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Here are some things to reflect upon based on Pope Francis’ message.
In speeches, Pope Francis has been known to be simple yet potently blunt as he brings doctrinal lingo into language we all understand, whether it’s about science, climate change, or aliens.This year, his New Year Message talks about peace, politics, and social ...
 
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Here's how Pope Francis would advise you on your everyday problems.
Pope Francis is many things to the Catholic Church; he is, at all times, a leader, a teacher, a father, a friend, a revolutionary, and a scholar. Above all else, however, the Pope is a philosopher, studying the Bible and his lifetime ...
 
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The pontiff signed the supercar in Vatican City ceremony Wednesday.
Lamborghini presented Pope Francis with a special edition version of its Huracán in Vatican City on Wednesday, but the pontiff won't be keeping it.Instead, the 5.2-liter, V-10 supercar will be auctioned off by RM Sotheby's to benefit a number of charities, including one devoted ...
 
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"Stop complaining and get busy making your life better," the sign reads.
There are various facets to Pope Francis’ wisdom. We get snippets of practical advice from his tweets via @Pontifex, spiritual guidance through his homilies, and character building lessons through the occasional TED Talk. As a public figure, it may feel as if ...
 
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In times of despair, his words aim to bring people together.
You can always count on TED Talks to feature a roster of inspiring speakers, but they outdid themselves in last month's series by tapping one of the world's most influential leaders. Filmed from Vatican City, Pope Francis extended some wisdom on how ...
 
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Black lace is customary when visiting the Vatican, but who gets to wear white lace?
Suppose you're meeting the Pope. What do you wear? It's a critical question governed by millennia of tradition. While the Vatican has recently loosened its rules about casual clothing, the current First Lady and Ivanka chose to abide by the traditional guidelines. ...
 
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They say Rome wasn’t built in a day—but what to do if you only have a little more than, say, a day or two to explore it?
They say Rome wasn’t built in a day—but what to do if you only have a little more than, say, a day or two to explore it? With so much to see and do and such a rich, overwhelming amount of culture, ...
 
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There is no pomp and circumstance to him. Pope Francis simply lives the way men and women of the faith should. Because in the end, that’s all that matters.
Amid the scarlet sea inside the Sistine Chapel is Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Wisps of white hair peek out of his skullcap, and his cheeks, like supple leather, droop under his thick brown eyeglasses. His belly has become rather distended after many ...
 
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Swiss, Catholic, male, and single, these guardians of the papacy also have lives outside work.
Don’t let the puffy harlequin uniforms and the feathered headgear fool you. The Swiss Guard is an elite military force that has been defending the papacy for centuries. The soldiers are in fact trained to protect the Pope, even take a bullet ...
 
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Camilla dressed according to the Vatican's new, relaxed dressed code—and drew comparisons yet again to Lady Diana's papal audience.
The only person harder to shop for than the Queen? Pope Francis.On their royal visit to the Vatican, Prince Charles and Camilla found out first-hand, during their inaugural meeting with the Bishop of Rome. "It's difficult to know what to give your ...
 
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Shriver sought to learn about the man who is "joyfully reforming a 2,000-year-old institution."
For Mark K. Shriver, Catholicism was more than a religion—it was inherently linked to his very identity. The "cradle" Catholic is a member of one of the most famously Catholic families in American history: the Kennedys.The nephew of John F. Kennedy, America's ...
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