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# francis - Saturday 16 February, 2019

# francis - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Majority of people think Pope Francis 'didn't go far enough' on child abuse during Irish visit

That’s according to an Ipsos MRBI poll for the Irish Times.

# francis - Sunday 1 April, 2018

One fifth of the population plan to attend Pope Francis mass in Phoenix Park

Pope Francis will be the chief celebrant at a mass on 26 August.

# francis - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Pope Francis to celebrate Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday, 26 August

The Pope will be in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families.

# francis - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message

The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.

# francis - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge What Percent Francis Brennan Are You? Francis

What Percent Francis Brennan Are You?


# francis - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pope approves new measures to fire bishops who mishandled child sexual abuse cases

Francis said a bishop can be removed if his actions or omissions cause “grave harm,” either physical, moral, spiritual or financial, to individuals or communities.

# francis - Friday 8 April, 2016

Pope reaches out to Catholic divorcees - but no progress on gay rights

Pope Francis’s long-anticipated ‘Apostolic Exhortation’ has been released today.

# francis - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Is 'Vatileaks' back? Machivellian cardinals are plotting against Pope Francis

A letter signed 13 by conservative cardinals accused the church of engineering procedures in favour of liberals.

# francis - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

The Pope broke his heart laughing at this adorable little 'baby pope'

Little Quinn Madden caught the pope’s eye, and she was called over to his motorcade.

# francis - Monday 21 September, 2015

US Catholics have been doing some strange things to prepare for the Pope's visit

From pop-up pontiffs to Lego Vaticans… Pope Francis fever is gripping the US.

# francis - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Over 50,000 people celebrated mass with the Pope this morning

The Pontiff prayed for peace.

# francis - Monday 23 March, 2015

Nuns let out of convent to meet Pope. All hell breaks loose! Holy Show This post contains videos

# francis - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

No need for Catholics to "breed like rabbits" --- Pope Francis

The Pope has been defending the Church’s stance on artificial contraception.

# francis - Friday 16 January, 2015

Insult my mother? Expect a punch --- Pope Francis

The Pope was speaking to reporters about the Paris terror attacks on his way to the Philippines.

# francis - Monday 18 August, 2014

Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq

The Pope has said that minorities need to be protected but wants the UN to be involved.

# francis - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Pope Francis has been washing people's feet ... again

The Pope washed the feet of a dozen elderly and disabled people during a ceremony in Rome.

# francis - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The42 Neil Francis apologises 'profusely and unreservedly' for comments on gay people in sport Apology

Neil Francis apologises 'profusely and unreservedly' for comments on gay people in sport

The former Ireland international rugby player was speaking on Today FM’s The Last Word this evening.

# francis - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

The Pope as a Superhero Pic of the Day

What next for Francis?

# francis - Monday 30 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Made in Chelsea series 6 has a new (gas) teaser video Song And Dance

Made in Chelsea series 6 has a new (gas) teaser video

The poshos are back with a song and dance number.

# francis - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

VIDEO: Has Pope Francis been seen performing an exorcism?

Video from an event last Friday shows the pontiff laying his hands on a young man who convulses and then slumps over.

# francis - Monday 8 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons you should watch Made in Chelsea tonight Its Baaaaack This post contains videos

8 reasons you should watch Made in Chelsea tonight

It’s back for its fifth season.

# francis - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Video: Pope Francis in unprecedented meeting with predecessor Benedict

The two men prayed after Pope Francis arrived at ‘Emeritus Pope’ Benedict’s lakeside residence in Castel Gandolfo earlier today in what was an historic rendezvous.

# francis - Wednesday 13 March, 2013