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3 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

On the Dangers of 'Parish' Sins

Below is a translation of the Pope's address during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square.


7 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

When Catholics Become a Peace Church

In October, Pax Christi will buy a full-page ad in the National Catholic Reporter prior to the annual meeting of the U.S. bishops.


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11 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Polish diplomat raises extradition for Vatican official accused of sex abuse

VATICAN CITY Poland's ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.


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14 hrs ago | Deseret News

Is James Foley a martyr? A brutal death sparks a faith-based debate

Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston, Friday, May 27, 2011.


Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Interview: Indie 'Gone Doggy Gone' Explores Furbabies, Dog Culture

As "Time" reported earlier this month, Pope Francis suggested that married couples focus on having babies instead of treating "four-legged friends" as children.


19 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Pope: division is the greatest sin of Christian communities

Vatican City, Aug 27, 2014 / 05:04 am .- During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke on the unity and holiness of the Church, stating that despite the fact we are sinners, we are called to live as a community centered on Christ.


22 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Popes have promulgated The Way

Fantastic! Thank you, Tim Rohr, for maintaining the Neocatechumenal Way in the forefront of the media .


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Leave us alone, China tells the Pope: Officials warn Francis not to ...

Leave us alone, China tells the Pope: Officials warn Francis not to 'interfere' in atheist country's religion after he said he wanted to visit Chinese officials have warned Pope Francis not to 'interfere' with their country's religion, following a series of overtures from the pontiff to the officially atheist nation.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Windsor Beacon

Detroit cardinal remembered as 'man of deep faith'

"He was always a man of deep faith," recalled the Archbishop of Hartford in Connecticut Leonard Blair, a former auxiliary bishop in Detroit.


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St. Anthony Messenger

Pope prays for peace in Ukraine

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, his wife and son light candles in Kiev's St. Sofia Cathedral.


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DFW Catholic

A refreshed Benedict XVI captivates students with homily

Vatican City, Aug 26, 2014 / 12:31 pm .- Participants in the annual Ratzinger "schulerkreis" study group were overjoyed at seeing the retired pontiff in good health, noting that they were deeply moved by his homily on the triumph of God's love.


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Common Dreams

Pope Francis urged to rid the Vatican of investments in fossil fuels

The global climate campaign 350.org and partners launched a new campaign today urging Pope Francis to divest the Vatican Bank from all investments in the fossil fuel industry and publicly support the growing movement to divest from fossil fuels.


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News Max

Pope Donates $1 Million to Religious Refugees in Iraq

Francis' Personal Envoy, Cardinal Filoni, Discusses Needs Seen on Recent Visit From Aleteia.org Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from their homes, according to his personal envoy to the country.


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


Why Philly Businesses Will Gladly Pay Millions for the Pope and DNC

Fact: If the Democratic National Committee decides to hold its 2016 convention in Philadelphia the cost could range anywhere from $50-$75 million dollars.


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Pope Francis and the Next Generation of Theologians

School is beginning again. . . and I was asked a question to which I am not sure I know the answer.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion


An intimate family farewell to a real man of peace

THEY could have asked any number of distinguished politicians, judges, medics or members of the business community, any of whom would have been honoured to be selected for this small but significant honour at a State funeral.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Pope Offers Condolences to Family of James Foley in Message Read at Memorial Mass

A letter of condolence was sent on behalf of Pope Francis to the family of American journalist James Foley, who was murdered by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

National Catholic Reporter

2014 airstrikes in Iraq offer contrast to 2003

On Aug. 8, the United States began dropping bombs in Iraq again. The airstrikes, the first major U.S. military involvement in Iraq since President Barack Obama pulled out combat troops in 2011, are intended to thwart a hyperviolent jihadist group called the Islamic State, which is storming northern Iraq in an effort to establish an Islamic ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Washington Post

Defrocked diplomat may become first priest accused of sexual abuse to be tried at the Vatican

The world may be about to witness a first: the Vatican putting on trial one of its own officials for sexual abuse.


ABC News

Tributes flowing for Qld barrister Cedric Hampson

ELEANOR HALL: Tributes are flowing for a Queensland barrister, whom colleagues are calling a legal legend.