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Such a man was Hilaire Belloc, as Monsignor Knox described him at Belloc's funeral Mass in 1953.
Vatican City, Aug 22, 2014 / 01:19 pm .- Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from their homes, according to his personal envoy to the country.
VATICAN CITY One of the most powerful men in the Vatican, charged with cleaning up corruption and fostering financial reform, has outraged survivors of sex abuse by clergy by likening the church to a trucking company that refuses to take responsibility for a driver who molested women.
While flying back to Rome from South Korea on Monday, Pope Francis told a group of reporters that in putting together an encyclical letter on ecology, he will be careful to "only build on solid data, on things that are reliable," noting that among ecological "scientific hypotheses" some are "quite solid, others not."
Pope Francis on Thursday sent a letter offering condolences to Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron after the death of Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka.
What's the best way to spend a summer day in California? If you're an electric vehicle enthusiast, there can only be one answer: the annual Refuel event at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca .
The United States has designated the head of IS, who calls himself the Caliph - the head of all Islam followers word-wide - as a terrorist.
The community of Rochester is struggling to deal with the death of a journalist who was killed this week nearly two years after he was kidnapped in Syria.
Pope Francis used a translator to speak to John and Diane Foley for about 20 minutes on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has written to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the "brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities" and urging political leaders to end the humanitarian crisis in the country.
Retired Detroit Catholic Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who led the Archdiocese of Detroit in the 1980s and then served in two key posts at the Vatican under Pope John Paul II, died Wednesday night of natural causes at Providence Park Hospital in Novi at age 86. Szoka's death was announced by the Archdiocese of Detroit this morning.
Pope Francis embraces a woman during his Wednesday general audience in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican.
China has reacted cautiously to a bid by Pope Francis to open new dialogue with Beijing, with some officials quick to warn the Vatican not to "interfere" with the country's religion.
Pope Francis thanks pilgrims for their prayers for his nephew and family. The wife of the Holy Father's nephew, and two of the Pope's great nephews have been killed in an automobile accident in Argentina.
Shakira is the latest celebrity taking on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In her video posted to Instagram Tuesday, she nominated two other high profile figures - the Pope being one of them - to take part in the social media fundraiser to fight the disease.
Pope Francis returned to Vatican on Monday after ending his five-day visit to Korea.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 05:04 am
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