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1. Pope Francis hosts comedy summit at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-hosts-comedy-summit-at-the-vatican

On Friday, Pope Francis welcomed more than 100 comedians to the Vatican, including stars like Jimmy Fallon and Chris Rock, for an event filled with laughter and fun. The gathering, which sparked both excitement and criticism, was a celebration of humor's ability to bring people together....

2. Pope Francis under fire for offensive remark about gay men

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-under-fire-for-offensive-remark-about-gay-men

Pope Francis has ignited controversy following reports that he used a highly offensive term to describe gay men during a private meeting with Italian bishops, reaffirming his stance that they should not be ordained as priests, according to Italian media....

3. Sixteen nuns depart church, criticize Pope Francis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sixteen-nuns-depart-church-criticize-pope-francis

Sixteen Spanish nuns have announced they are breaking from the Catholic Church and instead placing themselves under the authority of Pablo de Rojas Sánchez-Franco, a self-styled bishop who was excommunicated in 2019....

4. London teen dubbed 'God's influencer' to be Saint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/london-teen-dubbed-god-s-influencer-to-be-saint

A London-born teenager - whose proficiency at spreading the teachings of the Catholic church online led to him being called "God's influencer" - is set to become a saint....

5. Pope Francis urges Italians to increase birth rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-urges-italians-to-increase-birth-rates

Pope Francis pressed his campaign Friday to urge Italians to have children, calling for long-term policies to help families and warning that the country’s demographic crisis was threatening the future. ...

6. Security alert issued for US citizens in France following Moscow attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-alert-issued-for-us-citizens-in-france-following-moscow-attack

The American embassy in Paris has issued a security alert for U.S. citizens in France in the wake of last week's terrorist attack in Moscow....

7. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

8. First Catholic bishop to be ordained in Cyprus in 500 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-catholic-bishop-to-be-ordained-in-cyprus-in-500-years

The first Catholic Bishop will be ordained on Saturday, 16 March, in Cyprus after five centuries, following the decision of Pope Francis with the appointment of Monsignor Bruno Varriano,...

9. Vatican's keeper of secrets retires, unveils hidden truths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vatican-s-keeper-of-secrets-retires-unveils-hidden-truths

The Vatican, known for its enigmatic archives, sheds light on its secrets as Archbishop Sergio Pagano reveals hidden details spanning 12 centuries in his upcoming book, ''Secretum.''...

10. Pope Francis urges worldwide ban on ''despicable'' surrogacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-urges-worldwide-ban-on-despicable-surrogacy

In his annual foreign policy address to ambassadors, Pope Francis strongly condemned surrogate motherhood as "despicable" and urged for a universal ban on the practice, including its commercialization. ...

11. ''Same-sex childbearing not allowed,'' says Archbishop George

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/same-sex-childbearing-not-allowed-says-archbishop-george

Archbishop George of Cyprus clarifies the content of his Christmas message, which sparked political reactions....

12. Pope Francis approves blessings for same-sex couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-approves-blessings-for-same-sex-couples

Pope Francis has officially sanctioned the blessing of same-sex couples, marking a significant departure in policy aimed at fostering inclusivity within the Catholic Church. This move, however, maintains the church's steadfast opposition to gay marriage....

13. Vatican allows small portion of cremated ashes to be stored in personal places

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vatican-allows-small-portion-of-cremated-ashes-to-be-stored-in-personal-places

The Vatican has modified its stance on the storage of cremated ashes, now allowing a small portion to be kept in a place of significance for the deceased, in contrast to previous guidance stating ashes must be kept in ''sacred places.''...

14. Christodoulides meets Pope Francis and talks with ENI in Rome

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-meets-pope-francis-and-talks-with-eni-in-rome

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides, accompanied by his spouse Philippa Karsera Christodoulides and members of the Cypriot delegation, had a meeting with Pope Francis at the Holly See. He will be meeting with ENI officials in the company's offices in Rome....

15. Trans people now eligible for baptism and godparent duty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trans-people-now-eligible-for-baptism-and-godparent-duty

The Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that transgender people can under certain circumstances be baptised in the Catholic church and serve as godparents in a statement that has been hailed as a “major step for trans inclusion”....

