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Pope Francis, pictured on Oct. 3, 2015.

Pope Francis saddened by death of atheist journalist whose claims sparked Vatican denials

Jul 15, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis has expressed deep affection for an atheist journalist whose claims, based on encounters with the Holy Father, have... Read more

Paolo Ruffini, prefect of the Vatican's Dicastery for Communications, in the Vatican press room.

Vatican: Pope Francis 'never said' what Scalfari reported about divinity of Jesus Christ

Oct 10, 2019

A Vatican spokesman directly denied on Thursday the report of an Italian journalist who wrote that Pope Francis said he... Read more

Pope Francis.

Did Pope Francis say that Jesus isn't God? Don't believe the report, Vatican says

Oct 9, 2019

By JD Flynn

The Vatican Wednesday said that an Italian journalist it has previously corrected was not speaking accurately when he claimed that... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for the general audience Sept. 21, 2016.

Vatican: Don’t trust report that Pope Francis denied reality of hell

Mar 29, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Thursday the Holy See stated that a reported interview between Pope Francis and an Italian journalist, which claims the... Read more

Eugenio Scalfari.

Are an atheist journalist's papal interviews reliable?

Oct 29, 2014

Following the publication of a new text by Italian journalist Eugenio Scalfari in 'La Repubblica' suggesting that Pope Francis believes... Read more