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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.
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 .
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over the last several years I have encountered a fair number of Christians who claim they are 'spiritual but not religious.'
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.
Trowbridge minister Tony Palmer, co-founder of the Christian Ark Community, has died after a motorcycle accident on Sunday morning.
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.
None of the prominent liberation theologians influential in Latin America had significant training in or exposure to the discipline of economics.
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.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:42 am
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