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Story | Mar 13, 2014 | 2:15 PMWASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday invited Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress - an unprecedented event - during an expected visit to the United States next year.
Story | Mar 13, 2014 | 10:05 AM
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Thursday marked the first anniversary of his election with a typically humble message, telling his followers on Twitter: "Please pray for me." No celebrations were planned for the occasion. "Today the Pope is doing nothing...
Story | Mar 13, 2014 | 4:56 AM
Vatican City (Reuters) - When he was elected a year ago, Pope Francis promised to shake up the bureaucracy of the world's smallest country. He has started at the top - curbing the once-overarching role of the secretary of state. The cardinal who oversees...
Story | Mar 12, 2014 | 10:17 AM
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Catholic bishops elected Munich Cardinal Reinhard Marx their new leader on Wednesday, picking a close associate of Pope Francis already working on Vatican reform to also guide them at home. Marx's election in Germany, one...