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Top 10 Reasons To Vacation In Rome, Italy

The Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel are just a few reasons why you should visit Rome this year.

03/13/2015

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Boehner: Pope Francis to address Congress on Sept. 24

Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24. He’ll be the first Pontiff to do so.

02/05/2015

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Pope Will Visit DC In September

Excitement is growing for local Catholics as word spreads that Pope Francis will visit the region. The Vatican has announced the Pontiff will spend time in Washington DC in September as part of a week-long trip to the US.

01/19/2015

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Pope Announces Visit To East Coast In 2015

The holy father is coming to the United States. Pope Francis will be attending a special international meeting in Philadelphia celebrating families.

11/19/2014

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Pope Francis Says Story Of Creation Coexists With Big Bang Theory

The pope says evolution and creation are compatible. Catholics across the world are reacting to this breakthrough.

10/29/2014

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Pope Names Baltimore Archdiocese’s Rozanski New Springfield, Mass. Bishop

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts is getting a new bishop.

06/19/2014

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Basilica Marks Pope John Paul II’s Baltimore Visit

A significant holy event at the Vatican is expected to draw millions to Rome this weekend. Two pontiffs will be named saints, including Pope John Paul II. The late pope has a special place in the hearts of many in Baltimore after his visit here in 1995.

04/24/2014

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Catholics Gather To Celebrate Pope Francis’ First Anniversary

Thousands of Catholics gather in Baltimore to celebrate the anniversary of the pope’s election. Pope Francis has become wildly popular in his first year at the Vatican. His fresh approach and mass appeal is being called the “Francis Factor.”

03/18/2014

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Francis Factor: Catholics Celebrate The Pope’s 1-Year Anniversary

The Francis Factor: one year ago, cardinals chose Pope Francis as the new leader of the Catholic Church. What a year it’s been for the 1.2 billion faithful worldwide as the new pope has energized them.

03/13/2014

Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]

12/13/2013

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Locals React After Time Magazine Names Pope Francis Its ‘Person Of The Year’

Calling him “The People’s Pope,” Time Magazine names Pope Francis its “Person of the Year.” It is an honor that comes just nine months into a papacy that has sparked both admiration and outrage around the world.

12/11/2013

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New Statements By Pope Francis Encourage Catholics In Baltimore

Pope Francis shakes up the Catholic Church in a blunt new interview seen all over the world. The pope urges his followers to stop obsessing over same-sex marriage, abortion and contraception.

09/19/2013

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