Pope Francis

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4 Things To Know: Fatal House Fire, TC Marathon & MoreHere’s a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.
4 Things To Know: Minnesota's Small Business Day, Unhappy College Grads And MoreFrom Minnesota's small business day to the possible government shutdown to the reason college grads are so unhappy, here's a look at the four stories to know about for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015.
As Many As A Million Expected For Pope's Last Mass In USGreeted by throngs of cheering faithful at every turn, Pope Francis is to cap his whirlwind visit to the United States in an entirely fitting way — Mass for the masses on Philadelphia's grandest boulevard — while also spending time with inmates at its largest jail.
4 Things To Know: Pope’s Last Day In U.S., BLM To Protest TC MarathonHere's a look at the four things you need to know for Sept. 27, 2015. They include the pope's plan for his final day in the United States and the Vikings taking on the Charges at TCF Bank Stadium.
Sharing & Caring Hands' Copeland Meets With Pope FrancisA Minneapolis woman who serves the poor and homeless in the Twin Cities got a face-to-face meeting with Pope Francis Thursday. Mary Jo Copeland, founder of Minneapolis' Sharing and Caring Hands, says the Holy Father prayed with her and blessed her work with the poor.
Minnesota Political Leaders Soak In Papal Address To CongressWashington, D.C. set aside politics for one day to listen to the spiritual leader of 1.2 billion Catholics. Pope Francis delivered the first papal address in history to a joint session of Congress. It was an address that some thought would be political, including remarks on immigration, religious liberty and climate change.
Pope Present As Saint John’s Abbey Gifts Handwritten Bible To Library Of CongressSaint John’s Abbey and University presented the Library of Congress Thursday with an intricate, hand-made Bible, and the leader of the Catholic church was there to see it.
Pope's Historic Address Gets Special Focus For Catholic StudentsCatholic students in the Twin Cities stopped to listen in school Thursday to Pope Francis’ address to Congress.
4 Things To Know: Day 2 Of Pope Visit, Lynx Vs. Mercury & MoreFrom the second day of the Pope's visit to the Lynx facing the defending WNBA champions, here are the four stories to know for Thursday, Sept. 24.
Local Catholics Celebrate Pope Francis' U.S. VisitPope Francis officially began his first U.S. tour Wednesday morning with a visit to the White House and a meeting with President Obama.
Pope Praises US Bishops' Response To Abuse, Angering VictimsPope Francis praised American bishops Wednesday for their "generous commitment'" to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits. Addressing church leaders in a prayer service at the Washington cathedral, Francis said they had faced the crisis "without fear of self-criticism and at the cost of mortification and great sacrifice."