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Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints

Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints

Vatican City, Reuters—Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in front of more than half a million pilgrims on Sunday, hailing both as courageous men who withstood the tragedies of the 20th century. Cheers and applause rang out...
Pope Wants ‘Poor Church and Church For the Poor’

Pope Wants ‘Poor Church and Church For the Poor’

Vatican City, Reuters—Pope Francis, giving his clearest indication yet that he wants a more austere Catholic Church, said on Saturday that it should be poor and remember that its mission is to serve the poor. The pope made his comments in an audience with journalists,...