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Watch Pope Francis Give Blessing to Man Who Surprised His Girlfriend With Marriage Proposal

When this Catholic man proposed to his girlfriend in front of Pope Francis, the Argentinian pontiff was more than delighted to give his blessing.

Pope Francis is Paying the Rent of a Private Beach for the Disabled

Now every Italian – no matter their disability – can have fun in the sun and enjoy a day at the beach. //

Pope Francis Asks Media to Cover More ‘Good’ News (WATCH)

In his solemn end-of-year church service at the Vatican, Pope Francis asked journalists to shine more light on the GOOD news in the world. The...

Pope Francis Changes Schedule to Visit Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple

[youtube] Pope Francis became only the second pontiff to visit a Buddhist temple on Wednesday, changing his schedule at the last minute to pay...

Rome’s Homeless to Get Vatican Showers Thanks to Pope Francis

Pope Francis is working on plans to install showers in the public restrooms off Bernini's Colonnade in St. Peter's Square to help the homeless...
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Artist Plows Giant Tribute to Pope Francis in Italian Field

In the province of Verona, an artist, who says he uses his plough as a painter would a brush, created a giant portrait of...
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Pope Francis Invites Boy with Down Syndrome for Spin on Popemobile

While waving to the crowd in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Wednesday, Pope Francis invited a teen with Down Syndrome to climb aboard...
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For Pope Francis, A Simple Mass And A Call To Protect The Poor

With less silk, lace and gold than many of his predecessors displayed, Pope Francis on Tuesday was inaugurated at a Holy Mass in St....

‘Superpope’ Francis T-shirts to Help the Poor and Needy

A work of street art that turned Pope Francis into “superpope” will now support Vatican charitable projects through sales of t-shirts.

Pope Auctions Gift Worth $250K For Christian Communities Destroyed by ISIS

When gifted a special papal-themed Lamborghini, the pope autographed it, blessed it, and announced that it would be auctioned for charity.

Pope Opens Free Laundromat for Rome’s Poor

Pope Francis just opened a facility containing six washing machines and dryers free to be used by Rome's homeless population.

In Historic Easter First, Pope Includes Women in Foot Washing Ritual

Pope Francis changed decades of Catholic tradition today, declaring women can now be included in an annual Easter week ritual which formerly included only men. The...

Pope’s Top 10 Happiness Tips: Focus on Leisure, Family and Being Positive

In the July 27 issue of "Viva", an Argentinian weekly publication, Pope Francis revealed his Top 10 guidelines for achieving happiness. He advocated for...

Pope Stops Motorcade to Bless Disabled Woman

Pope Francis once again demonstrated his love for the "common man" by stopping his car to get out and bless a disabled woman brought...
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Pope Auctions His Harley To Help Rome Soup Kitchen

The Vatican plans to auction off one of Pope Francis' two Harley-Davidson motorcycles and donate the proceeds to a soup kitchen that feeds the...
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Pope to Travel to Holy Land in May Amid Peace Push

Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he would travel to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan in May, his first visit to the Holy...
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Pope Ramps Up Charity Office to be Near Poor, Sick

Pope Francis has ramped up the Vatican’s charity work, sending his chief alms-giver and a contingent of Swiss guards onto the streets of Rome...
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Okay. This Pope is Getting Too Awesome for Words.

Pope Francis' embrace of a severely disfigured man has touched world. The Pontiff stopped to pray and lay his hands on a man whose...
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Pope Washes Feet of Inmates for Easter

The day before Good Friday, Pope Francis continued what has been a ritual for him, but something no other papal leader before has done....

Good News in History, July 27

Five years ago today, Pope Francis revealed his Top 10 guidelines for achieving happiness, which included relaxation and leisure, and toning down negativity—and most...