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  • Pope says he is ‘scandalized’ by anti-migrant rhetoric

    Pope says he is ‘scandalized’ by anti-migrant rhetoric

    • Dec 6, 2019

    Pope Francis told Jesuits in Thailand he was “scandalized” by some of the anti-migrant rhetoric he hears in Europe, and he is convinced people are being manipulated into thinking the only way they can preserve their lifestyles is by building walls.

  • Thai woman calls Pope “Superman” for helping people

    Thai woman calls Pope “Superman” for helping people

    • Nov 21, 2019

    During a visit to the St. Louis Hospital, the largest Catholic healthcare facility in Thailand, Pope Francis said that those who suffer an illness are allowed to cry out in pain, as Christ himself did, while at the same time praying for the comforting and helping hand that reveals the presence of God who is always there.

  • Pope’s Asian agenda: Atomic bombs, martyrs, family reunion

    Pope’s Asian agenda: Atomic bombs, martyrs, family reunion

    • Nov 17, 2019

    Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he’ll appeal for global nuclear disarmament at the sites of the atomic bomb and minister to two tiny Catholic communities that have suffered gruesome periods of persecution.

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