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Updated: 7th February 2020 04:54Pope Francis

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Religion
The pope tapped Bishop Nelson Perez to be Philadelphia's first Hispanic archbishop, replacing Archbishop Charles Chaput, who has clashed with Francis.
Religion
Retired Pope Benedict XVI's intervention is extraordinary, given he had promised to remain “hidden from the world” when he retired in 2013.
Religion
The pontiff smacked a woman’s arm after she grabbed him during a walkabout on New Year’s Eve. He used his first address of 2020 to say sorry.
World News
Fireworks dotted the globe with New Year's celebrations in every time zone.

Politics
It's Obama's 12th time in the top spot, Trump's first. Michelle Obama placed first among women, Melania Trump second.
Religion
Pope Francis used his speech in St. Peter's Square to address suffering around the world, including Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Venezuela and South Sudan.
Home & Living
Academy Award hopeful "The Two Popes" debuted.
Home & Living
Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in "The Two Popes."
World News
The pope has vowed zero tolerance for offenders, but victims of abuse want him to do more and make bishops who allegedly covered up the abuse accountable.
Religion
The new arrivals, who were living in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, now have a chance to start over in Italy.
Religion
Pope Francis accepted Richard Malone's resignation following widespread criticism from his staff, priests and the public.
Religion
“The use of atomic energy for purposes of war is immoral — as is the possession of atomic weapons,” the pope declared at the Hiroshima peace memorial.
Religion
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who recently wrapped up an investigation of clerical sex abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo, denies that he molested a former altar boy.
Religion
If Pope Francis agrees with the bishops' recommendation, it could mean a landmark change in the Catholic Church’s centuries-old discipline of celibacy.
U.S. News
Pope Francis' tweet was intended for very different saints, but the NFL team is thanking him for his divine intervention.
Politics
The Secretary of State, who has become increasingly drawn into Trump's impeachment drama, spoke with the pontiff about promoting religious freedom.
Religion
Pope Francis made his priorities crystal clear by unveiling a sculpture honoring refugees and migrants at St. Peter's Square.
Entertainment
His faux alternative to Comedy Central's "brutal" Alec Baldwin insult fest will make sure you don't take offense.
Religion
The Catholic leader said he hopes the surprise get-together will prove to be "good for the whole world."