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3 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Pope 'updated' on church in Ireland

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin pictured with Abba Yohannes Kebede Amsalu, Representitive of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Ireland, after the launch of the Crosscare Information and Advocacy services Year 1 report, at the Crosscare center on Dublin's Sackville Place.


Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church

7 hrs ago | Free Republic

Responding to “Spiritual but Not Religious” Christians

Over the last several years I have encountered a fair number of Christians who claim they are 'spiritual but not religious.'


11 hrs ago | Fox News

Purged by ISIS, Iraq's Christians appeal to the world for help

Iraqi Christians are begging for help from the civilized world after Mosul, the northern city where they have lived and worshiped for 2,000 years, was purged of non-Muslims by ISIS, the jihadist terror group that claims to have established its own nation in the region.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion, Orthodox Church

14 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge minister who was the Pope's friend dies after motorcycle accident

Trowbridge minister Tony Palmer, co-founder of the Christian Ark Community, has died after a motorcycle accident on Sunday morning.


15 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with 20 young Asian leaders

Vatican City, Jul 23, 2014 / 08:22 am .- During his upcoming apostolic voyage to South Korea Pope Francis is slated to meet with 20 Asian youth during the 2014 Asia Youth Day, including Korean pop-star BoA.


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15 hrs ago | Acton Institute

The Economics of Liberation Theology

None of the prominent liberation theologians influential in Latin America had significant training in or exposure to the discipline of economics.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

16 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald


Mary Ann Schoettly, an ordained Roman Catholic priest who traveled to the Vatican to advocate for the inclusion of women in the clergy, died Tuesday morning, according to Suzanne A. Thiel of the Roman Catholic Womenpriests.


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18 hrs ago | Catholic World News

NY mayor meets with Vatican's Secretary of State, invites Pope to visit

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City met in Rome with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, and invited Pope Francis to visit the city during his potential September 2015 visit to the United States.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Yesterday | DFW Catholic

Conference for Ecclesial Movements, New Communities Set for November

The Pope's words of encouragement to ecclesial communities to keep joy alive and to not be afraid have inspired a Vatican dicastery to spearhead a world congress in Rome this fall.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Shepparton News Online

50 years a priest, but there's much more to Mons

Monsignor Tony Toms will celebrate 50 years as a priest on Sunday. He is pictured here with a copy of a painting hanging in Canberra which he called "The Friar's Dilemma" and it nicely illustrates "Mons's" own sense of humour.


Free Republic

The Arabic Writing on the Wall: Europe Learns the Hard Way

It takes courage to speak out against the threatening presence of Islam in today's world.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis calls Syro-Catholic patriarch, assures of his prayers

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 10:54 am .- According an Italian Catholic new organization, Pope Francis made a phone call to Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan over the weekend to reassure him of his continued prayers for Iraqi Christians.


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The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Papal puzzler: Leo XIII anonymously published riddles in Latin

Going by the pseudonym "X," Pope Leo XIII anonymously crafted poetic puzzles in Latin for a Roman periodical at the turn of the 19th century.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Arts, Poetry, Education Etc.

The Baltimore Sun

Greek Orthodox church in Gaza shelters Muslims fleeing war

About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Orthodox Church, Palestinian Territories, Roman Catholic Church

National Review Online

The Attack on Christians in the Middle East

Though you would never guess it from the paucity of coverage in the major news media, there is a fierce persecution of Christians going on in the Middle East.


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DFW Catholic

Schedule for Pope Francis' Caserta visit released

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 04:49 am .- The Vatican has released Pope Francis' schedule for the first of this two-day trip to the Italian city of Caserta, where he will later meet an evangelical pastor and friend from his time in Buenos Aires.


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Monk rejects the Dalai Lama

A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island's Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader.


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Mikey Likes It!

Jack Porter

Revenge is an ABC show that wrapped up season three last May. Of all the characters on season one, if I could be one it would be Jack Porter.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

7 Wonders of South Australia winner: Historic character

With the likes of Sir Donald Bradman, Saint Mary MacKillop, Dame Roma Mitchell, R.M.Williams and Roy 'Mo' Rene all once calling South Australia home, selecting SA's greatest historical character had voters scrambling.


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The right 'zen'

After the Obama and Tea Party years, US conservatives intend to redefine themselves.


Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican