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  1. The WilliesA Year to LearnRead the original story

    38 min ago | American Reporter

    ... or cry. So welcome to the first annual "Evil or Stupid Quiz." And good luck. You're going to need it. 1. Pope Benedict XVI, who recently announced that saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behavior is just as important as saving the rain ...


  2. The Threat of ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    Is it ISIS, the radical Islamic group spreading their reign of terror across Iraq and the greater Middle East in the hopes of establishing a Muslim caliphate? Or is it our very own president, who seems clueless to this threat and is placing our nation in a very dangerous situation with his attitude, inaction, and weakness? In an even more outrageous act, ISIS thugs killed and cooked a captured British Arab man, then fed him to his mother when she came to their headquarters to ask for his release. They have threatened to sack Rome and have made threats against the Pope , which his security forces are taking very seriously.


  3. Cardinal George Pell gets green light from Pope Francis for historic Vatican reformRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    Pope Francis has given the green light for a historic reform of the Holy See's finances, vesting Cardinal George Pell with sweeping new financial oversight powers but stopping short of delivering him control over Vatican real estate. The papal decree, issued quietly overnight, has been read as a win for Cardinal Pell among English speaking Catholic analysts both in the UK and America but interpreted by Italian media and Vatican insiders as containing a deliberate brake on Cardinal Pell's ambition.


  4. Guy says forget choking, he's out to winRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Guy Sebastian will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest May 23 in Vienna. Photograph By Edwina Pickles.


  5. 'The elderly are not aliens': PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Pope Francis urged his followers at his weekly prayer on Wednesday to show affection and respect for the elderly, saying they must not be treated as "aliens". "It's a mortal sin to discard our elderly," said the pope, seen by his supporters as a champion of the poor and marginalised.


  6. Saints in the Little Flower family grow as parents set for canonizationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    ... and a member of the Order of the Visitation. Louis and Zelie were beatified Oct. 19, 2008, by then-Pope Benedict XVI and their canonization will be the first of its kind in history, where a married couple are jointly proclaimed Saints together. ...


  7. Cardinal Pell's Vatican economy office gets new statutesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Mar 4, 2015 / 05:05 pm .- Statutes for the Vatican's three finanical oversight bodies were released earlier this week, largely consolidating the influence of the Secretariat for the Economy and its prefect, Cardinal George Pell. Signed by Pope Francis Feb. 22 and having come into effect March 1, the statutes of the Council for the Economy, the Secretariat for the Economy, and the Office for the General Auditor provided a legal framework to the three new Vatican offices.


  8. Guy Sebastian gets nod for EurosvisionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... where he was praised by Simon Cowell as one of the best voices at the event. He has also performed for the Pope Benedict XVI, Queen Elizabeth II and Oprah Winfrey. "I haven't been been voted on in years though. Over the last 12 years I've had a lot ...


  9. Archbishop Sentamu; it's wrong for bishops to ask for cars from governmentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    For those who can't resolve their issues the normal way, there is always a safe pass to the surreal. At least one former Archbishop was brave enough to narrate the reality of witchcraft The Most Rev John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, is the second highest ranking cleric in the Church of England - the mother church of the global Anglican communion.


  10. Tuesday 4 March 1661/62Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pepy's Diary

    At the office all the morning, dined at home at noon, and then to the office again in the afternoon to put things in order there, my mind being very busy in settling the office to ourselves, I having now got distinct offices for the other two. By and by Sir W. Pen and I and my wife in his coach to Moore Fields , where we walked a great while, though it was no fair weather and cold; and after our walk we went to the Pope's Head , and eat cakes and other fine things, and so home, and I up to my chamber to read and write, and so to bed.


  11. Does the Faith of Presidents Matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    Last month we celebrated the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln , two presidents whose deep but somewhat unconventional faith has evoked great debate. Does the faith of presidents truly matter? Does it significantly affect how they think, live, and govern? Concluding that it does not, most biographers have treated presidents' religious convictions as no more important than hobbies such as collecting stamps or playing golf.


  12. Pope Francis' work chronicled in new documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    New Argentine documentary examines Pope Francis through extensive archive material and interviews with family and friends. Rough Cut .


  13. a Keyboard Conversationa delves into tortured soul of LisztRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    When pianist Jeffrey Siegel presented his first "Keyboard Conversation," he had no idea that the concept would explode into 100 programs featuring music by the world's greatest composers. At that time he was in constant demand as guest soloist with great orchestras worldwide, including the Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony, Moscow State Symphony, New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic.


  14. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Iobserve

    By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is expected to canonize Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, during the world Synod of Bishops on the family in October. Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes, leading a conference Feb. 27 on the role of saints in the life of the church, announced that "thanks be to God, in October two spouses, parents of Saint Therese of Lisieux, will be canonized."


  15. The Pope's Homeless Guests Are Moving InRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    In numbers that have doubled in the last six months, the homeless are coming to Vatican City to sleep in church-donated sleeping bags-at the invitation of the pontiff. VATICAN CITY - It is nearly 8 p.m. on a Tuesday in early March, and the Vatican is locked up for the night.


  16. Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux will be canonized in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    ... Church. Another, LA onie, is a candidate for beatification. Louis and Zelie Martin were beatified by Pope Benedict XVI in October 2008. The recognition of a miracle attributed to their intercession is still needed to fulfill the normal ...


  17. Fall River diocese bishop offers Lenten messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., of the Fall River Diocese has issued this Lenten message to Catholics throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands. The ashes we received this past Wednesday remind us of the 40-day journey upon which we have embarked toward the Paschal Mystery.


  18. Lake Country Playhouse to Present INCORRUPTIBLE, Begin. 3/13Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse brings to the stage Incorruptible starting March 13, 2015 with the promise of delighting audiences with its satiric wit that constantly risks absurdity, starring an all-star cast of Lake Country Playhouse veterans. Featuring Bob Hurd, Mike Crowley, Carl Liden, James Baker , Jr., Emily Sandoval, John Riley, Kim Flowers and Mare Stenz, directed by Rebecca Schilling.


  19. What's so special about Pope Francis?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Many Catholic commentators have chimed in over the years since Francis took the reins. He's been labeled a "radical" more than once, and with varying degrees of intent.


  20. Madonnaa s Visit, Two Days Before the Popea s Arrival, Is No MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    Madonna has been no stranger to speaking her mind. In fact, one could argue that her career and notoriety is equal parts music and advocacy.