Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...Federico Lombardi, the Vatican spokesman, told reporters.While flying back to Rome last Sunday, reporters urged Francis to clarify his position on the religious...from Louisville, Darlene Superville from Washington and Nicole Winfield from Rome.
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Pope Francis wraps up joyful US visit with big open-air Mass

...States.The Mass - the last major event on Francis' itinerary before the 78-year-old pontiff took off on the flight home to Rome - was a brilliant tableau of gold, green, white and purple in the evening sunlight of a mild early-autumn day.Riding through...
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My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...archbishop in Argentina, he lived in a small apartment in downtown Buenos Aires rather than the Archbishop's Palace. And now in Rome he's chosen to live in a two-room guesthouse within the Vatican instead of the spacious 10-room papal apartment.Such...
Yogi Berra remembered at funeral by family, sports royalty

...Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York drew similarities between Berra and a visitor who just left the United States and returned to Rome."I hosted a man named Pope Francis who has simplicity and a loyalty to kindness," Dolan said. "Think about it. The two...
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Hollywood-style funeral for mobster outrages Rome

ROME - Romans aghast at a spiraling mafia probe...65, at the San Giovanni Bosco church on Rome's outskirts. Police identified him as a...recent mafia investigations."You conquered Rome, now you'll conquer paradise," read a...
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Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

...from three former Olympic host cities - Los Angeles, Paris and Rome.Barring any late entry by the Azerbaijan capital of about right now. There is a lot of work ahead of us."Rome seeks to take the games back to the Italian capital for the first...
Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers

...said "these problems have to be solved on time" and that earlier recommendations from FINA "obviously haven't been listened to," in comments Wednesday to Russian agency R-Sport.___AP Sports Writer Andrew Dampf in Rome contributed.
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Congress-White House Iran dispute a side-show for world

...benefits for U.S. companies are limited."__Associated Press reporters Greg Keller in Paris, Adam Schreck in Dubai, Nicole Winfield in Rome, Frank Jordans in Berlin, Natalya Vasilyeva in Moscow and Harold Heckle in Madrid contributed.
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Alaskan photographer's work exhibited in Barcelona and Rome

...for exhibit in an international Art Festival in Barcelona and Rome. The exhibit is part of the Artists in the World project that...and is now being exhibited in La Vaccarella Art Gallery in Rome, Italy through May 23.The image was taken in Hawaii over 25...
Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion,' says pope

...absolution. Some 30 million faithful are expected to come to Rome on Year of Mercy pilgrimages."We haven't seen any doctrinal...forgiveness of sins. Those who can are urged to make a pilgrimage to Rome, while others who can't travel are asked to participate by...
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