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2 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys

Is ISIS Really Targeting Pope Francis He Did Previously Give His Blessing to Bomb Them

As reported by CBS News , ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is targeting Pope Francis.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

6 hrs ago | Catholic.net

Christian unity not division

The importance of unity was at the heart of Pope Francis' catechesis at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday, telling the estimated ten thousand pilgrims and tourists present in St Peter's Square that ' while we, the members of the Church, are sinners, the unity and holiness of the Church arise from God and call us daily to conversion.

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9 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Archbishop speaks on Benavente firing

Archbishop Anthony Apuron on Thursday, during a Mass at Father Duenas Memorial School, spoke publicly about his decision to fire Monsignor James Benavente, saying he didn't fire Benavente "to be mean."

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Blog News

13 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

More on Vatican Nuncio to Cuba's searing criticism of repressive apartheid Castro dictatorship

In an unusual gesture for a member high in the Catholic Church's hierarchy in Cuba, the Apostolic nuncio Bruno Musaro spoke openly about Cuba's "extreme poverty and human and civil degradation."

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

17 hrs ago | American Reporter

The WilliesA Year to Learn

In Sicily, they say that fish start rotting from the head. In the past few months, as we've gotten closer and closer to the end of President George W. Bush's failed terms in office, we've been witnessing a mind-boggling amount of corruption, greed, evil, and downright stupidity.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Vermont, Vermont Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Hastings Tribune

Former St. Cecilia priest heads to D.C. for assignment

A former assistant pastor at St. Cecilia Catholic Church is heading to the nation's capital for a lesson in diplomacy.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Weston, NE, Wahoo, NE

DFW Catholic

Koreans infected with 'Francis syndrome' after papal visit

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 29, 2014 / 04:02 am .- A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now feels a long-term challenge to imitate his humble ways.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia,

DFW Catholic

Jerusalem priest to Israel, Palestine: Humanize one another

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 12:02 pm .- Following the agreement of an indefinite ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, a key priest in Jerusalem says the only way for it to last is if both sides overcome dehumanizing prejudices of the other.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

CBS Local

Report: Pope Francis Is 'In The Crosshairs Of ISIS'

Pope Francis waves as he leads the weekly general audience at St Peter's square on Aug. 27, 2014 in Vatican City.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

DFW Catholic

Pakistani leader talks persecuted Christians with Pope Francis

Vatican City, Aug 29, 2014 / 02:03 am .- In a brief encounter with Pope Francis following his general audience yesterday, former Pakistani minister Paul Bhatti discussed persecuted Christians and invited the pontiff to visit their country.

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The Capital-Journal

Letter: Climate change important

I want to thank The Capital-Journal for Andy Marso's terrific review of climate change attitudes and actions in Europe compared to Kansas.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

DFW Catholic

UN intervention against ISIS would fit Pope's call, scholar suggests

Front Royal, Va., Aug 28, 2014 / 05:48 pm .- The Pope's support of international action against attacks by the Islamic State should be met with United Nations intervention, one Catholic professor said.

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Related Topix: Front Royal, VA, Christendom College, Terrorism

Religion News Service

Christian leaders call for end to US strikes in Iraq, focus on peaceful resolution

Even as some prominent Christians are calling on the U.S. to take more forceful military action against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria, more than 50 mainly Catholic and Protestant leaders are telling President Obama to halt American airstrikes and pursue solely peaceful means to resolve the conflict.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, RNS, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Creative Commons, Creative Commons Company, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The Washington Post

Pope removes key Benedict XVI protege

Pope Francis has removed a key protege of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican's liturgy office and sent him back to his native Spain.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Benedict Xvi

KFVS12

Body found in Israeli forest is missing American hiker

An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

TheDailyBeast.com

Rome's Nightmare: ISIS Plot to Kill Pope

As Pope Francis continues to straddle the fine line between calling for the end of persecution of Christians in Iraq and blessing American airstrikes against the Islamic State , there is increasing concern for the pontiff's-and the public's-safety.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

DFW Catholic

Former Student Praises Recent Homily of Benedict XVI

A homily of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, given last Sunday at Mass for his former students, has been described as having an "extraordinary freshness and spiritual joy".

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Related Topix: Benedict Xvi, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

American Thinker

It Isn't Their Twenty-First Century, Mr. President

President Obama's reaction to the brutal televised murder of American journalist Jim Foley was heartfelt, to be sure, but it missed the mark.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Prison, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Muslim Brotherhood

Wed Aug 27, 2014

DFW Catholic

On the Dangers of 'Parish' Sins

Below is a translation of the Pope's address during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square.

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War Is A Crime

When Catholics Become a Peace Church

In October, Pax Christi will buy a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter prior to the annual meeting of the U.S. bishops.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Prison, George Bush, US News, Liberal Political News

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