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Pope slams climate change deniers as 'stupid'

Pope Francis on Monday slammed climate change doubters as "stupid" in the wake of a spate of hurricanes that have thrashed the US, Mexico and the Caribbean."Those who deny it (climate change) should go to the scientists and ask them.

Pope hopes Trump will reconsider 'Dreamers' order

Pope Francis said Monday he hopes US President Donald Trump will "reconsider" his decision to end an amnesty for hundreds of thousands of people brought illegally to the country as children.

Pope urges UN to help Venezuela

Pope Francis appealed to the United Nations on Monday to help Venezuela end a deadly economic, political and social crisis."The most painful is the humanitarian problem.

Pope leaves Colombia with prayers for peace

Cartagena - Pope Francis left Colombia on Sunday with calls for reconciliation after its half-century civil war and a peaceful end to the deadly crisis in neighboring Venezuela.

Pope prays for Venezuela, blesses poor in Colombia

Cartagena - Pope Francis prayed Sunday for a peaceful end to Venezuela's "grave crisis" which has left scores dead, as he wrapped up a tour to support peace in neighboring Colombia.

Pope vies with narco for reverence in Colombian city

Medell - In her hair salon, Yamile Zapata is taking advantage of Pope Francis's visit to sell key rings with his face on it. But that's not where the real money is in Medellin.

1.3 mn join pope's mass in Colombia's ex-'narco city'

Medell - Nearly 1.3 million worshippers flocked to a mass by Pope Francis on Saturday in the Colombian city known as the stronghold of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Pope prays for truth, reconciliation with Colombia war victims

Villavicencio - Pope Francis presided over a tearful act of reconciliation Friday between ex-fighters and victims of Colombia's civil war, urging "truth" and "justice" for victims of the half-century conflict.

Colombia peace will 'fail' without reconciliation: pope

Villavicencio - Pope Francis warned Friday that Colombia's efforts to permanently end its civil conflict will "fail" if the country's people do not seek "reconciliation" after decades of suffering.

Pope to bless maimed Christ, symbol of Colombia war

Villavicencio - Like others receiving papal blessings this week, he has lost limbs and is scarred by shrapnel. But this figure is made of plaster -- a unique symbol of Colombia's civil conflict.

Pope urges peace, forgiveness in divided Colombia

Bogota - Pope Francis held an open-air mass Thursday for hundreds of thousands of worshippers in Colombia, urging forgiveness as they seek a lasting end to half a century of civil war.

Pope urges Colombia to avoid 'vengeance' in peace drive

Bogota - Pope Francis urged Colombians on Wednesday to avoid seeking "vengeance" for the sufferings of their country's half-century civil conflict as they work towards a lasting peace.

Pope rallies Colombian leaders, youth for peace

Bogota - Pope Francis holds an open-air mass Thursday in Colombia and meets with its Nobel Peace Prize-winning president to cheer the country on its march towards reconciliation after a half-century war.

Hardline Colombia Catholics shun 'false prophet' pope

Bogota - Though millions may turn out to wave at Pope Francis when his popemobile rolls through Colombia's streets this week, one group of people will not be smiling -- or even watching.

Pope prays for peace in Colombia, Venezuela

Bogota - Pope Francis landed in Colombia on Wednesday to plead for lasting peace in a country moving towards the end of a half-century war, and praying for stability in its crisis-stricken neighbor Venezuela.

Pope to beatify priest victims of Colombia's wars

Bogota - The Catholic Church has not been immune to Colombia's decades of bloodshed and on Friday, Pope Francis will use his visit to beatify a bishop and a priest murdered by guerrilla groups.

Straight outta Colombia: nun raps for pope

Cali - A Colombian nun-turned-rapper in sports sneakers will perform for Pope Francis when he visits her country this week.

Pope Francis: 5 key causes in Latin America

Vatican City - Pope Francis visits Colombia next week on the latest in a series of emotionally charged trips to his home region of Latin America.

Pope heads to Colombia to anoint peace process

Vatican City - Pope Francis launches an emotionally charged visit next week to Colombia, to call for reconciliation as the country emerges from Latin America's longest civil war in a contested peace process.

As pope looks on, Venezuelan asks girlfriend to marry

Rome - A young Venezuelan lawmaker saw a meeting with Pope Francis as an auspicious time to pop the question, getting down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend while the pontiff looked on.

Colombia govt, rebel ELN eye ceasefire before pope visit

Quito - The Colombian government and the country's last active rebel force, the ELN, said Monday they hope to agree on a ceasefire before Pope Francis's visit to the nation next week.

Venezuela asks pope help, vaunts Russia ties versus US

Caracas - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called Tuesday for Pope Francis's support against a "military threat" from the United States, as international pressure mounts over the deadly political crisis Caracas is facing.

Top cardinal meets Orthodox Church leaders on Russia visit

Moscow - The Vatican's de facto foreign minister met a top official of the Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow Monday, amid expectations of further rapprochement between two of Christianity's biggest churches.

Pope warns Belgian charity to stop offering euthanasia

Rome - A Belgian Catholic charity said Thursday it has been warned by Pope Francis to stop offering euthanasia in its psychiatric hospitals by the end of the month or face expulsion.

Pope slams anti-Christian attacks in Nigeria, CAfrica

Vatican City - Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced "shameful" attacks on Christians in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR), calling for an end to "all hate and violence".

Vatican official says the Pope 'loves China'

Bejing - A Vatican official visiting Beijing says the pontiff "loves China" -- a communist country which has yet to establish official diplomatic relations with the Holy See.

Vatican urges Venezuela to put new assembly on hold

Vatican City - The Vatican on Friday urged Venezuela not to go ahead with installing a powerful new assembly sought by President Nicolas Maduro but challenged by his opponents.

'No complaining': Pope Francis takes on moaners

Vatican City - Pope Francis carries the weight of the world's poor and suffering on his shoulders: the last thing he needs is people turning up at his apartment for a whinge.

Pope Francis adds new pathway to becoming a saint

Vatican City - Christians who lay down their life to save others, "following in the footsteps and teaching of Jesus", will now be eligible for beatification, Pope Francis said Tuesday.

No gluten-free hosts for Eucharist, Vatican says, but GMOs OK

Vatican City - The unleavened bread used to celebrate the Eucharist during Catholic masses can be made with genetically modified organisms, the Vatican said Saturday, but they cannot be entirely gluten-free.
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