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Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

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Visit To The Vatican: CBS 3 Travels With Philadelphia Delegation To Rome

Follow CBS 3’s Pat Ciarrocchi as she travels with the Philadelphia delegation and reports from Rome, Italy!

03/26/2014

The crowd at St. Peter's Square. (credit: Pat Ciarrocchi)

Visit To The Vatican: Pennsylvania Delegation Speaks With Pope Francis

Although a private meeting with Pope Francis was canceled, a delegation from Pennsylvania had the chance to speak with the Pontiff in Rome Wednesday morning.

03/26/2014

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Local Church Members React After Pope’s Message

Signaling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church had become obsessed by “small-minded rules” about how to be faithful and that pastors should instead emphasize compassion over condemnation when discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception.

09/20/2013

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New “English-Language Voice Of Vatican” Pays Tribute To His Predecessor

A Priest from Connecticut is the man who took over the duties as “English-language voice of the Vatican” from a beloved Philadelphia native.

03/17/2013

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Pope Francis Ushers In New Era For Catholic Church

It’s the first full day on the job for Pope Francis and he’s already making the rounds.

03/14/2013

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Local Catholics React To Election Of New Pope

The election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis has local Catholics very excited.

03/13/2013

CBS 3 anchor Susan Barnett interviews former NBA legend Dennis Rodman at The Vatican on March 13, 2013. (credit: Adam Wohlman)

Former NBA Great: I Am Vacationing With Kim Jong Un

Former NBA great Dennis Rodman is in Rome closely following the election process of the new Pope and he spoke with Eyewitness News Wednesday.

03/13/2013

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Black Smoke Emerges, No New Pope After First Ballot

The 115 voting cardinals will need at least one more day to decide the new leader of the Catholic Church. The conclave cast its first ballot for a pope Tuesday night and the smoke was black.

03/12/2013

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Activists Call On Cardinals To Elect A Pope Who Will Reform The Church

“Jesus didn’t say women can’t be priests. He didn’t say that anyplace. It’s not in the Gospels anywhere. If we’re going to follow a literal sense, then all the priests should be Jewish,” sister Maureen Paul Turlish said.

03/06/2013

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Still No Resignation Tweet From Pope Benedict

His resignation shocked the world, but Pope Benedict has still not made an official resignation Tweet.

02/13/2013

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