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Pope Francis says Canada trip showed he may need to retire | Pope Francis

05/08/2022 Author 0

Pope Francis has said that he can no longer travel like he used to because of his strained knee ligaments, saying his week-long Canadian pilgrimage was “a bit of a test” that showed he needed to slow down and one day possibly retire.

Speaking to reporters while traveling home from northern Canada, Francis, 85, stressed that he had not thought about resigning but said “the door is open” and there was nothing wrong with a pope stepping down.

“It’s not strange. It’s not a catastrophe. You can change the pope,” he said.

“I think at my age and with these limitations, I have to save[my energy] to be able to serve the church, or on the Contrary, think about the possibility of stepping aside,” he said.

It was not the first time Francis has said that – should his health require it – he could follow his predecessor, Benedict XVI, who made history in 2013 by stepping down due to declining physical and mental health.

Francis used a wheelchair, walker and cane to get around during his trip.

He strained his right knee ligaments earlier this year, and continuing laser and magnetic therapy forced him to cancel a trip to

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Pelosi to depart on Asia trip as world watches for possible Taiwan stop

03/08/2022 Author 0

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to depart for Asia on Friday, beginning a diplomatic trip with the potential of upsetting the Chinese Communist Party.

Pelosi is scheduled to visit several allied Asian countries during her multi-day tour of the continent.

One possible destination with major ramifications is Taiwan — officially known as the Republic of China. The island has been expecting a visit from Pelosi, but recent threats from the People’s Republic of China have drawn global attention to the potential visit.

At a Capitol Hill press conference on Friday, Pelosi declined to clarify her plans for the trip, citing security issues.

“Well, I don’t ever talk about my travel, because as some of you know, it’s a security issue,” the speaker said. “It’s a security issue for every member of Congress traveling — especially abroad. But for the speaker, it is an additional security issue, and for those traveling with me, not just members, but staff, et cetera.”


Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington on

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Mavs inspire love of travel, teach youth about international players through new cutting-edge virtual program

02/08/2022 Author 0

SOUTH DALLAS — A journey of a thousand miles really starts with one click.

This summer, middle school students in South Dallas virtually soared across the world, thanks to a cutting-edge program created by Mavs Take ACTION! and the Too Fly Foundation.

The students simply put on a headset and zoomed across the globe to visit the dramatic scenery of Slovenia to the fortresses of Würzburg, Germany.

After that, the youth opened up a Mavs-inspired workbook and answered travel questions about each country and the players who call the destination home.

“Mavs Take ACTION! wanted to work with Too Fly because of the innovative aspect of bringing travel experiences to students who may not have had the opportunity to do so,” said Kamri Brown, who serves as the Mavs corporate social responsibility coordinator.

“We wanted to be sure that all students have equal opportunities and are exposed to programs like Too Fly. We love being able to create the ‘Mavs Tour’which allowed students to have an immersive experience from countries of their favorite Mavs players.”

In February 2022, the Mavs and Mavs Foundation donated the largest technology center in franchise history at For Oak Cliff. The organization

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