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Magherafelt-born priest takes on Peter Robinson over Pope invite

A priest from South Derry has entered the row over Pope Francis's invitation to Northern Ireland, questioning why the First Minister back tracked so quickly after stating he had "no need or desire" to meet the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Pot deaths raise concerns over laws

FOUR people are still missing after the deadliest avalanche to hit Mt Everest left 12 people dead, including five people employed by US network NBC.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Drugs, Marijuana

Examiner.com

ICLCJ Update on Ratzinger/Bergoglio Child Rape and Trafficking

The following ICLCJ update was taken from the International Tribunal Against Crimes of Church and State website Friday, April 18. 2014.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

DFW Catholic

Papal preacher slams 'curse' of money-driven corruption

Vatican City, Apr 18, 2014 / 11:17 am .- In his homily for Good Friday's Passion liturgy, Papal Preacher Raniero Cantalamessa decried the poisonous actions of those who exploit others for financial gain, urging all to repent of their sin.

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Related Topix: Mafia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

WCBM-AM Pikesville

Pope Pelosi Washes the Feet to "Honor the Dignity and Work of Immigrants"

To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

12NewsNow.Com

Pope Francis leads Good Friday Mass

Pope Francis will lead a special Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

WAPT-TV Jackson

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

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The often silent plight of sexually abused children, victims of domestic violence, prisoners, the abandoned elderly, the unemployed and immigrants facing hostility will be given a powerful voice during the Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News

The Daily Beast

How the Pope Is Remaking the GOPBy Michelle Cottle

The wildly popular Francis is offering cover for a few Republicans, including Jeb Bush, to start speaking out in favor of some deeply unpopular issues within the party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jeb Bush, US News, Illegal Immigration, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Alabama Live

Parishes, not 'Pope Francis effect,' responsible for almost 400 newcomers to Catholic faith

MOBILE, Alabama - Zach Jarrell's journey to Catholicism took him from Dayton, Ohio, to Tuscaloosa, Mobile and back to Dayton.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Alabama, University of Alabama

NewsBusters.org

Conan O'Brien Smears Pope Francis with Pedophile Joke

Conan O'Brien apparently couldn't resist making a pedophile priest joke on his TBS program on Wednesday, after Pope Francis took two school boys on a ride around St. Peter's Square during his weekly audience: "The Pope let two 11-year-old boys ride in the Popemobile with him... Afterwards, the Vatican told the Pope, that's not the kind of publicity ... (more)

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Related Topix: Conan, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Independent

Roman Catholic bishops from England and Wales call for Church to allow priests to marry

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Anglican

KBMT

Beaumont Basilica home to second sacred saint relic

A reception was held at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica to welcome the zucchetto, or skull cap, that belonged to Pope John Paul XXIII.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Lafayette, LA

The Times-Picayune

Bucket List: Get blessed by the pope at the Vatican

I always figured that getting close to the pope would require me to be either an important political or religious figure.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Travel

WNYC-AM New York

The Francis Effect: Bishops and Their Square Footage

Fans of Pope Francis often mention his humility. They're impressed by the way he's shunned many of the outward trappings of his office.

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The Independent

Pope Francis takes two schoolboys for a ride in his Popemobile before beginning Easter duties

He is renowned for doing things very much his own way, and on Wednesday Pope Francis took two children for a once-in-a-lifetime ride in his Popemobile.

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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: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Examiner.com

Top three things to do in Rome

Check with your hotel concierge for details or visit the website at www.vatican.va .

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

The Pope in the Attic: Benedict in the Time of Francis

What's it like for the first living ex-pope in 600 years to watch from up close as the successor he enabled dismantles his legacy? His name is still Benedict, 15 months after he renounced the papacy.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Politics, US News

Examiner.com

Pope urges pilgrims to reflect on the wounds of Jesus

In his address for today's Wednesday General Audience , Pope Francis invited pilgrims to reflect on the suffering and the wounds of Jesus, especially as Christians prepare to commemorate Good Friday, the day Jesus was crucified.

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