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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.
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.
All over the world, advocates of the free market are looking askance at Pope Francis.
Pope Francis popped in unannounced at the Vatican workers' cafeteria Friday and lined up, tray in hand, along with stunned diners.
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.
Pope Francis gives a kiss to 2-year-old Annie Beazley at the Vatican on May 1. Watching closely is Annie's mother, Colleen.
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.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 07:36 am
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