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Breaking News: Pope's apology on child sexual abuse fails to placate those abused by priests
   
Posted by: aymaan30

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2014-04-14 08:32:00 -0700 | causes-news

In a strongly worded speech, Pope Francis sought forgiveness from victims of sexual abuse, assuring imposition of harsh penalties on priests who harm children. The apology marks a shift in the stand of Roman Catholic Church’s defense of the clerical...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis says Catholic Church could accept some forms of same-sex civil unions
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2014-03-09 14:17:33 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

Pope Francis has indicated that the Catholic Church could consider accepting certain types of same-sex civil unions as a way of gaining access to benefits such as health care and to guarantee property rights. However, he was careful to reaffirm...
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Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-12-27 14:07:14 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

Several polls over the course of this past year found that more Americans approve of cockroaches than they approve of Congress. President Barack Obama's recent 41 percent approval rating, even though it hasn't dropped in the last month, also includes...
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Breaking News: Rush Limbaugh owes Pope Francis apology
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-12-06 21:37:45 -0800 | political-news

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), before he was elected, wrote a book titled, “Rush Limbaugh is a big, fat idiot.” Franken later thought the title a bit harsh and apologized. "I should have never called him fat," said Franken with a...
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Breaking News: Obama meets the pope: Hope and change?
   
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2014-03-23 13:05:18 -0700 | political-news

President Barack Obama will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican March 27. For an American president to meet with the leader of the Roman Catholic Church is nothing new – Obama met Benedict XVI in 2009, but Pope Francis...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis: Unrestrained capitalism is the 'new global tyranny'
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-12-06 21:37:45 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

In his first major work issued Tuesday, which elaborates further on his chosen theme of wealth inequality and poverty, Pope Francis issued a strong criticism of the global capitalist economic and financial system, describing it as the “new tyranny.” Pope...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis continues to rock with his picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2014-02-03 11:07:53 -0800 | political-news

It is every rocker's dream to get his picture on the cover of “Rolling Stone." Such an event can launch the career of an up-and-coming rocker, lending legitimacy and credence to the rocker. It's not just rock and roll stars,...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis' time as Person of the Year is now
   
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-12-15 12:07:07 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

Time Magazine’s decision to name Pope Francis its Person of the Year is an excellent choice regardless of which religion you observe. For practicing Catholics, the pope has sometimes been a controversial figure. Some may consider his statements, including one...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis — 'revolutionary Gospel preacher'
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-12-05 04:52:59 -0800 | political-news

"Pope Francis has surprised the world because he embraces the Christian calling to destabilize and to challenge. As the first leader of the Catholic Church from the Southern Hemisphere, he is especially mindful of the ways in which unregulated capitalism...
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Breaking News: Pope Francis displays bone fragments believed to be remains of St. Peter
   
Posted by: Punditty

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-11-28 15:23:44 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

Pope Francis on Sunday publicly displayed bone fragments believed to be the partial remains of St. Peter, one of Jesus’ Twelve Apostles and the first Bishop of Rome. During an open air Mass in St. Peter’s Square, Francis removed eight...
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Breaking News: Report: NSA spied on the pope and Vatican cardinals
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-11-02 12:58:34 -0700 | sports-news

An exclusive report by an Italian magazine, Panorama, alleges that the NSA listened to Vatican phone calls and even wire-tapped the apartment where Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, future Pope Francis, was staying. In a press release ahead of its latest...
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Breaking News: Boy in yellow makes friends with Pope Francis during address to families, refugees (Video)
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-11-01 13:53:06 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

Yellow is the color of the sun, of happiness, and some believe it represents courage and a desire for knowledge. In ancient religions, yellow often represented deities. On Sunday, a little boy wearing a bright yellow shirt decided he wanted...
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Breaking News: Pope orders ‘luxury bishop' out of his diocese
   
Posted by: nicanorr

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-10-27 14:12:11 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

Pope Francis orders a German Roman Catholic priest out of his diocese Wednesday for over spending Church money in contrast with the pontiff’s call for austerity. A Vatican statement said Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of Limburg who allegedly spend 31...
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Posted by: arkar

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2014-01-01 13:42:02 -0800 | spirituality-religion-news

Pope Francis announced that two of his predecessors will be canonized or made saints, with the declaration of their sainthood scheduled shortly after Easter next year. The decision was made by the present pontiff of the Catholic Church in July,...
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Breaking News: Benedict breaks silence, but does that help?
   
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Vatican City :: Vatican City | updated 2013-09-30 18:07:08 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI broke a months-long silence Tuesday kept since he left the papacy back in February in order to defend the Catholic Church’s response to child sexual abuse scandals that has roiled the world community for years. In a...
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