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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, left, greets Pope Francis prior to the start of the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, left, greets Pope Francis prior to the start of the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis beatifies Pope Paul VI at end of ‘family issues’ synod

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.

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Pope Francis, right, arrives with bishops and cardinals to attend an afternoon session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope Francis, right, arrives with bishops and cardinals to attend an afternoon session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Bishops reject welcome to gays, communion for divorced

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.

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Pope Francis  arrives at the morning session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope Francis arrives at the morning session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Bishops revise Vatican document on gays, expect approval

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Catholic bishops predicted widespread approval Saturday of a revised document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce, saying the report is a "balanced" reflection of church teaching and pastoral demands.

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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, center, is helped to a meeting of Pope Francis with elderly in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, center, is helped to a meeting of Pope Francis with elderly in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis hails predecessor Benedict, other elderly at Vatican fest

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society.

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Newly appointed Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich speaks to the media after it was announced that he would replace Cardinal Francis George. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Newly appointed Archbishop of Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich speaks to the media after it was announced that he would replace Cardinal Francis George. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
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Pope Francis chooses a moderate as Chicago archbishop

As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.

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Pope Francis drinks from a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, as he arrived for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square Wednesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope Francis drinks from a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, as he arrived for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square Wednesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics divides cardinals

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis.

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Pope Francis waves from a car after his arrival in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee)
Pope Francis waves from a car after his arrival in Seongnam, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Shin Jun-hee)
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Pope’s arrival in a Kia Soul fascinates South Koreans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.

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Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope Francis expresses outrage at latest violence in Iraq

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Sunday expressed outrage at violence aimed at religious minorities in Iraq, where fleeing children have died of thirst, and called on the world `'to stop these crimes."

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Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Pope goes to stronghold of Naples-area mobsters

CASERTA, Italy (AP) -- Pope Francis has traveled to a southern Italian stronghold of a clan of mobsters who poisoned local farmlands by dumping illicitly trafficked toxic waste.

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Pope Francis celebrates the Angelus noon prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's square, at the Vatican, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope Francis celebrates the Angelus noon prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's square, at the Vatican, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. He also promised to hold bishops accountable for the protection of minors.

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