Read more about the article Recognizing miracle, pope clears way for beatification of John Paul I
Pope John Paul I, who served as pope for 33 days in 1978, is seen in this photo released by the Vatican Dec. 7, 2010, to highlight the restoration of its photo archive. Pope Francis has recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope John Paul I, clearing the way for his beatification. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Recognizing miracle, pope clears way for beatification of John Paul I

Miracle involved cure of girl in Buenos Aires

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Read more about the article By listening to Holy Spirit, synod can be process of healing, pope says
Pope Francis raises the Book of the Gospels as he celebrates a Mass to open the process that will lead up to the assembly of the world Synod of Bishops in 2023, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Oct. 10, 2021. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters)

By listening to Holy Spirit, synod can be process of healing, pope says

Mass formally opens process that will lead to Synod of Bishops in 2023

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Read more about the article At bicentennial, pope urges Mexicans to focus on present, future
Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches, poses next to a statue of St. Juan Diego as he visits Mexico City Sept. 25, 2021. The cardinal was in Mexico to celebrate as a papal envoy for the country's bicentennial. (CNS photo/Congregation for Eastern Churches)

At bicentennial, pope urges Mexicans to focus on present, future

Our Lady of Guadalupe ‘favored brotherhood and freedom,’ pope says

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Read more about the article Pope says Vatican II shaped his theology, including in social teaching
This is the cover of the Italian book, "Fraternity: Sign of the Times," by Cardinal Michael Czerny and Father Christian Barone, an Italian theologian. In a preface to the book, Pope Francis said that, like many Latin American Catholics of his age, the Second Vatican Council shaped his theological and pastoral vision. (CNS photo/Libreria Editrice Vaticana)

Pope says Vatican II shaped his theology, including in social teaching

New book examines his contributions to Catholic social teaching

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Read more about the article Pope prays for peace in Afghanistan as Taliban takes control
People try to get into Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 16, 2021. During his Angelus address Aug. 15, Pope Francis expressed his concern for Afghanistan amid the Taliban's control of the country. (CNS photo/Reuters)

Pope prays for peace in Afghanistan as Taliban takes control

2,300 U.S. soldiers died in 20-year conflict

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