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Pope: Catholic Guide Needs Updating On Death Penalty Issue

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis marked the 25th anniversary of a landmark compilation of Catholic teaching by saying Wednesday it should be changed to address an issue close to his heart: the death penalty. During an anniversary ceremony at the Vatican, Francis repeated his insistence that capital punishment is “inadmissible” under any circumstance. He […]

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Italy Minister Says Iran Statue Cover-up ‘Incomprehensible’

ROME (AP) — Italy’s culture minister has criticized as “incomprehensible” the decision to cover up naked statues at a Rome museum where Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was visiting, adding a new twist to the controversy that has dominated Rouhani’s deal-making visit to Italy. Culture Minister Dario Franceschini told reporters Wednesday, Jan 27,  that neither he […]