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Vatican unexpectedly ends crackdown of US nun group

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has unexpectedly ended its controversial overhaul of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns, cementing a shift in tone and treatment of the U.S. sisters under the social justice-minded Pope Francis. The Vatican said … Continue reading

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Migrants ‘thrown overboard’ in religious row as toll climbs

Augusta (Italy) (AFP) – Italian police on Thursday said 12 African migrants had died after being thrown overboard by fellow passengers in the latest high-seas tragedy in the Mediterranean, as another 41 boat migrants were feared drowned in a separate … Continue reading

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Tennessee Senate shelves bill that would name Bible as state book

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – A proposal to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, a measure the state attorney general had said would be unconstitutional, was effectively dropped for the year on Thursday by the … Continue reading

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Vatican says pope considering adding Cuba stop to US trip in September but no decision made

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican says pope considering adding Cuba stop to US trip in September but no decision made. Article source: Article Source

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Vatican says pope considering adding Cuba stop to US trip in September but no decision made

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vatican says pope considering adding Cuba stop to US trip in September but no decision made. Article source: Article Source

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US Catholic Church shells out $150 mln over pedophilia

Washington (AFP) – The Catholic Church in the US forked out $120 million to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of clergy and $30 million on pedophile prevention programs over 12 months, according to an annual report. The bulk … Continue reading

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US Catholic Church shells out $150 mln over pedophilia

Washington (AFP) – The Catholic Church in the US forked out $120 million to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of clergy and $30 million on pedophile prevention programs over 12 months, according to an annual report. The bulk … Continue reading

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Pope hopes Milan world’s fair will help environmental effort

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says Milan’s world’s fair, which opens on May 1, can inspire decision-makers to help save the “health of the planet that God entrusted to the care of the human race.” Francis on Saturday praised … Continue reading

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Pope hopes Milan world’s fair will help environmental effort

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says Milan’s world’s fair, which opens on May 1, can inspire decision-makers to help save the “health of the planet that God entrusted to the care of the human race.” Francis on Saturday praised … Continue reading

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Pope urges global response to Italy boat people crisis

Rome (AFP) – Pope Francis on Saturday urged the international community to act over a deadly surge in the numbers of migrants attempting to reach Italy via perilous sea crossings from north Africa. The pontiff’s appeal came at the end … Continue reading

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