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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the weight of Christian voters in September elections, made a quick trip to Rome Saturday for a private meeting with Pope Francis, focusing on how Europe's struggling economy should be at the service of the people.
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Thousands of protesters, led by trade unionists, have rallied in the Italian capital Rome against the policies of the new coalition government.
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"On a scale of 1 to 10, the Pope's interest in eradicating hunger is at 11," the director general of the FAO says.
Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta has a special briefcase he uses exclusively to carry documentation for a project that would completely revise an entire section of the Catholic Church's basic law.
Ernst von Freyberg told the bank's employees of the changes, which should be in place by the end of the year, this week, according to Vatican Radio.
Bishop David Zubik told the almost 100 men gathered before him that the foundation of who they are isn't their talent, their education or their intelligence.
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The first thing visitors will see when they enter the Vatican Pavilion at the Venice Biennale-an art show dedicated to the modern and cutting edge-will be a nod to the past: a three-paneled triptych on which the 20th-century Italian artist Tano Festa reproduced details from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.
'We have started down the path of a disposable culture,' Pope Francis said in a May 16 address to four new ambassadors to the Holy See.
Raymond Ibrahim, a scholar of Islam and Islamic history who has a particular focus on Muslim persecution of Christians, has on his website - for which I also write - a new article, Islamic Forced Conversions - Past and Present , highlighting the astonishing similarities of past atrocities, which many people in the West believe to have been ... (more)
" Keep watch over yourselves and over the whole flock of which the Holy Spirit has appointed you overseers, in which you tend the Church of God that he acquired with his own Blood.
"Tweet Inspiration: Faith in 140 Characters ," by Mark Hart, is available through local Catholic books stores as well as on the web through franciscanmedia.org. Hart, a local Catholic, is vice president of Life Teen.
A priest listens to a confession during Mass in 2012 at the Temple of Divine Providence in Warsaw, Poland.
Catholics can't put their faith on a part-time schedule or rely on it just for the moments they choose; being Christian is a full-time occupation, Pope Francis said.
The Queen of Heaven is so revered for her relationship with Christ and her love and guidance of her earthly children, the Catholic Church has dedicated the month of May in her honor.
You can see the streets where he grew up and played soccer, the church where Jorge Bergoglio prayed as a teenager and the cathedral where the man who would become Pope Francis said Mass.