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  1. Wollongong woman to advise PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Wollongong charity worker Kathleen McCormack will help shape the future of the Catholic Church, after a papal appointment to a new Vatican child protection body. Wollongong charity worker Kathleen McCormack will help shape the future of the Catholic Church, after a papal appointment to a new Vatican child protection body.


  2. Elena Scotti/The Daily BeastThe Cop Killers Hiding In HavanaRelations ...Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Daily Beast

    Relations are thawing with Cuba-so what happens to the dozens of American fugitives living there, a rogue's gallery of hijackers, bomb makers, and Most Wanted murderers? With the prisoner exchange and the normalizing of relations with Cuba arises the question of the dozens of American fugitives enjoying asylum there-including a cop killer on the FBI's most wanted terrorist list with a $1 million reward offered for her capture. Assata Shakur, also known as Joanne Chesimard, escaped from prison in 1979 after being convicted of murdering state trooper Werner Foerster.


  3. The Pope and Cuba: A Cardinal and a Biographer Weigh InRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Review Online

    For those wondering about the Vatican's role in this week's Cuba news, New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan shared his thoughts during his Catholic Channel radio show on Sirius Wednesday afternoon. My view would happen to be that of the Holy See's, the Vatican's: this is a good thing.


  4. Happy Birthday, FrankieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KALC-FM Denver

    Pope Francis celebrated his birthday yesterday. Some folks took to Twitter to pass glad tidings, using #happybirthdayholyfather.


  5. Old ChristmasRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ocracoke Journal

    The "Julian Calendar" was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar. The year was reckoned to be 365.25 days long .


  6. Another wall falls': Europe hails US-Cuba breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall reunited Europe, the European Union hailed a "historic turning point" in the Caribbean with the renewal of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States. "Today another wall has started to fall," EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement.


  7. Interview: Holy PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Review Online

    In the new year, he's taking his newsmaking ability right here to the United States. Just before Thanksgiving, Pope Francis officially announced that he will travel to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families being held there in September.


  8. Cubans cheer historic renewal of U.S. relationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Cuba's Fidel Castro addresses supporters at the Batista military base 'Columbia,' now known as Ciudad Libertad, in Cuba, on Jan. 8, 1959. The U.S. and Cuba agreed Wednesday to re-establish diplomatic ties and open economic and travel ties, marking a historic shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island.


  9. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 18 Dec 2014Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The First Post

    The Myners report, commissioned by the government, has concluded that Royal Mail was undervalued by some A 180m when it was privatised, not the A 1bn some commentators had speculated about. Myners says the taxpayer got "significant value" but says future privatisations should be less opaque.


  10. National View: Your holiday guide to avoiding slave laborsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Pope Francis got into the holiday spirit this year by calling on shoppers not to buy products made by modern-day slaves. This is, of course, excellent advice. Odds are, most of us - whether Catholic or not - would love to take it.


  11. More equal societies do better. Why then are governments supporting inequality?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Bryan MacDonald is a Russia-based Irish journalist and media commentator who focuses on Russia and its hinterlands and international geo-politics. The OECD has confirmed what most sensible economy watchers realized a long time ago - rising inequality is smothering economic growth globally.


  12. .com | Pope weighs in on US-Cuba talks, hails moveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Pope Francis led a chorus of global plaudits for Wednesday's breakthrough in US-Cuban relations, hailed as "historic" in Europe and South America and prompting celebrations on the streets of Havana. In a personal coup for the pope, it emerged that the Vatican had played a central role in bringing together the global capitalist superpower and the tiny communist island.


  13. SA welcomes US, Cuba diplomatic relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    The SA government hailed the normalising of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the US and urged the US to move swiftly in its diplomatic relations. A woman celebrates with people riding in a car and holding posters of the "Cuban Five" in Havana, Cuba.


  14. Most Influential 2014: Bishop Kevin VannRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wave

    ... technology from Millikin University, then entered the seminary in 1976; he was ordained in 1981. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI named Vann the fourth Bishop of Orange. He lives in a diocese house in Santa Ana. Why he's an influencer: Vann is overseeing ...


  15. Catholic church must face up to feminismRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    It's time for the Catholic church to recognise feminism, not as an archaic hairy-limbed beast but as an intellectual tradition rooted in justice.


  16. Sing Sing inmates participate in gift exchange with Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    New York City, N.Y., Dec 17, 2014 / 10:07 pm .- Inside the chapel of Our Lady of Hope at Sing Sing Prison, inmates sitting in the penitentiary's chapel pews were stunned by what they had received from Pope Francis. Denis Martinez, a convicted felon of eleven years serving time at Sing Sing, sent an original drawing of three crucifixes on Calvary as a gift to Pope Francis.


  17. MomentumEVIL Eating EvilRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- "So, Kid, what do you think about this whole serial comma business?" asked Karl, my friend and part-time curmudgeon.


  18. Pope: Cake, Tango, Chicken Included in Gifts for Pontiff's 78th BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Max

    Pope Francis got a cake, a tango demonstration, and more than 1,700 pounds of chicken in celebration of his 78th birthday Wednesday. A celebration took place during the pope's general audience at St Peter's square, during which children handed him homemade birthday cards and others sang and held up birthday greetings, The Associated Press reported .


  19. Obama: Pope a Issued Personal Appeal to Me,a Castro on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    The White House has credited Pope Francis with being an important catalyst to the diplomatic thaw between Cuba and the United States. On Wednesday, President Obama instructed the Secretary of State to immediately initiate discussions with Cuba on the normalization of diplomatic relations with Cuba, which includes re-establishing an embassy in Havana.


  20. Pope gets cake, tango and chicken for birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Pope Francis got a cake, cards and a tango demonstration for his 78th birthday Wednesday - and 1,760 pounds of chicken meat for the poor. The Vatican said Wednesday the meat, provided by a Spanish producer, would be distributed to soup kitchens.