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  1. Europe's next dictator? The 11-year-old boy with the golden gun set for powerRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Daily Star

    ... joined his old man at the UN in New York where the pair met Barack and Michelle Obama. He has also met Pope Benedict XVI and the socialist former president of Venezuela Hugo Chavez who he high-fived. It sets the stage for the boy the dictator's ...


  2. Vatican seeks to quell talk of letter to pope on familyRead the original story

    32 min ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Vatican spokesman on Tuesday denounced the leak of a private letter to Pope Francis by conservative cardinals complaining about the way his big family meeting is being run. But he reminded those responsible that the meeting procedures are set and that they're duty-bound to stick with them.


  3. APT Index: September Restaurant Sales Up 3.8%; Restaurant Sales Down During Pope's VisitRead the original story

    49 min ago | PRWeb

    Applied Predictive Technologies announced today that the APT Index of restaurant sales increased 3.8% nationwide in September 2015 compared to September of last year. The increase was driven by a 3.8% increase in check size.


  4. APT Index: September Retail Sales Up 1.8%; Retail Sales Down During...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Applied Predictive Technologies announced today that the APT Index of in-store retail sales was up 1.8% nationwide in September 2015 compared to September of last year, driven by a 1.9% increase in transaction size. Sales for Labor Day Weekend* were up 5.2%, as the weekend began in September this year versus August last year.


  5. Conservative cardinals accuse Pope Francis of stacking the cards against themRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus prayer from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St Peter's Square in the Vatican on August 30, 2015 Conservative cardinals have accused Pope Francis of stacking the cards against them in an ongoing battle over issues including the Church's approach to gays and to divorced and remarried believers, it emerged Monday. In a letter sent to the pontiff on October 5, the opening day of a Church synod on the family, a group of cardinals described procedures for three weeks of discussions as "designed to facilitate predetermined results on important disputed questions."


  6. 'New Vatileaks' says cardinalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ANSA.it

    Rome, October 13 - Conservative cardinals indicated as signatories of a letter to Pope Francis leaked to the press on Monday expressing concerns about the synod on the family distanced themselves from its publication Tuesday, saying those responsible had intended to create divisions among participants. "I am not saying if I signed it or not," Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said in an interview with newspaper Corriere della Sera.


  7. Why this guy is running (yes, running) from Arctic Norway to ParisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    When I called up Erlend Moster Knudsen on Monday, the climate scientist already had run more than 21 miles since morning - and was expecting to complete a marathon by nightfall. But Knudsen, a 29-year-old who holds a Ph.D. in Arctic climate studies, and who is trying to raise awareness about the plight of the Arctic as the world warms, has been running similarly batty distances almost every day since August 3. He's carrying a backpack that weighs more than 30 pounds , stuffed with food and a sleeping bag.


  8. New book tells of our need to care for worldRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Derry Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A former teacher at St Mary's College will launch her latest work at Veritas bookshop on Shipquay Street this Thursday evening at 7pm.


  9. Vatileaks back? Letter mystery at Church synodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... Gerhard Ludwig Muller, calling for those responsible for giving it to Magister to be found. In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI's butler engineered a series of leaks that embarrassed the Vatican, revealing as they did fierce infighting in the highest ...


  10. Ugandan bishops: as papal visit approaches, reduce gap between faith and lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    "In a country like ours where unity and national consensus has eluded us for decades, the Pope comes as a bridge builder," the bishops said in their October 8 statement. "This demands of us to imitate Christ, who came to serve rather than to be served; it invites us to be servants to one another."


  11. Junipo Serraa s unsaintly historyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

    I greeted the pope's visit with enthusiasm. I might not be Catholic, but I appreciate Francis for his humility, his kindness, and his call for action to address the climate crisis.


  12. Toddler 'used as shield' in mafia warRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A toddler killed in a clan war which prompted Pope Francis to excommunicate all mafia members was being used as a human shield by his grandfather, Italy's top anti-mafia prosecutor said on Monday. Italian police said two people had carried out the bloody attack, which saw three-year-old "Coco" Campolongo shot in the head alongside his grandfather Giuseppe Iannicelli and his grandfather's Moroccan girlfriend in a mob hit linked to drug-dealing territory.


  13. CDF prefect deplores leaking of letterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    Cardinal Gerhard Mller, the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, told the Milan-based newspaper Corriere della Sera that he would neither confirm nor deny signing a letter to Pope Francis expressing concerns about the methodology of the Synod of Bishops and the content of its working document. "This is a new Vatileaks," he said, referring to the leaking of Vatican documents in 2012.


  14. Cancer patient transforms IV pole for fun photo projectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    A 21-year-old medical student has turned to photographic fun to bring some cheer to others during her chemotherapy. Tessa Calder, a fourth-year student at the University of New South Wales, has entertained hundreds of friends over the past six months with a series of posed photos featuring her newest companion - an IV pole.


  15. Diverse synod groups united in concern over 'gender ideology'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Oct 13, 2015 / 12:46 am .- Despite the significant differences among the 13 small groups that are discussing the working document at the Synod on the Family, the majority are in agreement that gender ideology poses a serious challenge for families in the modern world. Seven of the bishops' working groups which are divided by language mention gender ideology as one of their major concerns and suggest that the synod's working document does not sufficiently address the issue.


  16. Uganda in pictures...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Vision

    From happy students enjoying a merry-go-round thrill, to giving Namugongo Martyrs' Shrine the sheen it needs ahead of the pontiff's visit, dive into the latest that's been going around town . . . Men busy at work at the Uganda Martyrs' Shrine in Munyonyo ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Uganda late November.


  17. Make My DayKARL the Curmudgeon Hates the Oxford CommaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | American Reporter

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- "So, Kid, what do you think about this whole serial comma business?" asked Karl, my friend and part-time curmudgeon.


  18. Column: Pope Francis in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

    In late September, Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, came to the United States. It was his first visit to our country.


  19. Ar EssayREFORMING the Catholic ChurchRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Most recently, Pope Benedict XVI sent a special team to Ireland to review the public evidence over massive clerical pedophilia in that once devout nation. The team was headed up by Sean Cardinal O'Malley of Boston, who had won plaudits over his handling of a similar mess in Boston.


  20. Is the boy with the golden gun being groomed to rule Belarus?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    He is 11 years old but has already attended the U.N. General Assembly, had his picture taken with U.S. President Barack Obama and met a pope - and he has his own golden gun. Meet Kolya, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko's illegitimate son who some believe is being groomed to succeed his authoritarian father, a man once dubbed Europe's last dictator.