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  1. Cuba is ready to welcome Pope Francis with open armsRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | New York Daily News

    Pope Francis greets the crowd from the popemobile at the end of the Palm Sunday celebrations at St Peter's Square. Cuban leaders are already saying Francis will be welcomed with open arms when he visits the island prior to his U.S. trip in September.


  2. Dom Helder Camara: A True Saint May Get His DueRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Daily Kos

    A column in last week's edition of America magazine reported that Dom Helder Camara , a Brazilian archbishop who was known for his championing of the poor, will be considered for sainthood starting this upcoming May. Camara, who died in 1999, was Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, and frequently clashed with Brazil's military dictatorship during his tenure from 1964 to 1985. The Archbishop was a prominent exponent of liberation theology , which emphasized Christian opposition to social injustice.


  3. Doblin: For an old Nazi, a fine line between moral and criminal guiltRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... as a youth and Karol JA3zef Wojtyla did not. If those names are unfamiliar, their later ones are not: Pope Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul II. Oskar Groening was not unlike thousands of other young Germans of his time. He was willing to dehumanize ...


  4. A Glimpse Into Our JournalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New University

    To deny the genocide, is to deny that I exist, but I stand here as a survivor, a grieving child of a victim. The blood that flows in me is the same blood that was flowing in my ancestors who suffered and whose blood was spilled by the hands of the Ottoman Turks.


  5. A Message For Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    Pope Francis plans to deliver an encyclical on climate change this summer. To pave the way and outline the Pope's positions, the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences is holding a workshop on the topic, April 28 in Rome.


  6. France's gay ambassador-nominee poses diplomatic challenge for Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Pope Francis made history when he said, of being gay: "Who am I to judge?" Now, close Vatican-watchers say the pope is in a complex diplomatic spot in the case of a gay man whom France has nominated to be ambassador to the Holy See. France nominated Laurent Stefanini in January, but so far the Vatican hasn't accepted the appointment.


  7. The Armenian genocide a century laterRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    April 24 marked the centenary of the start of the genocide of the Armenian population in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Historians estimate that as many as 1.5 million Armenians were killed in state-organized violence between 1915 and 1922, some in massacres, others in forced marches to the Syrian desert that left them starved to death.


  8. Would-Be Sultan Is Feckless AllyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Groong

    Would-Be Sultan Is Feckless Ally 04/26/2015 - 11:20 Douglas Bloomfield President Obama marked the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide this week by once again carefully avoiding the use of the G word, afraid of offending our volatile and unreliable Turkish ally. Seven years ago candidate Obama, like his Democratic opponent, Sen. Hillary Clinton, pledged support for legislation to memorializing the 1915 slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide.


  9. A century of denialRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Groong

    A century of denial AS I SEE IT Sunday, April 26, 2015 By Mary Jane Rein and Taner Akcam President Obama has missed an historic opportunity to acknowledge what has, most recently, become obvious to the pope, the European Parliament, the Austrian government, and much of the world. They agree that the events that began 100 hundred years ago Friday with the arrests and deportation of leading Armenians in Istanbul were a prelude to genocide against the empire's Christian citizens.


  10. Israel's President Endorses Pope's Comments on Armenian GenocideRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    Israel's President Endorses Pope's Comments on Armenian Genocide Israeli President Reuven Rivlin spoke out strongly on the question of the Armenian genocide in a closed session with journalists held last week in Jerusalem in honor of Israel Independence Day. The comments, made in response to a question posed by The Tower and cleared for publication today, will do little to ease relations between Israel and Turkey--which strongly condemns any efforts to use the term "genocide"--and will also form a sharp contrast with the refusal of U.S. President Barack Obama to use the word "genocide" in discussing the tragedy of the Armenians in 1915, despite having promised to do so when he ran for president in 2008.


  11. I Am Dismayed at the British Government's Refusal to Acknowledge theRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Groong

    I'm the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government's Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide By Lord Darzi Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London Posted: 04/23/2015 5:23 pm EDT Updated: 04/23/2015 5:59 pm EDT Huffington Post This Friday I will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide with my loved ones. We will remember the millions who were slaughtered - including members of my own family - and how, by good fortune, my grandmother managed to escape.


  12. Pope to new priests: Don't be a peacockRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Apr 26, 2015 / 12:04 pm .- Pope Francis presided over the ordination of nearly twenty men to the priesthood on Sunday, where he warned them against being vain priests who live first for their own pleasure rather than for God's. "A priest is ugly who lives for his own pleasure," Pope Francis said, adding that such a priest "acts like a peacock."


  13. Son of Tariq Aziz: Time is not on our sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pravda

    Tariq Aziz's Son: 24th April 2015, Twelfth Anniversary of a US Travesty of Justice: "Time is not on Our Side." Vincent Nichols, Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, is spiritual leader of the four million Catholics of England and Wales.


  14. Pope Francis talks about his soccer 'skills'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Apr 26, 2015 / 06:25 am .- Pope Francis is a well-known soccer fan. His favorite team is San Lorenzo de Almagro, one of the most important teams in Argentina, and the Pope still keeps his associate membership card for the team.


  15. What happened in Armenia a century ago was truly shamefulRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    With the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide observed, this seems to be open season on Turkey. This week, an angry Ankara summoned the Vatican ambassador and recalled its own to register its protest after Pope Francis uttered the g-word to describe the Armenian tragedy.


  16. Pope Francis Is Coming To Philadelphia And His Top Bishops Wanted The Football Team To Be Out Of TownRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Switched

    According to Sports Illustrated writer Peter King , Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on July 8, 2014 requesting that the Eagles be out of town for the pontiff's visit. Presumably the hope was so that football would not to conflict with the millions expected to gather in the city that weekend for a mass outside the Philadelphia Art Museum.


  17. Down the Religious Road a PieceRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Magic City Morning Star

    I don't usually write about religion, and in a certain sense I'm not writing about religion today. I'm writing about a brave man.


  18. The Long Reach of Pope Francis: how he (and Oscar Romero) touched our diocese & our parishRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    When he was elected, my first thought was "Can anything good come out of an Electoral College of Cardinals packed so tightly with clones of the reactionaries, John Paul II and Benedict XVI? Bergoglio must be one of those carbon copies." Jorge Mario Bergoglio turned into Pope Francis.


  19. What Pope Francis ought to tell Castro's CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    It will be a remarkable opportunity for the pontiff to preach his gospel and serve as impetus to move negotiations along between the island and the United States.


  20. Finally, a U.S. Bishop Is PunishedBy Pascal-Emmanuel GobryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    ... enormous steps to remedy the problem, especially under the too-little-noticed but vigorous guidance of Pope Benedict XVI-including extremely tough accountability rules for priests. And indeed sex abuse cases have dropped precipitously. But the true ...