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Pope Francis walks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a private audience at the Vatican Nov. 25. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters) (Nov. 25, 2013) See POPE-PUTIN Nov. 25, 2013.

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Pope Francis tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine. Video link here.

Catholics around the world await Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment.

Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases.

Irish Church welcomes Pope’s abuse tribunal.

Holy See: Poor countries need better access to medicines.

Kidnappers have struck again in the troubled Ekiti State, abducting a Catholic priest, Fr Emmanuel Akingbade.

Judge lets protesters remain in long-closed Catholic Church in the US.

Catholic teachers from in Australia claim major win after 14-month pay dispute.

Vatican and the US sign historic agreement to go after tax evaders.

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