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Ukrainians in South Florida spend Easter praying for peace in homeland

Catholic and Orthodox Ukrainians alike are praying this Easter for a Ukraine at peace.


Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Wedding, Miami, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Island Packet

Pope seeks to bring faith to "ends of the Earth"

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican Saturday, April 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Good Friday

Rock Hill Herald

Miami's archbishop asks special prayers on Easter weekend for Cuban dissident

Wenski was responding to a request by the Center for a Free Cuba, a pro-democracy group based in Washington and headed by Frank Calzon, to several Roman Catholic Church officials to offer prayers for the dissidents on Easter Sunday.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI


David Suchet talks a The Last Confession,a papal parallels and his own faith

British actor David Suchet, star of the long-running detective series "Agatha Christie's Poirot," is reprising his role as Giovanni Cardinal Benelli in the papal play "The Last Confession" for an international tour that kicks off Saturday in Toronto.


Related Topix: Poirot, Entertainment, Drama, Television, David Suchet, Pope Benedict XVI, Hampshire County, England, Monmouthshire County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Religion


Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Rice, TX, Religion

Albany Times Union

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Floribeth Mora stands by her shrine to Pope John Paul II inside the entrance to her home in La Union de Cartago, Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Religion

Luna is planning a life of service through exploring her Catholic faith

Elanie Gene Luna, the daughter of Shawn and Abbe Waters and Elias Luna, said of her life vision, "My future plans are to attend Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., in the fall of 2014; there I will pursue my education in theology.


Related Topix: Religion, Benedictine College, Corpus Christi, TX

The Miami Herald

School children are looking at souvenirs of Pope John Paul II in his hometown of Wadowice, Poland.

A new museum in Poland is offering viewers a chance to see what it's like to walk in the shoes of a saint - or at least to have a look at the black socks he wore for the journey.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Crucifixion recreated by devout Filipinos

Almost 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.

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Related Topix: Religion

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese moves forward on re...

The Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese took a small step forward Thursday to reorganize its finances and get out of its three-year-old bankruptcy.


Related Topix: Religion, Economics News, Bankruptcy

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Autos

Witnesses testify, eyewitnesses confirm that Pope Francis raped, killed children

This article was based on today's exclusive interview with Kevin Annett of the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State on this week's litigation in the Brussels Common Law Court of Justice.


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Atlanta residents object to planned priests' home

In this March 31, 2014 file photo, the former residence of Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory sits under construction to be used as a rectory for six priests after Gregory moved to a nearby $2.2 million mansion for his own use in Atlanta.


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Greenwich Citizen

Galveston church damaged by Ike to reopen

A restored St. Mary Cathedral-Basilica will officially re-open on Easter Sunday with a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo , head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.


Related Topix: Religion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Seedy Side of SainthoodBy Barbie Latza Nadeau

As the faithful descend on Rome for the double canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII, critics say the two popes were pushed through to sainthood without a thorough vetting.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Detroit News

Hollywood changes script, tempts religious audiences

'Noah,' starring Russell Crowe, has divided religious audiences, who debate whether it portrays the true biblical story.


Related Topix: Religion, Siena College, Loudonville, NY, Opinion

Ky. jury says ex-priest should serve 15 years

A jury says a former Catholic priest stricken with late-stage cancer should serve a 15-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a teenage boy at a Louisville church in the early 1970s.


Related Topix: Religion, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Colorado Political News

Faced With Catholic/GOP Uprising, Dems Kill Pro-Choice Bill

The Denver Post's Kurtis Lee reports on drama yesterday in the Colorado Senate over Senate Bill 14-175 , the Reproductive Health Freedom Act .


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Religion, Abortion


Church must be open to sick, homeless, pope says on Holy Thursday

Pope Francis, starting four packed days of events culminating in Easter, said on Thursday the church must always be a refuge for the poor, the homeless and the sick.


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ABC News

The Easter message is the Resurrection not the suffering says Bishop

Though we can be swept up in the pagan traditions of Easter like easter eggs, the holiday has its foundation in the death and resurrection of Jesus.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Pagan/Wiccan, Religion