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Pope Francis says Ukraine war was ‘perhaps somehow provoked’
Pontiff condemns ‘cruelty’ of Russian troops while warning against perception of conflict as good v evil

Angela Giuffrida

14, Jun, 2022 @11:20 AM

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Knee problem forces Pope Francis to cancel Africa trip
Pontiff, 85, had planned to visit Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan in early July

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

10, Jun, 2022 @2:56 PM

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Pope Francis’s latest plans fuel rumours over resignation
Francis to host consistory in August then visit Perdonanza Celestiniana festival, initiated by pope who resigned

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

06, Jun, 2022 @1:42 PM

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Farewell to the iPod, the device that ushered in too much choice | Rebecca Nicholson
As Apple’s pioneering digital player shuffles into the sunset, has its legacy delivered on its promise?

Rebecca Nicholson

14, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Pope Francis uses wheelchair in public for the first time
Pontiff, 85, revealed on Tuesday he was soon to undergo minor operation to treat knee pain

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

05, May, 2022 @11:55 AM

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‘The darkness of war’: Ukraine crisis dominates leaders’ Easter messages
Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer and archbishop of Canterbury join Pope Francis in referring to war in speeches

Guardian staff and agencies

17, Apr, 2022 @2:51 PM

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The Guardian view on the Russian Orthodox Church: betrayed by Putin’s patriarch | Editorial
Editorial: Patriarch Kirill of Moscow has given theological cover for Vladimir Putin’s murderous assault on Ukraine


03, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Ukrainian children used as ‘human shields’ near Kyiv, say witness reports
Horrifying accounts tell of Russian soldiers placing children on tanks to protect their vehicles when moving

Daniel Boffey in Kyiv

02, Apr, 2022 @6:33 PM

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Pope Francis says visit to Kyiv ‘on the table’ and implicitly criticises Putin
Head of Catholic church invited to Ukrainian capital by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Mayor Vitali Klitschko

Daniel Boffey in Kyiv

02, Apr, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Argentinian bishop sentenced to prison for sexual abuse despite pope’s defense
Gustavo Zanchetta convicted by court in a major blow to Pope Francis, who had initially defended the bishop

Staff and agencies in Buenos Aires

04, Mar, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Pressure on Italian Catholic church to face child sexual abuse reckoning
Unofficial estimates say country may have highest number of victims of paedophile priests in world

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

11, Feb, 2022 @2:48 PM

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On birthrates, the pope is not one to preach | Brief letters
Brief letters: Parenthood | PMQs | Literature | Baby on board | Misheard prayers


06, Jan, 2022 @5:37 PM

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