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A New Kind of Pope: One Year Lateri
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March 14, 2014 3:00 AM
One year ago, the Catholic Church seemed to be in a crisis. Hounded by sex abuse scandals and allegations of corruption amongst the Roman Curia, it seemed to be losing its credibility. Then came a new pope. On this week's edition of ON THE LINE, we will look at how Pope Francis has revitalized the Catholic Church and the challenges he still faces.

A New Kind of Pope: One Year Later

Published March 13, 2014

One year ago, the Catholic Church seemed to be in a crisis. Hounded by sex abuse scandals and allegations of corruption amongst the Roman Curia, it seemed to be losing its credibility. Then came a new pope. On this week's edition of ON THE LINE, we will look at how Pope Francis has revitalized the Catholic Church and the challenges he still faces.

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President Barack Obama is set to make his fourth trip as the nation's leader to Africa, where he will visit his father's homeland of Kenya, attend a global entrepreneurship summit in Nairobi, and meet with regional leaders at the African Union in Ethiopia. On this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry talks with Kenyan media and entrepreneurs about the importance of the visit.
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