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What else did Pope Francis do in Ireland?

Selfies, signed shirts and relationship advice, a look at what went on during the Pope’s visit to Ireland.

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Papal visit: Pope ends historic visit to Ireland

Pope Francis begged forgiveness for the Church’s failings at the culmination of his two-day visit.

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Neil Simon: Celebrated US playwright dies aged 91

He became famous for 1960s stage and screen hits including The Odd Couple and Barefoot In The Park.

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Jacksonville shooting: Several killed at video game tournament

Reports say the shooting happened at a restaurant where a video game tournament was being held.

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Europe Benefits by Bankrolling an Anti-Migrant Effort. Niger Pays a Price.

Niger has been well paid for drastically reducing the number of African migrants using the country as a conduit to Europe. But the effort has hurt parts of the economy and raised security concerns.

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‘Beats Watching Netflix’: Graft Scandal Engrosses Argentina and Heralds Change

On an unprecedented scale, powerful politicians and executives are cooperating with the largest corruption probe in the country’s history. Argentines are both riveted and optimistic.

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Afghan Security Adviser Quits Amid Reports of Cabinet Shakeup

President Ashraf Ghani was said to be dissatisfied by a rocket attack on the presidential palace and a Taliban siege in Ghazni.

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Pope Francis Acknowledges Church Sex Abuse in Ireland

In the first speech during his visit to Ireland, the pope acknowledged “the abuse of young people by members of the church” and the church’s failure to “address these repugnant crimes,” but largely focused on other issues.

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Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness for Abuses in Ireland

During a ceremony in Dublin on Sunday, the pope asked forgiveness for sexual abuses committed by members of the Roman Catholic clergy in the country.

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