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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Pope Francis and the victory over high-brow Catholicism

I once had a Catholic college professor who bragged that he hobnobbed with Bishops.

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6 hrs ago | New Vision

Church installs new Kasese Diocese bishop...

Despite the recent unrest in Kasese district and neighboring areas, the Catholic Church went ahead with its initial plan and installed Acquirino Francis Kibira Araali as the new bishop for Kasese Diocese.

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10 hrs ago | Uttoxeter Advertiser

Uttoxeter minister tells of 'significant' trip to Bethlehem

A UTTOXETER minister has just returned from the trip of a lifetime as he went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

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Related Topix: Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

14 hrs ago | Switched

Vatican Calls For Global Ceasefire During World Cup Final With #PauseForPeace Hashtag

The World Cup final match will take place on Sunday July 13, and has gotten many asking whether Popes Francis and Benedict XVI will be rooting for their home teams .

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Related Topix: Benedict Xvi, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Pope Francis delares seven people 'venerable'

Pope Francis has paved the way for several founders of religious orders and laypeople to move closer to beatification, declaring them "venerable".

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GlobalNews

World Cup 2014: Battle of the Popes

The final which is set for Sunday is fitting as another clash lurks in the shadows in what is being dubbed "The Battle of The Popes."

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, North America, Canada, World News

Religion News Service

Jonathan Merritt a " What the Popea s popularity says about American culture

On Monday, the pope said the Catholic Church should "weep and make reparation" for the sexual abuse crimes.

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Examiner.com

Church in South Korea growing rapidly ahead of the Pope's visit

Pope Francis will visit South Korea in his second major overseas apostolic voyage in August, from the 13th to the 18th, in a visit that will be seen as a way to help boost morale and numbers on Korea 's growing community of Christians.

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

Forbes.com

USAID, Pope Francis, And Impact Investing

" Social impact investing as a model is working, but the world's poorest people still pay the most for things like clean water and basic health services," explained Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of USAID.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Woman seeks to snag Pope Francis for visit to Franklinton museum

Religious dignitaries and political bigwigs are lobbying Pope Francis to visit their hometowns, but the Rev.

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Related Topix: Dublin, OH, Columbus, OH, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

DFW Catholic

Indian bishop-elect aims to show God's love to new flock

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 08:04 pm .- Fr. Theodore Mascarenhas, who was appointed Wednesday to be an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Ranchi in India's eastern state of Jharkhand, has voiced his enthusiasm for the task.

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Weekend Balita

Pope to visit PHL disaster victims

Pope Francis is to visit the Philippines, Asia's bastion of the Catholic faith, in January 2015 to comfort victims of disasters including Super Typhoon Haiyan, local church leaders said Monday.

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Real Clear Politics

World Cup Final: Pope Francis vs. Pope Benedict

It's being called a "holy war" with both World Cup finalists hoping for a divine intervention from Rome.

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Religion News Service

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Pope Francis' native Argentina will face off against Benedict XVI's native Germany in the final World Cup match at 3 p.m. EST Sunday .

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WQXI-AM Atlanta

Vatican casts doubt on papal World Cup party

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American Reporter

Inauguration DayLIVE-Link Social Media to Bring Galas Home

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Lets see if the Pope meant it

I think it is time to start a petition calling on the Pope to act on those he called out for their idolatry of money and to start using his Papal Authority to censure or excommunicate them.

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DFW Catholic

Papal delegation to investigate Paraguayan diocese

Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Jul 9, 2014 / 03:54 pm .- Pope Francis is sending an apostolic visitation to the Diocese of Ciudad del Este, a Paraguayan diocese the vicar general of which has a history of sexual abuse accusations.

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Daily Mail

God's spinner: Tory peer Lord Patten becomes the Pope's media...

Brazil's darkest hour: National mourning, riots in the streets and even fans turning on themselves as World Cup hosts face up to utter humiliation of 7-1 defeat at hands of Germany 'At bedtime his ritual began': Jerry Sandusky's adopted son opens up to Oprah about the seven years of horrific sexual abuse he suffered that started when he was just ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Iraqi Christians' flee violence, fear end of long history

The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Orthodox Church

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