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  1. What Tim Kaine, Donald Trump and Pope Francis Have In CommonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Time

    Hillary Clinton's VP pick was educated by Jesuit priests; he remains a devout Catholic-and he supports abortion rights Answer: all three men were educated by Jesuits, a religious order of Catholic priests whose most famous member is the Pope himself. For Trump, his two years at Fordham University, a Jesuit school in the Bronx, seem to leave little impact on his life.

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  2. Vatican raises defense of pope's family paperRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Vatican is striking back at conservative critics of Pope Francis' landmark document on family life, ratcheting up its defense of the pope with new vigor as bishops begin implementing the document around the world. The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano on Wednesday carried a lengthy essay by an Italian Catholic historian insisting that Francis' "The Joy of Love" was absolutely in line with his predecessors and church doctrine on the thorny issue of whether divorced and civilly remarried Catholics can receive Communion.

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  3. Positivity: Bishop Paprocki - Don't be misled, Archbishop Chaput got it right on marriageRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | BizzyBlog.com

    Some news reports got it wrong: Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput's guidelines on Holy Communion and divorce-and-remarriage were "certainly correct" and in line with Pope Francis and Catholic teaching, an Illinois bishop has said. "The Bible clearly teaches about the proper disposition to receive Holy Communion in the First Letter to the Corinthians," Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois said July 15. St. Paul says in that letter that those who receive unworthily will be "guilty of profaning the body and blood of the Lord."

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  4. Born July 23: Pope Clement XIRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News

    Born July 23, 1649, in Urbino, Italy, Giovanni Francesco Albani would become Pope Clement XI when he was ordained Nov. 23, 1700, following three days of consultation before the 51-year-old cardinal agreed to accept the monumental responsibilities. Clement XI originated from a noble family with some Albanian ancestry, and he was, in fact, honored by that nation in 2007 with his portrait on a pair of se-tenant stamps denominated 30-lek and 120l .

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  5. Time is now to end centuries of prejudice against Gypsies, pope...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Treated to music, dance and songs reflecting a unique mix of cultures and languages, Pope Francis called for greater respect, integration and care of Gypsy communities. "The time has come for uprooting centuries-old prejudices, preconceptions and mutual distrust that often are the basis for discrimination, racism, and xenophobia," he said.

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  6. Don't Buy the Media Labels on Tim Kaine: 'Centrist' or 'Devout Catholic'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    Hillary Clinton's selection of Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate is already creating one distortion of reality: that Kaine is somehow a "centrist." His American Conservative Union rating score in his first three years in the Senate is 0.00.

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  7. Vatican ratchets up defense of pope's family documentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Vatican is striking back at conservative critics of Pope Francis' landmark document on family life, ratcheting up its defense of the pope with new vigor as bishops begin implementing the document around the world. The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano on Wednesday carried a lengthy essay by an Italian Catholic historian insisting that Francis' "The Joy of Love" was absolutely in line with his predecessors and church doctrine on the thorny issue of whether divorced and civilly remarried Catholics can receive Communion.

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  8. A Canadian comedian has been ordered to pay $42,000 for insulting a disabled childRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    French-Canadian comedian Mike Ward is planning to fight a decision ordering him to pay tens of thousands of dollars to a child singer with disabilities, who was the butt of one of his jokes. "I'm disappointed and a little embarrassed to be Canadian.

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    17 hrs ago | Iobserve

    Seventy parishioners from parishes in western Massachusetts began their pilgrimage to World Youth Day in a very appropriate way - with prayer. Before the group departed from Mary Mother of Hope Church, here, to Logan International Airport in Boston, this evening, July 22, they attended a specal sendoff Mass.

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  10. Hillary's VP Defies Religious StereotypeBy Jay MichaelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Look closer at Clinton's VP pick and you'll find a figure who belies conventional assumptions about religion and politics. According to conventional wisdom, Hillary Clinton's VP pick, Senator Tim Kaine , is the boring, safe choice: uninspiring to progressives, a white dude, but a competent centrist from a swing state.

