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Climate of change: The Catholic church’s dance with science

From Galileo to genetics, the Roman Catholic Church has danced with science, sometimes in a high-tension tango but more often in a supportive waltz. Pope Francis is about to introduce a new twist: global warming. The field of genetics was … Continue reading

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Dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel prize headed for mediation

ATLANTA (AP) — A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation, and lawyers for both sides said Wednesday they hope for a lasting resolution to issues … Continue reading

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Dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.’s Bible, Nobel medal heads for mediation

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) – A judge in Georgia agreed on Wednesday to appoint a mediator to help settle a dispute between the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s children over whether to sell his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal … Continue reading

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Hungarian Catholic university makes Holocaust education compulsory

Budapest (AFP) – A Catholic university in Hungary has made a course in Holocaust education mandatory for all its students, the first initiative of its kind in Europe according to Israel’s envoy to Budapest. From September, students at the Pazmany … Continue reading

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Vatican’s Australian-born budget chief cooperates with child abuse inquiry

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Vatican’s finance chief on Wednesday offered to testify at a child abuse inquiry in his home country of Australia, fending off accusations he had washed his hands of a problem that has plagued … Continue reading

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Pope’s finance chief ready to appear at Australia child abuse inquiry

Sydney (AFP) – Pope Francis’ finance chief said he was willing to give evidence at a child abuse inquiry in his native Australia, as the country’s most notorious paedophile priest gave evidence Wednesday. Cardinal George Pell — formerly the top … Continue reading

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Vatican bank profits soar as recovery, reform continues

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican bank says its profit soared by more than 20 times last year as it recovered from a trading loss and continued its reform process. The bank, officially called the Institute for Religious Works, said … Continue reading

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Vatican bank profits soar as recovery, reform continue

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican bank said Monday its profit soared by more than 20 times last year as it recovered from a trading loss and continued its reform process away from its scandal-marred past. The bank, officially called … Continue reading

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11-year protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoning

SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Parts of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken for someone’s living room, if not for the stained glass window depicting Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of impossible causes. Beds line the … Continue reading

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Saudi religious police berate gloveless woman

Riyadh (AFP) – A video of a Saudi religious policeman shouting at a veiled woman and barring her from entering a shop for not wearing gloves has gone viral on the Internet. The religious police, known as the Commission for … Continue reading

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