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Moscow [Russia], January 14 (ANI/Sputnik): Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI have received their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the immunization campaign in the Vatican, Holy See spokesman Matteo Bruni told reporters on Thursday.
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Rome [Italy], January 12 (ANI): Pope Francis has changed the laws of the Roman Catholic Church to formally allow women to serve at the altar, give readings from the Bible during Mass and administer communion, yet they remain barred from ordained priesthood.
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Vatican City [Vatican], January 10 (ANI): Pope Francis has said that the Vatican will initiate Covid-19 vaccinations from next week and that he is in line to receive a vaccine dose.
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Washington [US], December 16 (ANI): Online streaming service Netflix has ordered for the production of an original documentary series based on Poper Francis' book 'Sharing the Wisdom of Time.'
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Rome [Italy], December 8 (ANI) Pope Francis is set to travel to Iraq in March 2021, which would be his first outside Italy ever since the coronavirus pandemic, said the Vatican press office.
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Vatican City [Vatican], November 25 (ANI): Pope Francis has for the first time called Chinese Muslim Uyghurs a "persecuted" people, breaking his silence over Beijing's atrocities on its minorities.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], November 13 (ANI): Pope Francis applauded US President-elect Joe Biden on his projected presidential victory and offered him blessings during a phone conversation on Thursday, according to Biden's transition team.
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Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 22 (ANI): Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council (KCBC) on Thursday issued a statement regarding the news that Pope Francis declared support for civil union laws for same-sex couples.
Vatican City [Vatican], October 21 (ANI): Pope Francis declared support for civil unions for same-sex couples for the first time as pontiff during an interview for a documentary film, that premiered on Wednesday at the Rome Film festival.
Abu Dhabi [UAE] October 21(ANI/NewsVoir): The Higher Committee for Human Fraternity (HCHF) today launched the 2021 Zayed Award for Human Fraternity with a global call for nominations.
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Vatican City [Vatican], May 18 (ANI): Pope Francis on Monday offered public mass at St Peter's Basilica here, the first in two months, as restrictions imposed due to coronavirus pandemic were eased.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Kottayam (Kerala) [India], April 20 (ANI): At a mock meeting conducted at a church in a village here after Sunday Mass, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Pope Francis were seen in attendance.