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Pope condemns extraordinary renditions in law talk

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has condemned the practice of extraordinary renditions used by the CIA after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. In a speech to the International Association of Penal Law on Thursday, Francis also called life prison … Continue reading

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Christian Bale to play Apple’s Steve Jobs

Los Angeles (AFP) – Oscar-winner Christian Bale — best known for his star turn as Batman in the blockbuster “Dark Knight” films — will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. “We needed the best actor on the … Continue reading

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Pope brands life in prison a hidden death sentence

Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis on Thursday branded life-long prison terms “a hidden death sentence” in an attack on “penal populism” that included severe criticism of countries that facilitate torture. In a wide-ranging speech to a delegation from the … Continue reading

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Pope praises Bayern Munich after Roma rout

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis welcomed the victorious Bayern Munich team to the Vatican after its 7-1 Champions League rout of Roma, telling the players Wednesday they “played a wonderful game” and receiving a signed jersey and ball in … Continue reading

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Pope Francis plays long game to reform Catholic Church

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – After winning praise around the world for his fresh and open style, the honeymoon period seems to be over for Pope Francis. A tumultuous two-week Vatican synod exposed polarization in the Catholic Church over his push … Continue reading

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Pope to visit Turkey as region’s Christians flee Islamic State persecution

ROME (Reuters) – Pope Francis will travel to Turkey next month, the Vatican said on Tuesday, his first visit to the predominantly Muslim country which has become a refuge for Christians fleeing persecution by Islamic State militants in neighboring Syria … Continue reading

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Church official pleads guilty in looting case

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston church official who claimed in an autobiography that he was an enforcer for gangster James “Whitey” Bulger pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges that he looted his church’s assets. Edward MacKenzie Jr. is … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan snap polls cast doubt on Pope’s visit

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka on Tuesday asked the government to clarify its plans for a snap presidential election, amid fears the polls will scupper a planned visit by the Pope. Sri Lanka has not yet announced an election … Continue reading

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Pope to visit Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia in Turkey

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit sites that recall Turkey’s often-tumultuous history at a cultural crossroads between continents and faiths during a three-day visit to the country next month. The Vatican announced Tuesday that Francis’ first stop on … Continue reading

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Catholic bishops scrap watered-down welcome to gays in document in sign of deep division.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops scrap watered-down welcome to gays in document in sign of deep division. Religion Beliefs Society Culture Article source: Article Source

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