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Lovers flock to St. Peter’s to meet Pope on Valentine’s

Signs of affection were as common as signs of the cross in St. Peter’s Square on Friday as couples from around the world attended a special Valentine’s Day gathering with Pope Francis.

Pope defrocks 400 priests in 2 years

A document obtained by The Associated Press shows Pope Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests over just two years for molesting children.

Pope replaces Dominican ambassador amid sex probe

Pope Francis has named a new ambassador to the Dominican Republic after the previous one was forcibly removed amid a sex abuse investigation. The nomination Monday of a replacement for Archbishop Josef Wesolowski signaled that the Vatican’s investigation into his actions warranted permanent removal as envoy to the Caribbean country.

First LatAm Pope

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Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected Pope on Wednesday to lead the Roman Catholic Church, a prelate announced to huge crowds cheering in St. Peter’s Square late Wednesday night.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.