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3 hrs ago | Dundalk Today

Cardinal should have gone 'earlier'

Cardinal Sean Brady with Fr Padraig Murphy PP Lordship and Ballymascanlon at his Silver Jubilee in Ravensdale Church on wednesday evening Dundalk man Brendan Boland, who has just published a book on his experience of abuse by the serial paedophile Fr Brendan Smyth, has said he is disappointed with the Cardinal's letter of resignation to the Pope.


Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

7 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Vox's Fisher Spins Pope's Support for Stopping ISIS As A 'Crusade'

Vox's Max Fisher shamelessly invoked medieval history in a Monday post about Pope Francis.


12 hrs ago | Iobserve

Former sex slave says she still feels impact of meeting with pope

A day after Pope Francis left South Korea, a former sex slave who spent a few minutes with the pontiff said she still felt the impact of their meeting.


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16 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

Three members of Pope's extended family die in Argentina car crash

Two of Pope Francis' grandnephews and the boys' mother were killed early Tuesday in an Argentina car crash that also seriously injured the pontiff's nephew, police said.


16 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Car crash in Argentina kills pope's great-nephews, wife of nephew

Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said.


16 hrs ago | Cool FM

Pope's Family Dies In Argentin...

Two great nephews of Pope Francis, and their mother, have been killed in a traffic accident in Argentina, say police.


19 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI before trips, archbishop reveals

Vatican City, Aug 19, 2014 / 12:02 am .- Before any international trip Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI, a key Vatican archbishop revealed, noting the good relations between the two and how Pope Francis is carrying forward Benedict's vision.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Benedict Xvi

23 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

Pope Invites Park to Vatican

Pope Francis exchanged farewells with President Park Geun-hye at Myeongdong Cathedral on Monday morning and invited her to the Vatican.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

DFW Catholic

Full transcript of Pope's in-flight interview from Korea

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm .- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention in Iraq and is willing to go to there personally if it will help end the violence against Christians and other religious minorities.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion


Pope says he wants to visit China

Pope Francis said Monday that he wants to visit China and called for the Catholic Church in the country to be allowed to do its "job".


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

WAVE-TV Louisville

Pope OKs protecting Iraq minorities, wants Un Ok

Pope Francis on Monday endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants from attacking religious minorities in Iraq but said the international community - and not just one country - should decide how to intervene.


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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Pope Francis Calls for Korean Peace on Final Day of Trip

Pope Francis completed his five-day trip to South Korea Monday, urging the two Koreas to reject suspicion, confrontation and competition and unite as "one family, one people."


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,


Emergency personnel work at the site of a head-on collision of two...

Emergency personnel work at the site of a head-on collision of two Union Pacific trains outside of Hoxie, Ark.


Related Topix: Hoxie, AR, Train Disaster

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Join in prayer to end violence in Iraq [Commentary]

Sectarian violence in Iraq has worsened dramatically in recent days, especially for Christians in the war-torn nation, prompting Pope Francis to appoint an envoy to meet with religious and government leaders in Iraq as well as with those Christians who have been forced from their homes in fear.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Opinion

Korea Herald

Surprising moments in papal visit

Pope Francis reinforced his reputation as a man of surprises during his five-day pastoral visit to Korea.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South Korea, Train Disaster

Naples Daily News

Strange But True: Terry in Oz The dog that played Toto in a oeThe Wizard ...

It was noted British wit Hector Hugh Monroe - better known by his pen name, Saki - who made the following sage observation: "A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation."


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DFW Catholic

'Asian youth, wake up!' Church needs your witness, Pope says

Haemi, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 02:20 am .- Addressing thousands of young people from across Asia, Pope Francis emphasized the urgent need to "wake up" and spread Christ's love throughout the continent, pointing to the martyrs as examples.


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Pope makes biggest gesture yet to China, eyes ties

In this photo provided by the L' Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis baptizes Lee Ho Jin, the father of one of the children who died in South Korea's April ferry disaster, in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Opinion


Elderly ex-sex slaves want solace, help from pope

Lee Yong-soo hopes a meeting Monday with Pope Francis will provide some solace for the pain that still feels fresh more than seven decades after Japanese soldiers forced her into prostitution during World War II.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Pope urges 'fraternal' dialogue with China, others

Pope Francis made a new gesture of outreach to China and North Korea on Sunday, saying he "earnestly" hopes to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conquerer" trying to take away the identity of others.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South Korea, Opinion