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  • Pope finishes big day in NYC

    Pope Francis Madison Square Garden

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    Pope Francis on Friday finished a whirlwind day in New York City: a speech to the United Nations, a visit with schoolchildren in Harlem and Mass with more than…

  • Pope credited with 'half miracle'

    Pope Francis in Brazil


    Pope Francis is being Pope Francis is being credited with a "half miracle" for turning St. Gennaro's blood to liquid in front of witnesses.

  • Obama: U.S. pope would do just as well

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    As cardinals gather at the Vatican to elect a new pope, President Barack Obama said he believes U.S. politics wouldn't stand in the way of an American pope…