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  1. Muslim and Christian clerics back climate activism with music, fastingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Coast Reporter

    Imam Ibrahim Saidy brought his symposiums and his monthly fasting to the Paris climate talks, hoping to call attention to the problems and injustice of global warming. The Muslim cleric from Norway came up with the idea of an environmental holy movement a year ago.


  2. Clerics promote climate justice with music, fastingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Park Record

    Imam Ibrahim Saidy brought his symposiums and his monthly fasting to the Paris climate talks, hoping to call attention to the problems and injustice of global warming. The Muslim cleric from Norway came up with the idea of an environmental holy movement a year ago.


  3. After pope's visit, hard work ahead for C. African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    " The Rev. Justin Nary opened his gate to nearly 800 Muslims threatened with death from the roving gangs of Christian militia fighters who even threatened to burn his church down.


  4. Pope Francis releases 'rock' album Wake Up! but his rapper pose is the viral hitRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Age

    Pope Francis has released a spoken-word album with rock backing, but an image of the Pontiff in a classic rap pose has been the big hit on social media. Photo: AP Los Angeles : He's a global spiritual pin-up who fills stadiums and thrills fans.


  5. Pope Orders Audit of Church's Wealth as Whistleblowers PursuedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Pope Francis, galvanized by a scandal over Vatican finances, has ordered the most powerful bodies in the city-state to launch an unprecedented audit of its wealth and crack down on runaway spending. At the suggestion of his economic chief, Cardinal George Pell, Francis has set up a "Working-Party for the Economic Future" which brings together the Secretariat of State, or prime minister's office, the Vatican Bank and other agencies.


  6. Religion Not Just a Private Affair, Affirms PopeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Catholic.net

    WASHINGTON, D.C., .- Benedict XVI says that any tendency to treat religion as a private matter should be resisted, and that faith should permeate every aspect of life. The Pope affirmed this today in an address to the bishops of the United States at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.


  7. .com | Suspected ISIS terror cell bust, pope targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    Four terrorist suspects accused of supporting the Islamic State militant group and targeting Pope Francis were arrested on Tuesday in a joint operation by Italian and Kosovar police, Italian authorities said. The Islamist Kosovars hailed last month's attacks in Paris on the internet and threatened further violence, the officials said.


  8. So Much History, So Little StudyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Commonweal

    The annual conventions of America's theologians and scholars of religion are great opportunities for non-American academics to get a sense of what's happening in the field. Yes, the old country has its European Society for Catholic Theology , but it can't yet aspire to be a hub of important activity like the Catholic Theological Society of America, the College Theology Society, or the American Academy of Religion .


  9. Roman Pope Francis hopes to visit Armenia in 2016Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    After a 6-day visit to Africa Pope Francis said at a meeting with journalists that he will visit Mexico in 2016 and expressed hope that will be able to visit Armenia as well. However, he noted that he is old for traveling.


  10. Duterte claims abuse in Catholic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday alleged that he was abused in a Catholic school when he was still a young boy. The Davao City mayor threatened to reveal his alleged experiences amid the furor caused by his expletive-laden speech Monday that included Pope Francis.


  11. The Pope does an ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Asked about fundamentalism and Islam at his press conference on the flight home from the Central African Republic yesterday, Pope Francis made sure to behold the beam in his own tradition's eye. "Fundamentalism," he said, is a disease that exists in all religions.


  12. Positivity: Seeking peace and mercy, Pope Francis opens the Holy Door of BanguiRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BizzyBlog.com

    Nov 29, 2015 / 09:20 pm .- "Bangui is today the spiritual capital of the world," Pope Francis said as he opened the Holy Door of Bangui's cathedral on Sunday-the first time a Pope has opened a Holy Door outside Rome. Pope Francis proclaimed: "We all pray for peace, mercy, reconciliation, pardon, love.


  13. The Pope goes popRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    The CD cover image of "Wake Up!" featuring extracts from Pope Francis' speeches in various languages, including English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. He's a global pinup who fills stadiums and thrills fans.


  14. Pope Francis Dismisses Question About Whether Condoms Can Be Used To Fight AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

    On his return trip Monday to Rome from visiting Africa, Pope Francis was asked whether condoms can be condoned in the fight against AIDS. During a visit to Africa, Pope Benedict XVI, Francis' predecessor, said that condoms could actually make the AIDS epidemic worse.


  15. Pope: Humanity on - Edge of Suicide'a Climate Agreement - Now or Nevera aRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    In his most apocalyptic language to date, Pope Francis told reporters aboard the papal plane returning from Africa that the COP21 climate change conference in Paris is the last chance for humanity to avert environmental destruction. The pope discussed global warming and other issues during an hour-long press conference aboard the papal plane following his six-day trip to Africa.


  16. Pope buoys besieged MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital on Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city that had been closed off for months because of retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militia fighters. Moments after he left, hundreds of Muslims who had essentially been barricaded inside by the armed Christian militias that stood guard around the perimeter burst into what had been a no-man's land only a day earlier.


  17. Holy Cross chosen as Pope's Mercy Church as part of Jubilee celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    HOLY CROSS Church is to be made a Jubilee Church as part of a 12-month festival called by Pope Francis. The Archbishop of Liverpool Malcolm McMahon will be at the Corporation Street church on Tuesday, December 8 to bless and open a door of mercy with a mass taking place at 12.15pm.


  18. Italian film on Pope Francis to be shown at Vatican to poor, homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    Chiamatemi Francesco [Call Me Francis], the first film on Pope Francis, will be released in theaters in Italy on December 3. A prescreening of the movie will take place in the Paul VI Audience Hall on December 1. L'Osservatore Romano reported that the Pope asked that the 7,000 tickets for the prescreening be distributed to the poor, the homeless, refugees, and those who work daily with the poor. All comments are moderated.


  19. Pope Francis Confirms Fact Of Receiving Invitation To ArmeniaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    POPE FRANCIS CONFIRMS FACT OF RECEIVING INVITATION TO ARMENIA YEREVAN, December 1. /ARKA/. Pope Francis confirmed the fact that he has received an invitation to visit Armenia.


  20. How Works of Mercy Help Marriagesby NR Interview - Humans are meant...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | National Review Online

    How to get there and live there? They propose that practicing works of mercy - feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, bearing wrongs patiently, comforting the afflicted, etc. - brings out the best in marriage.