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VATICAN | Pope Meets With Chilean Bishops Over Pedophile Coverup

VATICAN, May 15, 2018 - Pope Francis began a three-day, closed-door meeting today with 34 Chilean bishops who have been summoned to the Vatican over their possible involvement in a sexual abuse cover-up that dates to the 1970s. It's expected that some of the present bishops will resign or be expunged from the Catholic church. 

Pope Canonizes Mother Teresa

VATICAN CITY,  September 4, 2016 - With hundreds of thousands of onlookers–priests,pilgrims, and tourists – crammed into St Peter’s Square in the Vatican Sunday morning to hear Pope Francis canonize Mother Teresa, the iconic Catholic nun whose name became a synonym for selflessness, charity, and administering to the needs of the poor and dying. 

Cuba and US Foreign Policy

On December 17, US President Obama ordered the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba. He and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed in a phone call on the opening of embassies in each other's countries. The two leaders made the announcement in simultaneous televised speeches. It happened after 18 months of secret talks as the Vatican facilitated the deal. (1)
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