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VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - OCTOBER 15: Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on October 15, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful never to lose hope. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Parents, Child Groups React To Pope’s Spanking Statements

Parents and children’s rights groups are reacting to the Pope’s recent statement at the Vatican, saying it is acceptable to spank children, as long as their dignity is maintained.

02/06/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

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Haitian Amputees Share Inspiring Story At Vatican

Three men who lost a leg in Haiti’s 2010 earthquake are set to share their inspiring stories in the Vatican.

01/10/2015

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - OCTOBER 15: Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on October 15, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful never to lose hope. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope’s Role In Cuba Deal Fractures Cuban-American Flock

The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil.

12/21/2014

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Alan Gross Speaks Out After Release From Cuban Prison

American Alan Gross is back in the U.S. after his release Wednesday morning from a Cuban jail.

12/17/2014

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President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

Following the release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, President Barack Obama made historic changes to US-Cuban policy after becoming the first president since the Eisenhower administration to speak directly to a Cuban leader.

12/17/2014

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Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - OCTOBER 15: Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on October 15, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square for the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis encouraged the faithful never to lose hope. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Visit United States In 2015

Pope Francis confirmed he will make his first papal visit to the United States next year.

11/17/2014

Thousands of people are expected to turn out for a big gay pride celebration event on Miami Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Catholic Church Changes Stance On Gays

A host of topics are being discussed at a two week meeting at the Vatican and valuing gay people was one major talking point.

10/13/2014

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Murdered Journalist’s Family Believes He Was Sold To ISIS

The family of a South Florida journalist who was executed by ISIS believe he was sold to the group.

09/09/2014

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