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Pope Francis

Read the latest news about Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church. Find out updates about Pope Francis, who was named ‘Person of the Year’ by The Advocate for his increadingly tolerant position on gays and lesbians. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the spiritual leader of over 1 billion people takes his namesake from Saint Francis of Assisi, one of the most celebrated figures in religious history. He is the first non-European pope in over a thousand years. Discover more about the man who said ‘Who am I to judge?’

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who has been controversial as the Vatican's ambassador to the U.S., is on his way out, sources say.

March 14 2016 5:20 PM

'What is there to fear from two people who love each other?' adds Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

February 13 2016 7:00 AM

Rev. Michael Shanahan comes out in an interview on the open secret of gay Catholic clergy.

February 02 2016 8:37 PM

As Italy struggles to enact civil unions, the pontiff continues to send mixed messages.

January 28 2016 6:33 AM

The leader of the Catholic Church, who recently spoke out against same-sex marriage, sat down with the out CEO.

January 24 2016 3:21 PM

Francis makes the statement in a new book, expanding on his 'Who am I to judge?' comment.

January 11 2016 4:06 PM

He didn't actually mention the subject when speaking to Slovenian pilgrims but used the code of 'support the family.'

December 17 2015 5:54 PM
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