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The Pope And Obama Share A Knack For Inspiring The Young

President Obama met with Pope Francis this week at the Vatican. Among those watching most closely were young American Catholics.
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Monsignor Brings Pope's Tweets To The World, In Latin

Vatican Latinist Monsignor Daniel Gallagher has a unique job: He translates Pope Francis's tweets into Latin. And with 231,000 followers, the @Pontifex_ln Twitter handle is a hit.
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Asian-American Rabbi Changes The Face Of Judaism

New York's Central Synagogue is one of the most prominent synagogues in the country, and its new leader is going to be an Asian-American woman. Rabbi Angela Warnick Buchdal shares her story.
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The Pope And The President: Common Ground But A Clear Divide

President Obama, once the world leader whose vow of "hope" and "change" excited millions, seemed eclipsed in that department Thursday by Pope Francis.
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In First Visit To The Vatican, Obama Finds Himself Moved

President Obama and Pope Francis met for the first time at the Vatican. The meeting is intended to mark a fresh start for the administration's sometimes-strained relationship with Catholic leadership.
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'I'm A Great Admirer,' Obama Tells Pope Francis

The president and the pope met for the first time Thursday at the Vatican. While the two men share views on some issues, the church has some problems with the president's health care program.
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The Sometimes Tricky Relations Between Popes And Presidents

For decades, U.S. presidents have sought an audience with the pope, and President Obama will have one Thursday. But this wasn't always the case, and often there have been political differences.
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Polygamy May Seem Like A Man's Dream, But Kenyan Women Are Not Happy

Kenyan lawmakers recently passed a bill that legalizes polygamy without a wife's consent. Member of Parliament Annah Nyokabi Gathecha explains why she walked out of the voting session.
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'Bishop Of Bling' Gets The Boot

Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst spent millions of dollars on renovations at his residence in Limburg, Germany. On Wednesday, the Vatican accepted his resignation.
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Pope Names Former Victim To Sex Abuse Panel

Pope Francis has named a woman who was molested as a child by a priest to be part of a panel to help the Church address the sexual abuse of minors.

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