FRANCIS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRANCIS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pope calls for protecting children traveling alone to U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58188258-68/pope-alone-countries-francis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58188258-68/pope-alone-countries-francis.html.csp">Pope calls for protecting children traveling alone to U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T21:57:13.758-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis on Wednesday called for “urgent intervention” to protect minors traveling on their own in increasing numbers from Central and South America to the United States. The pontiff, in a letter to a Vatican conference on migration in Mexico, called the phenomenon “a hallmark of our society” that is present in almost all countries and yet treated as a sporadic event. Francis drew special attention to “tens of thousands of children who are emigrating alone, unaccompanied, to f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188258@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:57:13 MDT Pope Francis raises eyebrows, says pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183053-80/pope-abuse-church-vatican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183053-80/pope-abuse-church-vatican.html.csp">Pope Francis raises eyebrows, says pedophile priests include ‘bishops and cardinals’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPHINE MCKENNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:41:46.665-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis has provoked a debate within the Catholic Church after being quoted as saying that one in 50 Catholic clerics is a pedophile. In the latest example of his get-tough stance against sex abuse — and his signature style of frank answers to tough questions — the pope told the Italian daily La Repubblica that the sexual abuse of children was like “leprosy” in the church, and he pledged to “confront it with the severity it requires.” But the exclusive interview with 90-year-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183053@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:41:46 MDT Pope Francis meets, high-fives U.S. televangelists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58171682-80/francis-pope-robison-catholic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58171682-80/francis-pope-robison-catholic.html.csp">Pope Francis meets, high-fives U.S. televangelists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SARAH PULLIAM BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T18:21:02.748-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What does it take to produce the first-ever papal high-five? A meeting with American televangelists, apparently. The gesture came during a three-hour meeting of Pope Francis and Texas televangelists Kenneth Copeland and James Robison, just weeks after the pontiff met with televangelist Joel Osteen and other religious leaders. At the June 24 meeting, Robison said he was so moved by Pope Francis’ message of the gospel that he asked the translator to ask Francis for a high-five. The pope obliged, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171682@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:21:02 MDT Pope begs forgiveness from sex abuse victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158758-68/victims-abuse-francis-pope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58158758-68/victims-abuse-francis-pope.html.csp">Pope begs forgiveness from sex abuse victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANCES D’EMILIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T21:19:02.378-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday in his first meeting with Catholics sexually abused by members of the clergy and went further than any of his predecessors by vowing to hold bishops accountable for their handling of pedophile priests. Abuse victims and their advocates have long demanded that higher-ups be made to answer for the decades-long cover-ups of rape and molestation of youngsters in a scandal that has rocked the church and dismayed its worldwide flock of 1.2 billion...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581587582014-07-07T21:19:02.378-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T21:19:02.378-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Francis held a private Mass with three male and three female victims from the U.K., Ireland and Germany before meeting them individually for around 30 minutes. In total, the first-ever meetings spanned more than three hours. “Before God and his people I express my sorrow for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58157552@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:43:29 MDT Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58156708-68/abuse-victims-francis-pope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58156708-68/abuse-victims-francis-pope.html.csp">Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRANCES D’EMILIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T09:55:53.34-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 09:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors. He also promised to hold bishops accountable for the protection of minors. The pope celebrated a Mass with six survivors at his Vatican hotel Monday, but in his homily he didn’t spell out whether that accountability would include firing bishops and other prelates who systematically shuffled pedophile priests from parish to parish to avoid bringing ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581567082014-07-07T09:55:53.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T09:55:53.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156708@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 09:55:53 MDT Vatican: ‘Nothing to worry about’ as tired Pope Francis cancels meetings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58051090-80/pope-vatican-francis-visit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58051090-80/pope-vatican-francis-visit.html.csp">Vatican: ‘Nothing to worry about’ as tired Pope Francis cancels meetings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPHINE MCKENNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T11:40:01.923-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis canceled a second day of private audiences and his morning Mass on Tuesday because of a minor illness, but Vatican officials downplayed speculation about ill health. The Vatican’s chief spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said the pope had postponed several appointments and was resting. “There is nothing to worry about,” Lombardi said. “His life has been very intense in the past few weeks. It is totally normal for the pope to rest.” Lombardi said 77-year-old Franci...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58051090@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:40:01 MDT Pope wades into Mideast peace-making http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58042623-68/vatican-francis-peace-peres.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58042623-68/vatican-francis-peace-peres.html.csp">Pope wades into Mideast peace-making</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM YARDLEY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JODI RUDOREN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T21:23:07.352-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 09:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis waded head-first into Mideast peace-making Sunday, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed. Israeli President Shimon Peres was the first to arrive at the Vatican hotel where Francis lives, followed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Francis warmly greeted both and met privately with each one before heading out to the Vatican garden for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042623@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 21:23:07 MDT Next up for sainthood: baseball icon Roberto Clemente? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58027510-180/clemente-roberto-baseball-rossi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58027510-180/clemente-roberto-baseball-rossi.html.csp">Next up for sainthood: baseball icon Roberto Clemente?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T16:49:03.739-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saint Roberto? The pitch to canonize the late baseball great Roberto Clemente may seem like something straight out of left — or, in his case, right — field, but the idea is winning over fans. So says the director of the film “Baseball’s Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories” in an emailed news release. Richard Rossi, a Pittsburgh native and idolizer of the Pirates’ Hall of Famer, argues that his movie shows Clemente “exemplified the scripture, ‘Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58027510@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:49:03 MDT Pope to packed stadium: families are under attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014019-68/francis-charismatic-pope-stadium.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58014019-68/francis-charismatic-pope-stadium.html.csp">Pope to packed stadium: families are under attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T15:53:22.153-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • Pope Francis has led a pep rally to boost faith at Rome’s soccer stadium, packed with more than 50,000 Catholics who follow charismatic movements, which he jokingly likened to samba dancing. Hands raised in unison, the faithful prayed in Olympic Stadium Sunday for Francis, who repeatedly has asked his church for prayers. Francis told the faithful that the devil wants to destroy the family, which he described as the “domestic church.” Bishops from worldwide will meet in Rome in October to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580140192014-06-01T15:53:22.153-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-01T15:53:22.153-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014019@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 15:53:22 MDT