20 November, 2015

Pope Francis: 'If you're unstable, see a doctor - don't become a priest'

“I’m scared of rigid priests. I keep away from them. They bite!”

# pope - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Pope Francis: War and hatred mean Christmas lights and parties are "all a charade"

He’s absolutely dreading it this year, apparently.

# pope - Monday 2 November, 2015

Irish priests are ignoring the Pope and calling for female clergy in churches

The 12-strong group now face the wrath of Vatican officials in Rome.

# pope - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

The Vatican says the Pope does NOT have a brain tumour

The Vatican says the Pope does NOT have a brain tumour

Despite what the Italian media are saying.

# pope - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Pope apologises after reports of priests using drugs and paying for sex with homeless men

The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.

# pope - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Woman executed in US despite last-minute appeal from Pope Francis

Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after being found guilty of conspiring to murder her husband in 1997.

# pope - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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 - Monday 28 September, 2015

The Pope spent eight weeks in Ireland learning English

A rumoured visit in 2018 won’t be Jorge Bergoglio’s first visit to these shores.

From The Daily Edge This unfortunate photo of the Pope sparked a hilarious Photoshop battle Pope-o-shop

This unfortunate photo of the Pope sparked a hilarious Photoshop battle

AKA ‘Dilophosaurus Pope’.

# pope - Sunday 27 September, 2015

# pope - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

When Francis met Barack: Here's what the Pope spoke about during his White House visit

Washington is pulling out all the stops for the historic visit.

From The Daily Edge Teens are tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at the Pope Get Off My Lawn

Teens are tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at the Pope

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# pope - Friday 18 September, 2015

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican

They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.

# pope - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Teenager arrested for 'planning Islamic State-style attack on Pope'

“The minor was inspired by ISIL and sought to conduct a detailed homeland attack.”

# pope - Sunday 13 September, 2015

What is an annulment and who can get one?

Pope Francis thinks more of them is a good idea.

# pope - Friday 4 September, 2015

You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican

This comes as Joan Burton signs a commencement order the Gender Recognition Bill.

# pope - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Times just landed newspaper correction of the week with a howler about the Pope Is The Pope A Catholic?

# pope - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

# pope - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# pope - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Irish priest calls for bishops to be handed 'P45s' in open letter to Pope

“We have made such a mess here that it is difficult to know where to begin,” Fr Joe McDonald writes of the Church’s approach to sexuality.

# pope - Monday 1 June, 2015

From The42 The story behind the Pope’s meeting with Lazio GAA and the pic that went viral Interview

The story behind the Pope’s meeting with Lazio GAA and the pic that went viral

Cormac McLaughlin tells The42 about how an O’Neills ball ended up at the Vatican.

# pope - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge People are only raging that the Pope definitely hasn't seen Father Ted Ecumenical Matters

People are only raging that the Pope definitely hasn't seen Father Ted

He hasn’t watched TV since 1990.

The Pope hasn't watched TV for 25 years after a promise to the Virgin Mary

He says TV isn’t for him, but he still keeps up with the football.

# pope - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500

The Pope had last year given the iPad to a priest, who in turn donated it to a local school in Uruguay.

# pope - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Over 50,000 people celebrated mass with the Pope this morning

The Pontiff prayed for peace.

# pope - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Pope Francis is heading to the White House

It’ll be the pontiff’s first visit to Washington.