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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Last Faberge`s The Pope's Revenge

In this video, WatchMojo traces the history of Russia from the Russian Revolution to the birth and collapse of the Soviet Union and the creation of the Russian Federation during the twentieth century.

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7 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pope stirs Communion debate with call to woman

Pope Francis called an Argentine woman married to a divorced man and reportedly told her that she could receive the sacrament of Communion, according to the woman's husband, in an apparent contradiction of Catholic law.

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10 hrs ago | CBS News

Dual canonization of popes to highlight "heroic sanctity," Cardinal Dolan says

As WCBS 880's Rich Lamb reported , Cardinal Timothy Dolan said that in the Roman Catholic Church, saints are usually "museum pieces" who lived hundreds of years ago.

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14 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

'Blessing from Pope' hope for Clarets

SEAN Dyche's promotion-winning side could receive a holy blessing ahead of their Premier League campaign - from the Pope.

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18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Resurrection is the culmination of the Gospel, Pope says

Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

Pope John XXIII launched Vatican II and then some

On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time.

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CBS Local

Catholic Group Launches Ad Blitz Featuring Cardinal Dolan To Lure Faithful Back To Pews

A radio ad on CBS 2's sister station 1010 WINS features New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan inviting Catholics back to church.

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The Raw Story

Vatican dismisses claim that John Paul II ignored Catholic sexual abuse

"Not all the people of God agree about canonisation," the International Movement We Are Church said in a statement ahead of the canonisation ceremony in St Peter's for John Paul II and his Italian predecessor John XXIII.

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Free Republic

Coptic priest appointed personal secretary to Pope Francis

It was made known Thursday that Monsignor Yoannis Lahzi Gaid, a priest of the Coptic Patriarchate of Alexandria, has been made second personal secretary to Pope Francis.

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Merced Sun-Star

How Pope Francis, tolerant but rigorous, is winning hearts and minds

Fifteen months ago, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio had chosen his room in a home for elderly Argentine priests.

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Star Tribune

Poland's enthusiam for Pope John Paul wanes as canonization nears

His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief in Poland. His beatification, an explosion of pride and jubilation.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Huffington Post

Floribeth Mora, Costa Rican Woman 'Cured' By Pope John Paul II Photo, Becomes Symbol Of Faith

On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper.

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The Times

Lafayette family watches son serve papal vigil Mass

Emily Broussard, 2, squirmed in her mother's arms and pointed to "Uncle Packet" on the TV screen.

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New Scientist

Smallest subversive: Mathematical fight for our world

At stake in the fierce 17th-century debate over a mathematical concept was nothing less than our modern world, says Amir Alexander in Infinitesimal DID you know that every time you use your cellphone, you strike a blow for republicanism against both monarchy and a fixed Divine Order? Historian Amir Alexander sets out why this is so in his book ... (more)

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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Perched on an island in the middle of Bled Lake in Slovenia, the Church of Assumption is only reachable by handmade wooden row boats.

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CBS Local

Pilgrims From Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Head To Rome For Canonization Of Two Former Popes

A group of pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia leaves for Rome tonight, preparing to take part in the historic elevation of two beloved popes to sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Suria

Sing-along saint: Showbiz world gets...

Pope John Paul II's extraordinary life is being set to music in Rome, with audiences enjoying a flourish of theatre shows about the former playwright and future saint ahead of his canonisation on Sunday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Return to place of first encounter with Christ for Easter, Pope preaches

Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead and urged people to rediscover direction in their lives.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Oldest US cathedral celebrates Easter in Baltimore

TV reports a standing room only crowd packed the Baltimore Basilica on Sunday. The historic structure known as America's first cathedral dates back to 1806.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Image: Pope Francis Attends Weekly Audience - October 2, 2013

Pope Francis broke with Catholic tradition again during the Holy Week, washing the feet of ordinary people, instead of members of the clergy.

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