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Pope to take on hot EU topics in Strasbourg visit

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis will deliver his first public speech about Europe on Tuesday, likely to focus on complex continental issues such as high jobless rates among the young, and immigration. The pontiff’s whirlwind, four-hour visit to the … Continue reading

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Pope to take on hot EU topics in Strasbourg visit

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis will deliver his first public speech about Europe on Tuesday, likely to focus on complex continental issues such as high jobless rates among the young, and immigration. The pontiff’s whirlwind, four-hour visit to the … Continue reading

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Egyptian leader meets pope, Italian premier

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the Egyptian president exchanged warm greetings during a private meeting Monday in which the pontiff emphasized Egypt’s role in establishing peace in the Middle East. Francis and Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi met for about 20 … Continue reading

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Egyptian leader meets pope, Italian premier

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the Egyptian president exchanged warm greetings during a private meeting Monday in which the pontiff emphasized Egypt’s role in establishing peace in the Middle East. Francis and Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi met for about 20 … Continue reading

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Catholic officials see pope visit as a rebirth

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s archbishop said Monday that hosting Pope Francis in the city next year during his first U.S. visit as pontiff could foster a “rebirth” for an archdiocese that has struggled with financial problems and sex abuse scandals … Continue reading

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Catholic officials see pope visit as a rebirth

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s archbishop said Monday that hosting Pope Francis in the city next year during his first U.S. visit as pontiff could foster a “rebirth” for an archdiocese that has struggled with financial problems and sex abuse scandals … Continue reading

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Pope to raffle gifts given to him to raise money for the poor

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Want a white Panama hat owned by the pope? Now is your chance. Pope Francis is raffling off the Homero Ortega brand hat, a new four-wheel-drive Fiat Panda, bicycles, an espresso coffee machine, watches and other … Continue reading

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Indian police storm religious leader’s compound to find six dead

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian police on Wednesday deployed water cannon and a baton charge in storming the hermitage of a self-styled religious leader who is resisting arrest for murder, discovering six bodies in an operation to evacuate thousands of … Continue reading

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Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

By Isla Binnie VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their “creative” commitment to helping the poor. Francis added to the roster of Catholic saints a Keralan mystic nun, an … Continue reading

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Church members each get $500 to do good for world

CHICAGO (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone. LaSalle Street Church had received a tidy $1.6 million from a real estate … Continue reading

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