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  1. The Rev. Richard McBrien, outspoken liberal theologian and Notre Dame scholar, dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Religion News Service

    ... He is a national reporter for RNS and has written two books on Catholic topics, the latest a biography of Pope Benedict XVI. Sign up now to get the daily must-read for everything you need to know from the world of religion, delivered free ...


  2. Cuisine of Oope's soldiers: Swiss Guard shows how world's smallest army travels on stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Brandon Sun

    A chef who serves in the Swiss Guards, David Geisser, is shedding light on the culinary tastes of the pope's army with a new cookbook. "Buon Appetito" features recipes on the soldiers' current menu and some dishes inspired by the tastes of popes past and present.


  3. Swiss Guard's cookbook reveals favorite meals of pope's armyRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | New York Daily News

    A chef who serves in the Swiss Guards, David Geisser, is shedding light on the culinary tastes of the pope's army with a new cookbook. "Buon Appetito" features recipes on the soldiers' current menu and some dishes inspired by the tastes of popes past and present.


  4. SF Archbishop on Pelosi: No Catholic Can Dissent from Church Teaching on AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    At her Jan. 22 briefing Pelosi said she had "great standing" to speak on the issue of abortion, noting that she was a "Catholic and a mom of five" and asserting that it was "true" she knew "more about having babies than the pope." CNSNews.com asked Archbishop Cordileone about Pelosi's comments on human life, particularly in light her self-description "as a Catholic and a mom of five."


  5. When pope talks, interpretation beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newms360.com

    Then they get busy trying to figure out what he was really saying. Even non-Catholics are keen to study his words, so surprised and delighted are they to hear a pope say things that suggest to them a more enlightened view of the world, even if those views are attitudinal rather than tangible.


  6. Persecuted for faith, Christians are united in bloodshed, pope saysRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Christians are united in bloodshed as they suffer from violence and persecution in various parts of the world, Pope Francis told Christian leaders. Today's martyrs are men and women, who through their witness to Jesus, are "persecuted and killed because they are Christian," the pope said Jan. 25 during an ecumenical prayer service marking the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.


  7. Hidalgo: Still with the lingering feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sun-Star

    EVERY one who had seen and listened to the Holy Father has this. They call it Pope Francis Fever.


  8. Media Twist Pope's Off-the-Cuff RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    "Careless talk costs lives," warned the British wartime poster. As Pope Francis continues to speak candidly to the press - and getting into trouble for it - an increasing number of Catholics would like to see him heed the slogan.


  9. Vatican tradition ended: balloons released in place of dovesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    The Vatican has altered a traditional gesture-the release of doves in St. Peter's Square-after complaints from animal-rights groups. For years, on the last Sunday of January, the Pope has been joined by two young members of Italian Catholic Action in releasing a pair of white doves during his regular Angelus audience.


  10. China planning illicit ordination of more bishops for 'official' Church?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    The Chinese government's bureau of religious affairs plans to organize the ordination of more Catholic bishops without Vatican approval in 2015, the AsiaNews service reports. The move would deepen the conflict between Beijing and Rome, and set back prospects for unity in the Chinese Church, which is torn between the 'official' Church recognized by the government and the 'underground' Church loyal to the Holy See.


  11. Panes: Blessed vulnerabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    LOATHSOME could be the right word to describe the alleged non-cosmetic movement of one hundred indigent families from certain parts of Metro Manila to a resort in Nasugbu, Batangas for a "family camp" of 70 rooms during the recent papal visit for five days. Each room in the Chateau Royale Resort was reported to have cost P4,000 per night only.


  12. Pope Francis' Address to Canon Law Faculty of the Pontifical Gregorian UniversityRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    On Saturday, Pope Francis received the participants of the International Congress on Canon Law held in Rome from January 22-24, 2015 at the Pontifical Gregorian University, on the theme: Dignitas Connubii, Ten Years after Its Publication: Evaluation and Prospects."


  13. After Pope's Dove Debacle, Vatican Makes Balloons New Symbol Of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    Balloons, not doves, were released as a gesture of peace Sunday in St. Peter's Square, a year after an attack by a seagull and a crow on the symbolic birds sparked protests by animal protection groups. For years children, flanking the pope at a window of the papal studio overlooking the square, set free a pair of doves on the last Sunday in January.


  14. Cuba CODEL Gets Firsthand Account of Dramatic DealingsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Leahy, center, and his wife, Marcelle, meet with Ortega during a recent visit to Cuba. A relationship forged on Sen. Patrick J. Leahy's first visit to Cuba some 15 years ago helped the Vermont Democrat take an unexpected step in support of the White House's efforts to bring home Alan Gross and re-establish diplomatic relations with the island nation.


  15. Fr. Richard McBrien, R.I.P.Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Commonweal

    Yesterday Fr. Richard P. McBrien, for decades one of the most influential American Catholic theologians, died in Connecticut at the age of seventy-eight.


  16. Tibaldo: Of Selfies, Jumpshots, and Photo Clich sRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    PUT your iPhones down and start talking. This is what Pope Francis said to family members after his trip to the Philippines urging that they should put aside their iPhones and Twitter feeds and talk to each other.


  17. Pope receives Spanish transsexualRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ANSA.it

    Vatican City, January 26 - Pope Francis on Saturday received in a private audience a Spanish transsexual and his girlfriend after the man wrote to him saying he felt like an outcast from the church in his native city, Spanish daily Hoy reported Monday. The transgender male, Diego Neria Lejarraga, a 48-year-old former woman, told the pope some time ago that he had been "marginalised" by Church officials in the city of Plasencia, in the southwestern region of Estremadura, it said.


  18. Espina: Think, speak, act! Music and faithRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    TOP FOTO: BEAUTY WITH A MISSION. Miss Cebu Wynonah Van Joy Buot and her court: fourth runner up-Dominic Reynes, first runner-up-Maria Genefe Navilon, Aivy Mae Castro, second runner-up and Lucena Rose Magdadaro, third runner-up.


  19. How killer birds forced Pope Francis to change a Vatican tradition: Releasing doves for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the Vatican. (CTV.va) The 2014 incident wasn't the first foul for these doves. Freed doves returned to Pope Benedict XVI in 2011. The doves did the same thing the next year. And in 2013, a seagull swooped down and snatched one of the birds. Indeed, ...


  20. Pope's climate-change stand deepens conservatives' distrustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Cape Cod Times

    Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change - and to do so through a document traditionally used for the most important papal teachings. For months, Francis has been drafting an encyclical on the environment and global warming which he hopes to release by June or July.