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Archbishops in Slovenia resign over finances

Slovenia's top Catholic Church dignitaries resigned on Wednesday in the wake of financial problems involving one of the dioceses in the country. Full story

Vatican names prelate to replace disgraced Cardinal O'Brien

ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican named a new Scottish archbishop on Wednesday to replace disgraced Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned in February after admitting sexual misconduct. Full story

Pope Francis visits Brazil

   The pontiff is making his first visit overseas since he was elected in March. An estimated 2 million people are expected to greet him.

Patriarch leads candlelit vigil for Syria's kidnapped bishops

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Christians in Lebanon held a candlelit vigil on Saturday for two archbishops captured in Syria in April, appealing to their kidnappers to free them and urging Syrian security forces to do more to win their release. Full story

New Archbishop of Canterbury enthroned

   The Archbishop of Canterbury has been formally installed as the head of the Church of England. There was applause for Justin Welby in the Cathedral after he had been sworn in. ITV’s Penny Marshall reports.

March 16: Pope Francis, New York City’s soda ban

On Sunday’s Up w/ Chris Hayes, we’ll discuss the election of Pope Francis. We’ll examine his legacy as Archbishop of … Full story

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  What Pope Francis’ election means for Latino communities

While Pope Francis has a reputation as a champion of the poor, NBC Latino’s Paul Reyes and the NOW panel focus on the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires’ record and significance.

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