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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Catholic World News

Catholics reportedly upset by Pope's plans to visit Protestant congregation in Caserta

Bishop Giovanni D'Alise of Caserta, Italy, was not informed about plans for a papal trip to the city until the news became public, according to veteran Vatican journalist Sandro Magister of L'Espresso .

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The Washington Post

Rep. Ryan talks about repairing the safety net

Would the anti-poverty plan outlined by Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday really put the compassion back in the party that sprinted away from George W. Bush's compassionate conservatism ? Maybe, even if Ryan has until now been better known for slashing social programs.

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Asbury Park Press

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza warIsrael swears in new...

Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.

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Daily Mail

Zoe Saldana 'pregnant with twins' with husband Marco Perego

The baby born on a prison floor to a mother in shackles is blessed by the Pope: Sudanese woman who was put on death row for marrying a Christian meets Francis after traveling to Rome Another plane falls from the skies: Algerian passenger jet that went missing over Mali with 116 people on board has crashed Grandfather arrested for death of his ... (more)

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith

A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.

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Click2Houston

Sudanese Christian woman arrives in Rome

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith arrived Thursday in Italy en route to the United States along with her family, including an infant born in prison.

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Sudanese Christian woman arrives in Rome

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

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IcNetwork

Number of Catholic priests who have been defrocked for sex abuse revealed

New procedures were put in place by the Catholic Church in England and Wales to safeguard children and vulnerable adults in 2001 The number of Catholic priests in Wales and England who have been defrocked for sex abuse totals more than 50, a report has revealed.

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Korea Herald

BOK to issue coins honoring pope's visit

South Korea's central bank said Thursday it will release a set of commemorative coins to celebrate Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the country next month.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Independent.ie

Pope 'updated' on church in Ireland

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin pictured with Abba Yohannes Kebede Amsalu, Representitive of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Ireland, after the launch of the Crosscare Information and Advocacy services Year 1 report, at the Crosscare center on Dublin's Sackville Place.

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Free Republic

Responding to “Spiritual but Not Religious” Christians

Over the last several years I have encountered a fair number of Christians who claim they are 'spiritual but not religious.'

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Fox News

Purged by ISIS, Iraq's Christians appeal to the world for help

Iraqi Christians are begging for help from the civilized world after Mosul, the northern city where they have lived and worshiped for 2,000 years, was purged of non-Muslims by ISIS, the jihadist terror group that claims to have established its own nation in the region.

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This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge minister who was the Pope's friend dies after motorcycle accident

Trowbridge minister Tony Palmer, co-founder of the Christian Ark Community, has died after a motorcycle accident on Sunday morning.

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DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with 20 young Asian leaders

Vatican City, Jul 23, 2014 / 08:22 am .- During his upcoming apostolic voyage to South Korea Pope Francis is slated to meet with 20 Asian youth during the 2014 Asia Youth Day, including Korean pop-star BoA.

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Acton Institute

The Economics of Liberation Theology

None of the prominent liberation theologians influential in Latin America had significant training in or exposure to the discipline of economics.

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New Jersey Herald

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Mary Ann Schoettly, an ordained Roman Catholic priest who traveled to the Vatican to advocate for the inclusion of women in the clergy, died Tuesday morning, according to Suzanne A. Thiel of the Roman Catholic Womenpriests.

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Catholic World News

NY mayor meets with Vatican's Secretary of State, invites Pope to visit

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City met in Rome with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, and invited Pope Francis to visit the city during his potential September 2015 visit to the United States.

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