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With time running out on the Capitol Hill calendar, the lawmakers who crafted the bipartisan measure are getting impatient with Speaker John Boehner .
During an open air mass before around 200,000 people Sunday, Pope Francis called for Christians to be environmentally conscious and to protect nature from criminal abuse and illegal dumping .
Last week, the nation's religious leaders stood up to ask their elected officials to look past politics and see that children - not theoretical abstractions but real, young individuals - are suffering because of inaction by Congress.
Pope Francis has a habit of saying things that are not necessarily in line with the established teaching of the Catholic Church , but his most recent appeal for peace in the Middle East may put him at odds with a centuries-old Catholic theology concerning the proper use of military force.
Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.
Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli In May, Meriam Ibrahim Ishaq was told that she would die for her beliefs.
Archbishop Charles Chaput last week fueled speculation that the Pope will visit Philadelphia for the September 2015 World Meeting of Families.
Pope Francis will be driven around the Korean capital in a Kia Soul when he visits next month, a government official said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pope Francis may visit the United States in 2015, says Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Caput.
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.
History sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 03:33 am
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