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Sylvia Poggioli

Sylvia Poggioli appears in the following:

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 — 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

About half an hour after takeoff from Philadelphia and a grueling, nine-day visit to Cuba and the United States, Pope Francis looked tired Sunday night when he appeared before reporters. He suffers from sciatica, and it was visible this week that he was having difficulty walking up stairs and standing ...

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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

Competition to get admitted to the papal trip to Cuba and the U.S. was fierce: Some 140 reporters and photographers applied for the 76 seats available for print, radio and TV journalists. I strategized for much of June on the best way to secure one of them.

On the day ...

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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

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What Should Americans Expect To Hear From The Pope?

Friday, September 18, 2015

Pope Francis arrives in the United States next week. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli offers this preview of what to expect from the first Latin American pope with a global south perspective.

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Native Americans Protest Canonization Of Junipero Serra

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

When Pope Francis canonizes Junipero Serra, he will become the first Hispanic American saint. Analysts see this as an effort to restore the historical balance away from "Anglo-centric...

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Pope Francis Announces Window To Forgive Women Who Had Abortions

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Pope Francis is giving all priests a window of discretion to forgive women who have had abortions. The window is during the upcoming holy year, which will begin in December.

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