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  • Plucked from the uncertainty of Lesbos: 12 Syrian refugees

    Plucked from the uncertainty of Lesbos: 12 Syrian refugees

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis says his gesture is “a drop of water in the sea” of Europe’s migration crisis. Yet for 12 Syrian refugees, the pope’s decision to fly them back to Italy from Greece is an act of kindness that will resonate for the rest of their lives.

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  • Sanders did meet Pope Francis, after all

    Sanders did meet Pope Francis, after all

    ROME (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said in an interview with The Associated Press that he met with Pope Francis, describing the meeting as a “real honor.” Sanders said the meeting took place Saturday morning before the pope left for his one-day visit to Greece. He said he

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  • Morales again raises eyebrows with papal gift

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Bolivian President Evo Morales has again raised eyebrows with an unusual gift for Pope Francis: books about the health benefits of coca leaves. Morales met with Francis Friday before attending a Vatican conference on social and economic justice. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is also

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