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During inflight news conference, pope talks airstrikes in Iraq, his health, possible U.S. visit
Aug 19 2014
Pope Francis discussed a variety of topics Aug. 18 during an hourlong inflight news conference on his way back from South Korea.

Pope asks prayers after great nephews, their mother die in car crash
Aug 19 2014
Pope Francis asked people to join him in prayer Aug. 19 after he learned that two of his little great nephews and their mother had died in a car crash in Argentina.

Hundreds brave rain to try to get final glimpse of pope in South Korea
Aug 18 2014
Hundreds of Catholic faithful and non-Catholic admirers of Pope Francis braved the pouring rain to try to get a glimpse of him.

Pope calls on Catholics to dialogue with China, other Asian societies
Aug 17 2014
Pope Francis started the day by baptizing a Korean man, Lee Hojin, in a brief ceremony.

Pope says forgiveness key to reconciling divided Korea
Aug 15 2014
“You are brothers who speak the same language,” the pope said Aug. 15.

Wyoming family honored for pro-life activities, community service
Aug 15 2014
The James and Stefanie Bell family of Cody, Wyoming, were named the International Family of the Year.

In South Korea, pope calls for peace, democracy and social justice
Aug 14 2014
South Korea - Starting his first visit to Asia, Pope Francis urged South Korean political and civic leaders to seek peace.

Healing after teen’s shooting ‘in Jesus’ hands,’ says parishioner
Aug 13 2014
As police and protesters stood in an uneasy truce Aug. 11 members of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish prayed the rosary.

Pope to U.N.: Act to end the tragedy in Iraq
Aug 13 2014
“It is with a heavy and anguished heart that I have been following the dramatic events of these past few days in northern Iraq,” the pope said.

Miami teens, college students are models in healthy body image campaign
Aug 13 2014
Three young Catholic women from Miami are facing down the beauty industry - and not just figuratively.