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  11. Exclusive: New Developments In Little Sisters Of The Poor CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Sister Chantal Peyton of the Little Sisters of the Poor, in Newark, Delaware, , uses a pair of binoculars next to Sister Julie Horseman of the Little Sisters of the Poor, in Washington D.C., in the stadium before Pope Benedict XVI conducts Mass in Washington Nationals Park during his visit to the United States, April 17, 2008. REUTERS/Larry Downing - RTR1ZL8V The Department of Health and Human Services is taking new steps toward resolving a dispute with the Little Sisters of the Poor over the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned, after the Supreme Court demanded the two groups work out a compromise.

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  12. Vatican starts hiring freeze, forbids overtime in effort to cut costsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    The Vatican announced an immediate end to new hires, wage-increases and overtime in an effort to cut costs and offset budget shortfalls. Pope Francis, with input from the Vatican's central accounting office, also determined that volunteers could be used to help provide the labor needed to make up for the hiring freeze and eventual attrition.

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  13. Be generous givers of mercy, not condemnation, disapproval, pope saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2013 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    God wants people to be generous and merciful, not full of condemnation toward others, Pope Francis said. God is well aware of "our miseries, our difficulties, even our sins, and he gives all of us this merciful heart," capable of being loving and merciful toward others, he told pilgrims gathered outside the papal summer villa.

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  14. a Lumen Fideia : Encyclical illustrates continuity of two papacies, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2013 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    Presenting Pope Francis' new encyclical and acknowledging how much of it was prepared by retired Pope Benedict XVI, top Vatican officials hailed it as a unique expression of the development of papal teaching and unity in faith. "It is a fortunate coincidence that this text was written, so to speak, by the hands of two popes," said Archbishop Gerhard Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, at a news conference July 5 marking the release of " Lumen Fidei " .

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  15. Papal butlera s lawyers ask Vatican for house arrest for their clientRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2012 | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

    ... to return to his Vatican apartment with his wife and three children. Paolo Gabriele, private assistant to Pope Benedict XVI, is seen at left in the front seat of the popemobile as the pontiff arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's ...

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  16. Pope issues new norms for women's contemplative religious communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Catholic World News

    With the apostolic constitution Vultum Dei Quaerere , the Pope calls for a renewal of women's contemplative communities, listing a dozen key points that should guide those communities in revising their statutes. The Pope emphasizes the vital role that women's contemplative religious orders play in the life of the Church, noting that the women's orders have traditionally been larger than, and often set the tone for, men's contemplative orders.

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  17. Priest & deacon association seek fraternity, continuity & clarity with mercy & compassionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Religion News Service

    ... any need to make the church politically correct or embrace moral relativism. The Petrine ministry of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis are not diametrically opposed nor are they in conflict, rather, both the didactic and the pastoral lungs work ...

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  18. Priest and Deacon Association Seek Fraternity and ClarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Newswire

    ... any need to make the church politically correct or embrace moral relativism. The Petrine ministry of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis are not diametrically opposed nor are they in conflict, rather, both the didactic and the pastoral lungs work ...

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  19. The Catechism Of ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    How an autonomous TV channel created to project vox populi from the ranked benches of Lok Sabha was brought under the govt's thumb On my posting news of my exit from Lok Sabha Television on Facebook, many friends expressed shades of cynicism that have now become synonymous with our times. "What did you expect?" some asked.

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  20. Blame Canada: Human Rights Tribunal Orders Comedian to Pay $42K for Offensive JokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    Onstage at the Just for Laugh's festival in Montreal, comedian Mike Ward shared how he found out Quebec's Human Rights Tribunal was suing him for a joke they deemed offensive. "One day the caller ID read: Human Rights Tribunal," he said, according to CBC News .

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