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Pope Francis appoints first woman as an undersecretary to the Synod of Bishops
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Pope Francis appoints first woman as an undersecretary to the Synod of Bishops

Panos - Feb 10, 2021

The Pope has appointed a woman as an undersecretary to the Synod of Bishops for the first time. Sister Nathalie Becquart, who is from France, will have…

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Pope returns with 12 refugees after visit to Lesvos island

ilias1 - Apr 17, 2016

While borders have now largely been shut for migrants, Francis symbolically took a small group of refugees with him on his aircraft as he left the island…

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‘You are not alone,’ Pope tells refugees on Lesvos

Sokratis - Apr 16, 2016

Pope Francis on Saturday told refugees trapped on the Greek island of Lesvos that they are “not alone” in their plight, and called on the world to…

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Pope brings 12 Syrian Muslim refugees to Italy

Sokratis - Apr 16, 2016

The Vatican has confirmed that 12 Syrian refugees, all of them Muslim, are traveling with the pope back to Italy from Greece. The three families, including six…

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Pope, patriarch expected on Lesvos in symbolic visit

Sokratis - Apr 15, 2016

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, are due to arrive on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Saturday…

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Greek Church says Pope to visit to highlight refugee crisis

makis - Apr 05, 2016

The Church of Greece on Tuesday said it had accepted a suggestion from Pope Francis that he visit Greece to highlight the plight of thousands of refugees…

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Russian Patriarch and Pope call for Christian unity together

chris1 - Feb 14, 2016

In a joint declaration, they also urged the world to protect Christians from persecution in the Middle East. The Pope has now arrived in Mexico for a…