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16 min ago | Chosun Ilbo

Kia Soul to Carry Pope Around Korea

Pope Francis will be driven around the Korean capital in a Kia Soul when he visits next month, a government official said Friday.

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1 hr ago | Free Republic

'Please stop!', Pope Francis makes plea for peace

Pope Francis made an emotional plea for peace on Sunday in an impromptu addition to comments delivered at his weekly Angelus address in Saint Peter's Square.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

What is the American Catholic's pearl of great price?

In today's gospel reading from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass , Jesus speaks about finding a pearl of great price--so great in value as to inspire the finder to sell everything else in their life so that the pearl becomes everything to them.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Jesus is the great treasure, Pope teaches

Vatican City, Jul 27, 2014 / 11:07 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday stressed the priceless value of encountering Jesus, noting that Jesus' parables speak of those who are willing to trade everything for the Kingdom of God.

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12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Why some people refuse to believe UFOs/aliens are real - part 2

Pope Francis attends a mass during the feast-day Mass of Corpus Domini on the plains of the small town of Sibari in June 2014.

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Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Canada,

17 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Pope May Visit United States in 2015

Pope Francis may visit the United States in 2015, says Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Caput.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

"Please stop!": Pope makes plea for peace

Pope Francis delivers a speech from the window of his apartment during his Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on July 27, 2014.

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22 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge bishop killed in bike smash

THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

All Things Catholic Will tragedy derail Pope Francis on Christian unity?

History sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Mashable

The Pope Comes to America: Here's What His Holiness Should See

On the exciting news that Pope Francis is coming to America, the Mashable Team prepared a list of things His Holiness should experience during his visit.

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NewsBusters.org

GMA, Today Yawn at Christian Escaping Sudan, Death Sentence for Her Christian Faith

On Friday, both ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today ignored the news that Miriam Ibrahaim, a Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for converting from Islam to Christianity and marrying a Christian man, fled Sudan with an Italian diplomat on an Italian jet to Rome Thursday and received a blessing from Pope Francis in a private ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, Prison

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2014 / 06:02 am .- Pope Francis' upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.

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Related Topix: Evangelicals, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South America, World News, Brazil

National Review Online

George Weigel: Russia Is Sick

So he began his sermon with some essential truth-telling to the men and women about to deliberate the future of the Communist world's first independent, self-governing trade union.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Pope Francis And The Vatican Rescue A Christian From Being Killed by Muslims

Pope Francis and the Vatican have fought against the Islamic persecution of Christians, and this is illustrated by their heroic action of rescuing Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian convert from Islam, from being executed by the Muslim North Sudanese government.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Antichrist, Roman Catholic Church

The Heartland Institute

Capitalists Shouldn't Be Afraid of Pope Francis

All over the world, advocates of the free market are looking askance at Pope Francis.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Benedict Xvi, Rush Limbaugh

Switched

Pope Francis Enjoys Casual Cafeteria Lunch With Surprised Vatican Workers

Pope Francis popped in unannounced at the Vatican workers' cafeteria Friday and lined up, tray in hand, along with stunned diners.

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NorthJersey.com

Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Archbishop says pope will visit Philly in 2015, news service reports

Pope Francis gives a kiss to 2-year-old Annie Beazley at the Vatican on May 1. Watching closely is Annie's mother, Colleen.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Myrtle Creek, OR

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Mayor says it would be a extraordinary momenta if pope visited New York

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio laughs with New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan following a meeting at the cardinal's residence in the Manhattan borough of New York Jan. 13. De Blasio met with Cardinal Dolan for the first time since he took office, declaring he will join forces with the cardinal to convince Pope Francis to visit New York City.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Beverages, Food, M and F Worldwide Corporation, Reuters

Switched

Muslim Gaza Refugees Find Shelter In Greek Orthodox Church

About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Religion, Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church

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