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    The Vatican has always had a core of diplomats for centuries. It has ambassadors in 180 countries and always played a kind of behind-the-scene role in many world issues.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: world 
     
    Nigerian nun Bernadette Duru says the African church hierarchy is indifferent to people in rural areas.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: people  church 
     
    Father Jude Nnorom also criticized his church leaders, saying the simple lifestyle followed by Pope Francis should challenge African bishops to ask themselves.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    Father Jude Nnorom says he hopes the pope's travels in Africa will help end all the wars ravaging the continent.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: travel  help  war  africa  hope  father 
     
    [Pope Francis] symbolically took the migrant south-north route to the United States by going to Cuidad Juarez on the border with Texas, and there he spoke of the human dignity of immigrants.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: human  dignity 
     
    Asked about Donald Trump, [Pope] Francis said a person who thinks only about building walls and not building bridges is not Christian, a remark you might remember that Trump described as disgraceful.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: people  christian 
     
    [Pope Francis] did something that both his two predecessors had failed to do - John Paul II and Benedict. Francis met with the Russian patriarch of the Orthodox Church.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: church 
     
    One footnote says that divorced and remarried faithful, who are not recognized by the Catholic Church because it upholds the indissolubility of marriage, might in some particular cases have access to the sacraments.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: church  marriage 
     
    I think [Pope] Francis intends to forge ahead with his reform agenda.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    [Pope Francis] lashed out against what he called malevolent resistance to his reforms.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    One of the topics that [Pope Francis] wants to raise, according to many Vatican analysts, is given the shortage of - worldwide shortage of priests is the possibility of a married priesthood. But he needs more backing from his bishops right now.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: right  possibility 
     
    We have a pope [Francis] who's very popular among the Catholic faithful and non-Catholics, but there's no doubt he's going to continue to face resistance from conservatives inside the church.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
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