...of Suzanne Collins' books, to which the franchise has slavishly sworn its fidelity. "Mockingjay Part 2," directed by Francis Lawrence (who has helmed all but the first film) and penned by Danny Strong, Peter Craig and Collins, picks up where the...
Pope's family synod: No changes, but everything has changed

...CITY - It's now quite certain that Pope Francis' big summit on family issues won't...speak their minds on once-taboo issues, Francis' synod on the family has at the very...the church for years to come.And if Francis has his way, there's more ahead.Francis...
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Pope Francis arrives, faces polarized country

WASHINGTON - Pope Francis arrived Tuesday on the first visit of...Obama and his wife and daughters met Francis at the bottom of the stairs on the red-carpeted...toward immigrants.During the flight, Francis defended himself against conservative...
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My Turn: Pope Francis' trip delivers a dividend for all

...check and as someone "wowed" by Pope Francis' blunt talk on immigration, social justice...recent trip as sort of a PFD, a Pope Francis Dividend, for all of America. When you...the wealth. My favorite point in Pope Francis's remarks before Congress was when he...
Pope Francis wraps up joyful US visit with big open-air Mass

PHILADELPHIA - Pope Francis urged hundreds of thousands of the faithful...The Mass - the last major event on Francis' itinerary before the 78-year-old...better world."Earlier in the day, Francis had a more solemn message for families...
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Vatican scandal heats up with revelations of greed, intrigue

...his already palatial apartment.Pope Francis has made it a top priority to reform the...died a short time later, the book says.Francis, who lives in a hotel room, summarily...mega-penthouse," which sat ill with Francis' vision of a "poor church."Bertone...
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Today in Sport's History for Oct. 28 capture the Puerto Rico Open and become the youngest player to qualify for the Virginia Slims Championship.1993 - Ron Francis becomes the 38th NHL player to score 1,000 points with a goal in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 7-3 loss to the Quebec Nordiques...
Pope meets Fidel Castro after warning against ideology

HAVANA - Pope Francis met with Fidel Castro on Sunday after...big issues facing humanity, including Francis' recent encyclical on the environment...89-year-old former president and Francis looking into each other's eyes as they...
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Pope's message to Cuba: Be willing to change

SANTIAGO, Cuba - Pope Francis marked the anniversary Monday of the...preconceptions and be willing to change.Francis traveled to Cuba's fourth-largest...waving Cuban and Vatican flags greeted Francis on his arrival, some crying out...
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Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion,' says pope

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful...published Tuesday by the Holy See, Francis said he was allowing all expert in such situations.Now, Francis is making it possible for women to bypass...
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