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  1. Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many waysRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    NEW YORK >> When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff.

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  2. Religious education leader a national award finalistRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | El Paso Times

    Each week, Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez racks up to 700 miles on her car, reaching out to catechists in the rural areas of the El Paso Catholic Diocese. Covering nine counties and 21 communities, Gonzalez is teaching the teachers of religion each month, whether it's only one catechist in Marathon or a group of 85 in Pecos.

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  3. Beheaded Syriac bishop beatified a century after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    Pope Francis on Sunday praised a Syriac Catholic bishop who has been beatified in Lebanon, a century after he his beheading by Ottoman forces during a wave of religiously motivated killings in Syria. Flavien Michel Melki, murdered for refusing to renounce Christianity, was officially recognized by Pope Francis as a "martyr" of the Catholic Church earlier this month.

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  4. Chaput on Pope: Jesus Didn't Care About LogisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus prayer from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter's square on Aug. 30, 2015 at the Vatican. Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, in a Sunday op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer , urged people to "be not afraid" to attend events in Philadelphia during Pope Francis' September visit.

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  5. Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants, including the 71 who perished in a smuggler's truck on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Francis on Sunday invited faithful in St. Peter's Square in Rome to pray silently with him for migrants who die "on their terrible journeys."

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  6. Pope Francis a stranger to the U.S. in many waysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus prayer from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St.Peter's square on August 30, 2015 at the Vatican. Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus prayer from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St.Peter's square on August 30, 2015 at the Vatican.

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  7. Pope Francis condemns crimes against refugees that 'offend human family'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | UPI

    Pope Francis urged people to work together to prevent crimes against refugees three days after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found within a truck in Austria. The pontiff prayed for God "to help us to cooperate effectively to prevent these crimes, which offend the entire human family."

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  8. Deadline Is Monday to Enter for Tickets to See the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    On Thursday, Sept. 24, Pope Francis will become the first leader of the Holy See to address a joint meeting of Congress.

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  9. Report: - Francis Effect' Prompts Six in Ten American Catholics to Support Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    Support for gay marriage is higher among American Catholics than it is in the general population, a new study claims, with one in six Catholics giving the go-ahead to same sex unions. The study comes as Catholics worldwide urge Pope Francis to clarify the Church's position on marriage.

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  10. Holy capitalismRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    As Pope Francis prepares for his historic visit to the United States next month, Washington is bracing for the arrival of one of the most popular popes in memory with a familiar mix of joyful anticipation and dread. Some, however, are hoping to cash in... The owner of Royal Bobbles is one of the many manufacturers, vendors and artists producing a heavenly host of commemorative baubles - and bobbles - that will surround Pope Francis on his visit to Washington, New York and Philadelphia next month.

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  11. The Catholic Church's mafioso fantasies: Why the Pope really...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Salon

    Can it be a mere coincidence that God figures in the first part of the moniker of the most celebrated Mafia boss in history, Don Vito Corleone? Certainly not. The similarities between the two are just too striking.

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  12. SOS to Pope Francis: It's soulsthat need saving not the environmentRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    In a surrealistic world the pope's coming to America is somewhat like Cleopatra coming to Mark Antony.

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  13. Pope Francis mourns death of 71 migrants who suffocated in abandoned truckRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Aug 30, 2015 / 04:51 am .- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis lamented the death of 71 migrants mostly from war-torn Syria whose bodies were found in an abandoned truck on an Austrian highway, offering prayers for the victims. "Unfortunately in the past few days many migrants have lost their lives in their terrible journeys.

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  14. Pope Francis: conversion isn't just an appearance - it's a matter of the heartRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Aug 30, 2015 / 07:07 am .- In his Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis said that merely obeying the rules isn't enough to make us holy, but that if we truly want to serve God our conversion has to be deeper, changing the heart. "It's not exterior things which make us holy or not holy, but it's the heart that expresses our intentions, our choices and the desire to do everything out of love for God," the Pope told pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square Aug. 30. "External attitudes are the consequence of what we have decided in the heart, not the contrary: with external attitudes, if the heart doesn't change, we aren't true Christians."

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  15. The Pope and the PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    The pope's contribution to the climate debate builds on the words of his predecessors - in the first few pages he quotes from John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul II, and Benedict XVI - but clearly for those prelates ecological questions were secondary. He also cites the pathbreaking work of Bartholomew, the Orthodox leader sometimes called the "green patriarch"; others, from the Dalai Lama to Anglican archbishop Desmond Tutu, have spoken eloquently on this issue as well.

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  16. Pope Francis 'praises gay children's book' banned in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... on homosexuality, divorce and other issues that have been staunchly condemned by his predecessors. While Pope Benedict XVI had suggested being gay was to destroy the "essence of the human creature", Francis famously told the world shortly after he ...

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  17. Pope visit good for cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fox News

    In late September, Pope Francis will become the fourth pope ever to visit the United States, making trips to Washington D.C., New York City and Philadelphia. Naturally, this has followers scrambling to book a ticket to the three cities, and hoteliers are currently strategizing to maximize profits.

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  18. Rabbis back far-right Jewish activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Israel Broadcast Authority employees holds signs as they protest against planned dismissals in Jerusalem on August 30, 2015 The government comes to an agreement with the Israel Broadcasting Authority that heads off the firing of some 430 workers. In order to save the 430 jobs, the government has agreed to shelve a clause in a new public broadcasting bill that calls on the authority to immediately begin slashing NIS 10 million from its budget every month.

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  19. Syriac bishop beatified century after beheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    A Syriac Catholic bishop has been beatified in Lebanon, a century after he was beheaded in Syria by Ottoman security forces during a wave of religiously motivated killings. Flavien Michel Melki, who was murdered for refusing to renounce Christianity, was officially recognized by Pope Francis as a "martyr" of the Catholic church earlier this month.

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  20. Dying Scot set to meet the Pope after Archbishop steps in to grant final wishRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    CORINNE BARBER set up a GoFundMe page to raise the money to take her to the Vatican and Archbishop Cushley, who is a friend of Pope Francis, is trying to get a papal audience. A DYING Scot whose last wish is to make a pilgrimage to the Vatican looks set to meet the Pope .

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