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Thumbnail donald trump inauguration As Trump takes office, he and Francis share a Russia problem

As President Donald Trump took office Jan. 20, he entered that vaguely defined set of “major world leaders.” Though we could debate who else...

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Thumbnail russian president vladimir putin meets with vatican secretary of state cardinal pietro parolin in sochi aug 23 2017 credit kremlinru cna Cardinal Parolin: Russia has key responsibility in brokering world peace

After his recent visit to Russia, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said a key message of his overall “positive” trip was the...

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Thumbnail church of the resurrection russia credit dorli photography via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna New religious laws in Russia not expected to hurt Catholic Church

Moscow, Russia, Jul 17, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week, despite protests from religious leaders and human rights groups, Russian...

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Thumbnail st basils cathedral st petersburg russia credit evlakhov valeriy Parolin, Kirill: we have reached a 'new stage' in Church relations

After a joint meeting during Cardinal Pietro Parolin's visit to Russia this week, both he and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill said the trip marks...

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Thumbnail pope francis at the general audience in st peters square oct 5 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis among Time Magazine's 100 most influential people

Vatican City, Apr 20, 2017 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Time Magazine has released its 2017 list of the world’s 100 most influential people, and...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 465220664 Reflecting on Pope Francis’ 2017 World Day of Peace message

“May charity and nonviolence govern how we treat each other as individuals, within society and in international life.” This statement written by...

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Thumbnail pope francis with russian president vladimir putin on june 10 2015 credit   pool catholic press photo cna 6 10 15 Russia, West must put peace before partisan interests – Cardinal Parolin

If problems between Russia and Western countries are going to be resolved, the two must overcome differences and concern for personal interests in...

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Thumbnail russian president vladimir putin before his papal audience with pope francis in vatican city on june 10 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 10 15 Ukraine crisis the focal point in Pope's discussion with Putin

In the second meeting between Pope Francis and Russian president Vladimir Putin, held on Wednesday at the Vatican, the discussion focused on the...

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