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Pope Francis - Fortune

As he begins the fifth year of his papacy, the first Latin American pope continues to inspire and surprise as he reconciles the conflicting demands of traditionalism and modernity within the Catholic faith. Last spring, in a publication titled Amoris ...and more »

Austria will double the amount it pays refugees who volunteer to leave - The Local Austria

Austria said on Wednesday it would double the amount of money paid to migrants who voluntarily return home, as part of a campaign to speed up the repatriation of around 50,000 asylum seekers. They would be offered $1,000 ($1,080) instead of 500 euros, ...and more »

World needs those who can bring God's hope, consolation, pope says - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Vatican City — Christian hope is built on patiently enduring everything life brings and knowing how to see God's presence and love everywhere, Pope Francis said. God "never tires of loving us" as he "takes care of us, dressing our wounds with the ...and more »

Watch This Sneaky Little Girl Casually Steal the Pope's Hat - TIME

The beneficent Pope Francis was in for a surprise while distributing his blessings to a crowd of well-wishers outside the Vatican on Wednesday. When he went to bestow a kiss on a girl being held up for his papal attention, the mischievous child decided ...and more »

Man takes his young goddaughter to see the Pope and she steals his hat - The Independent

A man took his young goddaughter to meet to Pope Francis, only to watch in horror as she stole the Pontiff's hat. Three-year-old Estella Westrick, from Atlanta, Georgia, was visiting the weekly papal audience with her family and godfather, Mountain ...and more »

Young girl steals Pope Francis's skullcap - The Guardian

Blogger posts video of girl grabbing pontiff's headgear, known as a zucchetto, before giving it back. Angela Giuffrida in Rome. Wed 22 Mar 2017 11.13 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Mar 2017 09.24 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »

Meet the girl who yanked the cap off Pope Francis' head -

Pope Francis thought he was leaning in to kiss a young child, and maybe give her a blessing, but the cheeky little American had other ideas. Three-year-old Estella Westrick reached over and lifted his skullcap right off the pontiff's head. Closed ...and more »

Girl meets Pope. Girl steals his hat. - CNN

(CNN) It's 3-year-old Estella Westrick's first afternoon in Rome and she's already causing a stir. When her family took her to meet Pope Francis after his Wednesday audience, she tried to steal his skullcap! Video shows a Vatican aide, known as a Papal ...and more »

Young girl steals pope's cap in viral video - Deutsche Welle

Catholic tour guide Mountain Butorac posted the video to Twitter on Wednesday with the caption, "Took my Goddaughter to meet the pope. She stole his hat!" In a later post to Facebook, Butorac then tagged the parents of 3-year-old Estella Westrick from ...and more »

Young American girl steals Pope Francis' hat - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Vatican City — It took a split second for him to realize what happened. As Pope Francis leaned forward to give Estella Westrick a kiss on the cheek as he greeted the faithful on St. Peter's Square, the 3-year-old from Georgia caused a sensation by ...and more »