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Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa

Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa Mother Teresa was declared a saint by Pope Francis in a canonization mass in Rome today. Approximately 120,000 people gathered in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City for this mass wherein Mother Teresa was proclaimed a saint. Mother Teresa, saint of the gutters, was known for her dedicated work for […]

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Papa Francesco a Firenze

Papa Francesco a Firenze Papa Francesco arrived in Florence!  The city was stirring with excitement as many gathered to get a glimpse of Pope Francis.  Large screens were set up in Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria so the public could watch him live throughout his visit.   Later today he will be having […]

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How the Cardinals vote for a new Pope

How the Cardinals vote for a new Pope The Pope (Latin: papa; from Greek: πάππας papas, a child’s word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The importance of the Roman bishop is largely derived from his role as the traditional successor to Saint Peter, to whom […]

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