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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressNovember 20, 2020
Cardinal Becciu is suing an Italian news magazine, claiming that his ruined reputation has eliminated his chances of becoming pope and will undermine the legitimacy of any future papal election.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressNovember 13, 2020
Polish bishops defended St. John Paul II on Friday against evidence that he rejected reports that ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick slept with his seminarians.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressNovember 02, 2020
The Vatican says Pope Francis' comments on gay civil unions were taken out of context in a documentary that spliced together parts of an old interview, but still confirmed Francis' belief that gay couples should enjoy legal protections.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressOctober 27, 2020
Pope Francis’ decision to forgo wearing a mask has been noticed, with some concern, by the commission of Vatican experts he appointed.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressOctober 23, 2020
A Mexican television broadcaster confirmed Thursday that Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions were made during a May 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressOctober 22, 2020
Question swirled Thursday about the origins of Pope Francis’ bombshell comments endorsing same-sex civil unions, with all evidence suggesting he made them in a 2019 interview that was never broadcast in its entirety.
In this Oct. 4, 2020 file photo, Vatican Swiss Guards stand attention at the St. Damaso courtyard on the occasion of their swearing-in ceremony, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. On Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, the Vatican said in a statement that four Swiss Guards have tested positive for the coronavirus, as the surge in infections in surrounding Italy enters the Vatican walls. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, file)
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressOctober 12, 2020
The four are in isolation while their contacts are being traced. They join three other Vatican residents who tested positive in recent weeks.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers his speech during the "Advancing and Defending International Religious Freedom Through Diplomacy" symposium, in Rome, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (Guglielmo Mangiapane/Pool Photo via AP)
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressSeptember 30, 2020
The proximity of Pompeo's visit to the U.S. election, was "one of the reasons why the Holy Father is not receiving the secretary of state." 
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressSeptember 18, 2020
Pope Francis is giving his blessing to a new Vatican think tank that is seeking to prevent the Mafia and organized crime groups from exploiting the image of the Virgin Mary for their own illicit ends.
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Nicole Winfield - Associated PressAugust 31, 2020
During the virus crisis, Francis has become a 21st century “prisoner of the Vatican," as one of his predecessors was once known, robbed of the crowds, foreign travel and visits to the peripheries that so defined and popularized his papacy.