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Cuba: Pope takes mass and visits Fidel

The Pope completed his visit to Cuba and was welcomed to the U.S. today.


Today in history: World day of prayer for the environment

In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.


Obama, Francis find common ground on income inequality

The two discussed the plight of the poor as well as regions of conflict and the elusive nature of peace around the world.


Pope demands accountability from corporate leaders meeting in Davos

As corporate and government leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum, a new poll showed that workers worldwide are struggling to survive on low wages.


Church faces big choices as cardinals pick a new pope

The cardinals have assembled in Rome to begin choosing the next pope.