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Sylvia Poggioli

Sylvia Poggioli appears in the following:

Rising Death Toll Of Migrants Turns EU's Attention To Smugglers

Friday, October 30, 2015

A new European operation is stopping, seizing and searching boats in the Mediterranean suspected of migrant trafficking.

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Pope Francis Challenged In Synod Showing Vatican Divisions

Monday, October 26, 2015

Catholic bishops wrapped up a three-week gathering at the Vatican this weekend that focused on family issues, but was overshadowed by doctrinal differences.

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Vatican Synod Ends

Sunday, October 25, 2015

A three-week gathering of Catholic prelates from around the globe ends after what many say was the most contentious gathering of archbishops in decades.

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Vatican Denounces Letter Criticizing Pope Francis On Family

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

A letter leaked by a veteran Vatican analyst known to be critical of the Francis papacy, has thrown the synod on the family into turmoil and confusion. Allegedly signed by 13 conserva...

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Bishops Question How To Achieve Pope's Vision Of An Inclusive Church

Monday, October 05, 2015

Pope Francis has opened an assembly of bishops to talk about issues facing families โ€” such as marriage, divorce and contraception. He reiterated that the Catholic church opposes same-sex marriage.

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Vatican Responds To 'Clarify' Pope's Meeting With Kentucky Clerk

Friday, October 02, 2015

The Vatican says Francis did not ask for a meeting with Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and should not be seen as supporting Davis' stance.

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An Airborne Papal Press Conference As Francis Returns Home

Monday, September 28, 2015

Pope Francis took questions for an hour on his flight back to Rome. Before returning to the Vatican, he offered prayers of gratitude for his U.S. and Cuba visits, NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.

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On Plane Back To Rome, Pope Reflects On His First U.S. Visit

Monday, September 28, 2015

A visibly tired Pope Francis spoke with reporters during a freewheeling press conference in the air. Topics included his impressions of the U.S., clergy sex abuse and women's role in the church.

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Pope Bids Farewell To U.S., At A Final Mass In Philadelphia

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Some 1.5 million people were expected to attend the Pope's last Mass in the U.S. on Sunday. It's the centerpiece of his weeklong visit.

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The Hectic, Tiring, Exciting Task Of Covering A Papal Tour

Saturday, September 26, 2015

NPR's Sylvia Poggioli has been traveling with the pope all week โ€” averaging three hours of sleep per night. Here's what it's like being among the 76 journalists following Pope Francis.

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Before The World's Most Powerful, Pope Delivers Environmental Message

Friday, September 25, 2015

Pope Francis issued a call for social justice in a speech to world officials gathered at the United Nations on Friday. Degradation of the environment, he argued, hits the poor the hardest.

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At U.N., Pope Gets Standing Ovation For Message About Poverty

Friday, September 25, 2015

As part of his U.S. tour, Pope Francis spoke to the United Nation's General Assembly. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli discusses the pope's address with Renee Montagne.

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Pope Francis Applauded For Message On Poverty At U.N.

Friday, September 25, 2015

As part of his U.S. tour, Pope Francis spoke to the United Nation's General Assembly. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli discusses the pope's address with Renee Montagne.

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Pope Francis Arrives In New York After Speech At Congress

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pope Francis arrives in New York Thursday evening for the second leg of his historic visit to the United States.

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Pope Francis Celebrates First-Ever Mass In U.S.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Pope Francis canonized the United States' first saint, Junipero Serra, on Wednesday. The controversial Spanish missionary founded Catholic missions in California in the 18th century.

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Pope Francis Arrives In U.S. After Visit To Cuba

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Pope Francis arrived Tuesday for his first-ever trip to the United States. He came from Cuba, whose warming relations with the U.S. are due in part to papal mediation.

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Slumping Badly In Polls, Scott Walker Quits GOP Race

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The Republican presidential field is now smaller by one, with the departure of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from the race. After an early rise to contender status, Walker suffered a sudden decline.

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Pope Francis' Southern Entry To The U.S. Has Symbolic Meaning

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Starting his three-day visit as a migrant from Cuba was intentional. In a speech to Congress, he's expected to challenge positions along the political and social spectrum with more straight talk.

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Pope Francis Holds Public Mass In Holguin, Cuba

Monday, September 21, 2015

Pope Francis took his message of grace and forgiveness to the eastern Cuban city of Holguin Monday where he blessed the city and held a public mass.

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Pope Francis Preaches Peaceful Politics In Cuba

Sunday, September 20, 2015

The pope celebrated Mass before a huge crowd in Revolution Square in Havana. His visit is intended to show solidarity with Cuba's long-suffering Catholic Church.

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