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1 hr ago | DFW Catholic

Schedule for Pope Francis' Caserta visit released

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 04:49 am .- The Vatican has released Pope Francis' schedule for the first of this two-day trip to the Italian city of Caserta, where he will later meet an evangelical pastor and friend from his time in Buenos Aires.

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1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

Monk rejects the Dalai Lama

A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island's Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader.

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3 hrs ago | Mikey Likes It!

Jack Porter

Revenge is an ABC show that wrapped up season three last May. Of all the characters on season one, if I could be one it would be Jack Porter.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

7 Wonders of South Australia winner: Historic character

With the likes of Sir Donald Bradman, Saint Mary MacKillop, Dame Roma Mitchell, R.M.Williams and Roy 'Mo' Rene all once calling South Australia home, selecting SA's greatest historical character had voters scrambling.

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AEI

The right 'zen'

After the Obama and Tea Party years, US conservatives intend to redefine themselves.

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The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Catholics venerate new St. Kateri statue unveiled on her feast day

Joseph Enos, an elder in the Native American community, blesses a new statue of St. Kateri Tekakwith at St. Mary's Basilica July 14. Franciscan Father Vince Mesi, pastor, also blessed it.

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DFW Catholic

Christian leader, friend to Pope Francis dies in motorcycle accident

London, England, Jul 21, 2014 / 03:49 pm .- Tony Palmer, a Protestant Christian leader and a close friend of Pope Francis, passed away in the U.K. on Sunday due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.

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The Washington Post

Why is Pope Francis spending so much time going after the Mafia?

It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather's car in a Mafia ambush in January.

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The Washington Post

COMMENTARY: Islam is just the latest U.S. scapegoat

Historians have a term we call the scapegoating concept of history. This is the idea that people tend to look for others to blame - scapegoats - for their condition.

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City Pages

New York Times criticizes Archbishop John Nienstedt for handling of sex abuse cases

The chorus of John Nienstedt's critics got a lot bigger last week with the addition of the New York Times.

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NY1

Mayor Visits Vatican, Invites Pope to Come to New York

On his second day in Italy, Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the Vatican and invited Pope Francis to come to New York.

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DFW Catholic

Pope laments exodus of last Christians from Mosul

Vatican City, Jul 21, 2014 / 05:55 am .- In his weekly Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis mourned the fleeing of the last Christians from the Iraqi city of Mosul, who were told by ISIS forces last week to either convert, pay the Jizya tax or leave.

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Effingham Herald

Reminiscing about Rome

This, in itself, is not a bad thing at all. Italy is a terrific country with countless things to see and do.

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National Review Online

Kathryn Jean Lopez: Bordering on Inhumanity

"Thinking that the pope should want the illegals to go to Argentina to get better soccer players for World Cup."

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Philly.com

Catholics flock to cathedral to venerate relic of John Paul II

In 2005, Melanie Krawiec of Oxford, Chester County, was experiencing the heartbreak of trying to have a second child but seeming unable to do so.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Independent.ie

Revelations spark calls for cardinal to step down

REVELATIONS concerning Cardinal Sean Brady 's involvement in a 1975 canonical inquiry into Fr Brendan Smyth's abuse of Brendan Boland have sparked fresh calls for the Catholic Church's most senior churchman to stand down.

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Examiner.com

Pope Francis called Abbas, Peres to plea for peace in Holy Land

The Vatican revealed Friday that Pope Francis , in an effort to continue his work for peace in the Middle East , personally telephoned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli President Shimon Peres to voice his grave concern over the escalating situation in the Gaza Strip in which many civilians have lost their lives on all sides of the ... (more)

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TheBlaze.com

Axing Satan, Hobby Lobby's Latest Legal Battle and a...

We're back with this week's recap of the biggest stories in faith and culture. Here are the headlines and articles you won't want to miss: And that's not the only controversy brewing, as the Church of England also voted to ax the devil from its baptismal rite - and some priests and critics aren't too happy about it.

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DFW Catholic

Contraception, Francis, and the Holy Spirit

Pope Benedict acknowledged that it is understandable to be cautious when we first hear the Holy Spirit, not because it is right to fear the Holy Spirit, but because so much craziness has been done TO the Church and so many wounds have been inflicted upon the Church by those claiming to be operating under the influence of the Holy Spirit.

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Sun-Star

Mercado: The Francis effect

IT DIDN'T make waves as the 1986 Catholic Bishop's Conference of the Philippines pastoral letter did.

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