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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Pope urges Christians to protect nature from exploitation

During an open air mass before around 200,000 people Sunday, Pope Francis called for Christians to be environmentally conscious and to protect nature from criminal abuse and illegal dumping .

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Mafia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

8 hrs ago | The Hill

Juan Williams: Shame of the GOP on border

Last week, the nation's religious leaders stood up to ask their elected officials to look past politics and see that children - not theoretical abstractions but real, young individuals - are suffering because of inaction by Congress.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Opinion

12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Did The Pope Just Challenge The Church's Position On War?

Pope Francis has a habit of saying things that are not necessarily in line with the established teaching of the Catholic Church , but his most recent appeal for peace in the Middle East may put him at odds with a centuries-old Catholic theology concerning the proper use of military force.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, History in the News, US News, Liberal Political News

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Papal First: Francis Visits Pentecostal Church

Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

18 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

The Inside Story Of How A Christian Woman Sentenced To Death In Sudan Came Out Alive

Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli In May, Meriam Ibrahim Ishaq was told that she would die for her beliefs.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Liberal Political News

22 hrs ago | CBS Local

City Officials Undecided Where Pope Francis Would Appear If He Visits Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles Chaput last week fueled speculation that the Pope will visit Philadelphia for the September 2015 World Meeting of Families.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

23 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Archbishop Sheehan Retering

Turning 75 Archbishop Sheehan is retiring, and our Regina Ruiz talks to Sheehan about his legacy and now his new chapter in life.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Cochiti, NM

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Kia Soul to Carry Pope Around Korea

Pope Francis will be driven around the Korean capital in a Kia Soul when he visits next month, a government official said Friday.

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Free Republic

'Please stop!', Pope Francis makes plea for peace

Pope Francis made an emotional plea for peace on Sunday in an impromptu addition to comments delivered at his weekly Angelus address in Saint Peter's Square.

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Examiner.com

What is the American Catholic's pearl of great price?

In today's gospel reading from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass , Jesus speaks about finding a pearl of great price--so great in value as to inspire the finder to sell everything else in their life so that the pearl becomes everything to them.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

DFW Catholic

Jesus is the great treasure, Pope teaches

Vatican City, Jul 27, 2014 / 11:07 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday stressed the priceless value of encountering Jesus, noting that Jesus' parables speak of those who are willing to trade everything for the Kingdom of God.

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Examiner.com

Why some people refuse to believe UFOs/aliens are real - part 2

Pope Francis attends a mass during the feast-day Mass of Corpus Domini on the plains of the small town of Sibari in June 2014.

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Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Canada,

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Pope May Visit United States in 2015

Pope Francis may visit the United States in 2015, says Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Caput.

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The Daily Star

"Please stop!": Pope makes plea for peace

Pope Francis delivers a speech from the window of his apartment during his Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on July 27, 2014.

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Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge bishop killed in bike smash

THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

All Things Catholic Will tragedy derail Pope Francis on Christian unity?

History sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Mashable

The Pope Comes to America: Here's What His Holiness Should See

On the exciting news that Pope Francis is coming to America, the Mashable Team prepared a list of things His Holiness should experience during his visit.

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NewsBusters.org

GMA, Today Yawn at Christian Escaping Sudan, Death Sentence for Her Christian Faith

On Friday, both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today ignored the news that Miriam Ibrahaim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for converting from Islam to Christianity and marrying a Christian man, fled Sudan with an Italian diplomat on an Italian jet to Rome Thursday and received a blessing from Pope Francis in a private ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, Prison

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2014 / 06:02 am .- Pope Francis' upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.

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Related Topix: Evangelicals, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South America, World News, Brazil

National Review Online

George Weigel: Russia Is Sick

So he began his sermon with some essential truth-telling to the men and women about to deliberate the future of the Communist world's first independent, self-governing trade union.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News

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