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3 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2014 / 06:02 am .- Pope Francis' upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.

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Related Topix: Evangelicals, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South America, World News, Brazil

8 hrs ago | National Review Online

George Weigel: Russia Is Sick

So he began his sermon with some essential truth-telling to the men and women about to deliberate the future of the Communist world's first independent, self-governing trade union.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Pope Francis And The Vatican Rescue A Christian From Being Killed by Muslims

Pope Francis and the Vatican have fought against the Islamic persecution of Christians, and this is illustrated by their heroic action of rescuing Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian convert from Islam, from being executed by the Muslim North Sudanese government.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Antichrist, Roman Catholic Church

The Heartland Institute

Capitalists Shouldn't Be Afraid of Pope Francis

All over the world, advocates of the free market are looking askance at Pope Francis.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Benedict Xvi, Rush Limbaugh

Switched

Pope Francis Enjoys Casual Cafeteria Lunch With Surprised Vatican Workers

Pope Francis popped in unannounced at the Vatican workers' cafeteria Friday and lined up, tray in hand, along with stunned diners.

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NorthJersey.com

Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Lebanon Daily News

Archbishop says pope will visit Philly in 2015, news service reports

Pope Francis gives a kiss to 2-year-old Annie Beazley at the Vatican on May 1. Watching closely is Annie's mother, Colleen.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Myrtle Creek, OR

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Mayor says it would be a extraordinary momenta if pope visited New York

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.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Beverages, Food, M and F Worldwide Corporation, Reuters

Switched

Muslim Gaza Refugees Find Shelter In Greek Orthodox Church

About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Religion, Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Catholic World News

Catholics reportedly upset by Pope's plans to visit Protestant congregation in Caserta

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 .

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Related Topix: Italy, World News,

The Washington Post

Rep. Ryan talks about repairing the safety net

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Asbury Park Press

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza warIsrael swears in new...

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.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Shimon Peres, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

Daily Mail

Zoe Saldana 'pregnant with twins' with husband Marco Perego

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)

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith

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.

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Click2Houston

Sudanese Christian woman arrives in Rome

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

WTEN-TV Albany

Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death

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.

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Related Topix: Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

WYFF-TV Greenville

Sudanese Christian woman arrives in Rome

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.

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IcNetwork

Number of Catholic priests who have been defrocked for sex abuse revealed

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.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Korea Herald

BOK to issue coins honoring pope's visit

South Korea's central bank said Thursday it will release a set of commemorative coins to celebrate Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the country next month.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Independent.ie

Pope 'updated' on church in Ireland

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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church, Roman Catholic Church

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