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    1. FT Photo Diary

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      Bangui Pope patrol

      Police patrols outside as Pope Francis celebrates mass in the Barthelemy Boganda Stadium, in Bangui, Central African...

    2. November 27, 2015

      Pope Francis warns Kenyans on corruption

      Pope Francis has made a plea against corruption, describing it as a “path to death” as he spoke to thousands of young...

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      November 27, 2015

      Pope Francis in Nairobi

      Children gasp as they watch a Kenyan Police helicopter fly overhead, while awaiting for the arrival of Pope Francis at...

    2. November 26, 2015

      Pope makes plea for deal at climate change summit

      Pope Francis has called on governments to use the Paris climate summit to correct the “dysfunctions and distortions” of...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      November 26, 2015

      Meeting with Pope Francis

      A Catholic sister and a Maasai woman arrive just after dawn in the rain and mud to attend a Mass to be given by Pope...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      November 24, 2015

      Preparing for Papa

      A volunteer cleans the seats to be used by guests during the Papal Mass ahead of the visit of Pope Francis in Kenya’s...

    5. November 23, 2015

      Africa’s gay activists urge Pope Francis to address intolerance

      When Eric Gitari’s uncle died last year, he went back to his village in Meru, central Kenya, for the burial. But when...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      November 20, 2015

      Mogadishu Cathedral

      A woman walks past a section of Mogadishu Cathedral that was built by Italian authorities, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The...

    7. November 15, 2015

      The Paris jolt to America 2016

      It was unfortunate that President Barack Obama declared Isis to be “contained” only hours before its horrific slaughter...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      November 11, 2015

      St. Peter's Basilica

      Fog partially covers the Cupola of St. Peter’s Basilica, fronted by a statue of Jesus, prior to the arrival of Pope...

    9. November 10, 2015

      Religion and the keys to survival

      Premiering at the Venice International Film Festival in September was a documentary about the Vatican’s Swiss guards,...

    10. November 6, 2015

      Sainthood price-tag leaks stir Vatican fury

      What is the price of sainthood? Vatican officials made a startling discovery shortly after Pope Francis was elected in...

    11. November 2, 2015

      Vatican arrests senior priest and adviser over leaks

      Vatican police have arrested a senior Spanish priest and an Italian communications adviser for allegedly leaking...

    12. October 29, 2015

      Rome’s mayor reverses his resignation

      His resignation nearly three weeks ago was supposed to draw a line under a Roman circus of corruption and...

    13. October 25, 2015

      Pope Francis decries ‘blinkered viewpoints’ of some at synod

      VATICAN CITY, October 24 — Pope Francis, ending a contentious bishops’ meeting on family issues, on Saturday excoriated...

    14. October 11, 2015

      Reducing global poverty will save your pension

      With much celebrity fanfare, a storm on Twitter and even a UN address by Pope Francis, 193 governments last month...

    15. October 8, 2015

      Rome mayor quits amid expenses allegation

      Ignazio Marino was forced to quit as mayor of Rome amid allegations that he used a city credit card to pay for personal...

    16. beyondbrics

      October 2, 2015

      To defeat extremism requires both force and dialogue

      I am the leader of a country of Muslims and Christians living in religious fraternity and with a proud history of the...

    17. September 29, 2015

      Bush calls for repeal of oil export curbs

      Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor running for president, has joined the chorus of Republicans calling for a repeal...

    18. September 29, 2015

      Pope, Trump and Putin eclipse Xi in US

      When Chinese officials started to plan a week-long trip to the US for president Xi Jinping, they hoped to generate the...

    19. September 28, 2015

      Pope to feature in election campaign ads

      Pope Francis is set to become a feature of the US election campaign, as one of the country’s biggest political donors...

    20. September 27, 2015

      Pope says ‘God weeps’ for abuse victims as US-Cuba trip ends

      Pope Francis visits US The pope met victims of clerical sexual abuse, visited a prison and issued a call for the...

    21. September 25, 2015

      Xi, Obama and the Pope raise climate hopes

      The Pope and the leaders of the world’s two largest economies lined up on Friday to call for global action on climate...

    22. September 25, 2015

      Pope Francis calls for end to ‘boundless thirst for power’

      Pope Francis visits US Pope Francis on Friday called for world leaders to end a “selfish and boundless thirst for power...

    23. September 25, 2015

      House speaker John Boehner resigns from US Congress

      John Boehner is resigning as speaker of the House of Representatives to end “prolonged leadership turmoil” that had...

    24. September 25, 2015

      Free Lunch: Good news and bad

      Proper pontification Pope Francis has urged US lawmakers to admire the global progress towards reducing poverty, and to...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      September 25, 2015

      Nuns celebrate

      Nuns celebrate as they wait for the arrival of Pope Francis at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York yesterday ...

    26. September 25, 2015

      US Congress jostles as shutdown looms

      The US is counting the days to a possible government shutdown, as manoeuvring began in Congress on Thursday to keep...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      September 24, 2015

      Pope walk

      Pope Francis arrives to address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, DC. Pope Francis on Thursday urged the US...

    28. September 24, 2015

      Pope Francis brings diplomatic sermon to Congress

      Pope Francis visits US Pope Francis entered Congress, arguably the most divided institution in the US, on Thursday amid...

    29. The World

      September 24, 2015

      Pope delivers five key messages to Congress

      Pope Francis has just delivered his speech to a joint session of Congress. He is the first Pope, and the first...

    30. FT Data

      September 24, 2015

      Datawatch: papal approval ratings

      More than two-thirds of the US public hold positive views of Pope Francis. His rating exceeds that of his predecessor,...

    31. September 23, 2015

      The Pope’s pathbreaking address to Congress

      The last dignitary to address the joint houses of the US Congress was Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this year. It is safe...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      September 23, 2015

      Papal procession

      U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis watch onstage as the “Old Guard” fife and drum corps marches past during...

    33. September 23, 2015

      Pope Francis backs Barack Obama on climate change

      Pope Francis visits US Pope Francis has used his first visit to the US to push for action on climate change by backing...

    34. The World

      September 23, 2015

      Pope faces shrinking flock on US visit

      While the US prepares to welcome Pope Francis, his new world origins, drive for Vatican reform, and calls for social...

    35. FT Alphaville

      September 23, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Putin’s banker vs Putin’s Russia. - Banks want analysts to earn their keep. - Trading meat...

    36. The World

      September 22, 2015

      Surprises the Pope may have in store on his US tour

      Pope Francis landed in the US around 4pm on Tuesday afternoon after a three-and-a-half hour flight from eastern Cuba,...

    37. FT Alphaville

      September 22, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - “Their propaganda never mentioned anything about risks,” said Fang of Fanya Metal Exchange. -...

    38. September 20, 2015

      Pope Francis preaches reconciliation in first Cuban mass

      Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro on Cuba trip Pope Francis celebrated his first Cuban mass in Havana’s Revolution...

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