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Mother Teresa to be made a saint in Vatican ceremony

The nun Mother Teresa, known for working with the desperately poor in India, is to be declared a saint at a ceremony in the Vatican. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill St Peter’s Square to see Pope Francis lead the ceremony. Two miraculous cures of the sick after Mother Teresa’s death in 1997 have been attributed to ...

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Vatican 'removes criticism' of Polish politicians' views of Muslims

The Vatican appears to have toned down criticism of Polish politicians’ views of migrants ahead of a Papal visit. A Polish bishops’ spokesman had blamed “inappropriate” political discourse for creating an “artificial fear of Muslims” in the country, according to a report in La Stampa newspaper. But the remarks later appeared to have been removed from the Vatican website. Pope ...

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The Inspirational Truth About Bernie Sanders’ Visit To The Vatican

On Friday, Bernie Sanders, his family, campaign staff, members of the press, and his Secret Service detail flew on a chartered flight from New York City to Rome. Since the media began reporting on the trip, social media has exploded with complaints from those who oppose Bernie Sanders, criticizing everything from his in-flight meal choices to the carbon footprint of ...

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Pope Francis calls for World Action on Refugee Crisis, gives 12 Syrian migrants home at the Vatican

In a historic visit to the Greece, Pope Francis sent out a political message for the countries of Europe who are as of yet unwilling to take in any Syrian refugees – in addition to his speeches calling for world action to solve the EU Refugee Crisis, the pope also took 12 Syrian refugees, all Muslim, home to the Vatican ...

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Pope takes Syrian migrants to Vatican

Pope Francis has taken 12 Syrian migrants back with him to the Vatican after visiting a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The three families boarded the papal jet as the pontiff departed following his trip. The Vatican said in a statement that Francis wanted to “make a gesture of welcome” to the refugees. BBC News – World

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Bernie Sanders Gets Exuberant Welcome During Vatican Visit [Video]

Bernie Sanders got a movie star welcome upon his arrival at the Vatican. As he walked through the walls, Sanders was greeted with a swarm of reporters, and a crowd of enthusiastic onlookers began to chant, “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!” Sanders took the time to greet people, some of whom were expats living in Europe. US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls ...

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Sanders met Pope Francis at Vatican

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has confirmed he did meet the Pope during his trip to the Vatican, saying he was “honoured”. The brief meeting took place on Saturday morning at Pope Francis’s residence before he left to meet migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos. Mr Sanders described the Pope as one of the “extraordinary figures… in modern world ...

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Bernie Sanders in Vatican City Days Before Crucial New York Primary: One Last ‘Smart Move’ To Woo Voters

Only four days to go before the critical New York primary, and Bernie Sanders is off to Vatican City to speak at a conference on economy, environment and social justice. His trip has caused many observers scratch their heads wondering what makes the Vermont senator abandon the campaign trial at such a crucial juncture. The Urgency of a Moral Economy: ...

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Sanders preaches economic equality at the Vatican

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Democratic presidential hopeful spoke to an audience of clergy, academics and two South American presidents at a Vatican conference. Daily News – Politics

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Sanders and Vatican focus on inequality

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has arrived in Vatican City to speak at an economy and social justice conference. There are no plans for him to meet personally with Pope Francis. “I’m so excited and proud to be here with other people who are trying to create a moral economy,” he told supporters outside the Vatican. The visit comes just ...

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