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  • Pope wishes Rome luck on Olympic bid but jokes 'I won't be around'

    Pope Francis on Friday wished Rome luck for its bid to host the 2024 Olympics, which may include some events in the Vatican, but then joked that he would not be around to enjoy them.
  • Pope's Latin American brains trust was behind Cuba deal

    Argentine Pope Francis and a trio of top Vatican officials who helped broker the historic deal between the United States and Cuba represent an unprecedented brain trust in Latin American affairs at the Holy See. The collective expertise in America's...

    Pope Francis' role in Cuba stretches back years

    Pope Francis' role in Cuba stretches back years
    It has been a generation since Pope John Paul II helped kickstart the collapse of the Soviet Union through his support for anti-communists in his native Poland. Now a new pontiff, Francis, has taken up where John Paul left off. Francis, the first...

    Secret talks in Canada, Vatican City led to Cuba breakthrough

    The historic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations began in spring 2013, when President Barack Obama authorized secret talks with Havana, the same tactic he used to open nuclear negotiations with Iran. Months of talks in Canada and at the Vatican,...

    Vatican praises Roman Catholic nuns in U.S. after investigation

    A Vatican report Tuesday paid glowing tribute to the social work carried out by America’s nuns, a sharp contrast to the Roman Catholic Church’s accusations that nuns had promoted “radical" feminist themes. The report, released at a...