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Archbishop of Karachi appointed as Cardinal in Vatican

VATICAN: Archbishop of Karachi Joseph Coutts was elevated as Cardinal by Pope Francis. He is one of the 14 Catholic churchmen from five continents who were promoted to the rank of cardinal. Born on July 21, 1945, Coutts is the second Pakistani ever to be elevated to the position of ...

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Pope faces diplomatic dilemma in Myanmar visit

Pope Francis visits Myanmar next week, a delicate trip for the world’s most senior Christian to a majority Buddhist country accused by Washington of the “ethnic cleansing” of Muslim Rohingya people. He will also visit Bangladesh to where more than 600,000 people have fled from what Amnesty International called “crimes ...

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Pope closes Roman Catholic ‘Holy Year’ marked by lights & shadows

VATICAN: Pope Francis on Sunday closed the Roman Catholic Church’s “Holy Year of Mercy,” a period that inspired hope among many followers but was also marred by conflicts around the world and infighting within the Church itself. At a solemn ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, Francis closed its “Holy Door,” ...

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