16. The strange messages above Italy's beaches and the Anti-Pope theory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-strange-messages-above-italy-s-beaches-and-the-anti-pope-theory

Messages transported by small planes over Italy’s beaches this summer have spread the debunked conspiracy theory that Pope Francis is not the legitimate head of the Catholic Church. ...

17. 'French icon' Jane Birkin dies at 76, world mourns loss

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-icon-jane-birkin-dies-at-76-world-mourns-loss

The singer, actress, and fashion icon Jane Birkin has died at the age of 76....

18. Pope sends top sex crimes investigator to Bolivia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-sends-top-sex-crimes-investigator-to-bolivia

Pope Francis has sent one of his top sex crimes investigators to Bolivia at a time when the Andean nation is being shaken by an escalating pedophilia scandal involving priests....

19. Pope reveals ongoing secret Vatican peace mission in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-reveals-ongoing-secret-vatican-peace-mission-in-ukraine

During his flight back to Rome after concluding his visit to Hungary, Pope Francis informed reporters that there is a secret Vatican peacekeeping mission taking place in Ukraine....

20. Pope Francis grants historic voting rights to women at global synod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-francis-grants-historic-voting-rights-to-women-at-global-synod

The Pope will for the first time allow women to vote at an influential global meeting of bishops in October - a move that has been welcomed as a historic first....

21. Americans will soon need to pay a small fee to enter the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/americans-will-soon-need-to-pay-a-small-fee-to-enter-the-uk

U.S. citizens will soon have to apply for permission before their United Kingdom trips and pay a small fee to enter as part of the country's upcoming Electronic Travel Authorization scheme....

22. Pope declares being gay a 'sin' but not a 'crime'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-declares-being-gay-a-sin-but-not-a-crime

Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws that criminalize gay people 'unjust'....

23. Pope Benedict XVI laid to rest as faithful mourn

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-benedict-xvi-laid-to-rest-as-faithful-mourn

Pope Francis joined tens of thousands of faithful in bidding farewell to Benedict XVI at a rare requiem Mass Thursday for a dead pope presided over by a living one, ending an unprecedented decade for the Catholic Church that was sparked by the German theologian’s decision to retire....

24. Kasoulides to attend Pope Benedict's funeral on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-to-attend-pope-benedict-s-funeral-on-wednesday

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides departs on January 4th for Rome where he will represent the President of the Republic of Cyprus at the funeral of Pope Benedict XVI....

25. Former Pope Benedict XVI dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-pope-benedict-xvi-dies

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the shy German theologian who tried to reawaken Christianity in a secularized Europe but will forever be remembered as the first pontiff in 600 years to resign from the job, died Saturday...

26. The Pope sends Parthenon pieces back to Greece (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pope-sends-parthenon-pieces-back-to-greece-images

As a 'testimony and sign of the desire to continue the ecumenical path of truth,' Pope Francis has decided to donate Parthenon fragments that were previously housed in Vatican museums....

27. Ukrainian embassies receive 'bloody packages' with animal eyes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukrainian-embassies-receive-bloody-packages-with-animal-eyes

Ukrainian embassies in at least five European countries have received several 'bloody packages' containing body parts of some animals, mainly eyes, the country's Foreign Ministry has reported....

28. Pope wants common Easter date for Catholic and Orthodox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-wants-common-easter-date-for-catholic-and-orthodox

Both the Catholic and the Orthodox Churches have spoken about resolve to find a shared date for Easter, and it seems that this goal might be closer than ever....

29. Cypriot president meets pope at the Vatican

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-meets-pope-at-the-vatican

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday, with the two men reportedly discussing bilateral issues including refugees following the Holy Father’s visit to the divided island last year...

30. EU states facilitating employment of third country nationals to ease labor shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-facilitating-employment-of-third-country-nationals-to-ease-labor-shortage

The European Union’s population is aging. The factors behind this phenomenon are many, but the declining fertility rates and the increased life expectancy, along with migration to countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, are the main ones....

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