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ROME Pope Francis called out Christians in a sermon Thursday,


Pope Francis suggested it would be better to be an atheist than to lead a double life, exploit people or manage a greedy business.   “So many Christians are like this, and these people scandalize others,” Francis said during morning Mass … Continue reading

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Archives Show Vatican Tried to Stop Armenian Genocide


  Monument to the Armenian genocide of 1894-96 and 1915-16, in Yerevan, Armenia. (Pietro Basilico/Dreamstime) Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 10:15 AM By Aleteia.org  VATICAN CITY — Why did Pope Francis’ controversial comments on Sunday about the “Armenian Genocide” cause such … Continue reading

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Kirk Moderator meets Pope Francis


  The moderator presented the Pope with a Dove of Peace (The modern Church of Scotland is Reformed and Presbyterian. The history of how it grew into its present shape starts more than 1,500 years ago. This gesture between the … Continue reading

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“The Pope’s homily today is his mission statement.”


Pope Francis Slams ‘Prejudiced Mentality’ Of Believers Who Fearfully Cling To Religious Laws Religion News Service  |  By David Gibson Posted: 02/15/2015 1:01 pm EST Updated: 3 hours ago VATICAN CITY (RNS) In a powerful sermon that signaled his desire … Continue reading

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True liberation theology was always perfectly in line with the church’s social teaching about the poor that Francis widely embraces?


 Liberation Theology hailed at Vatican as founder gets hero’s welcome Published February 25, 2014 Associated Press VATICAN CITY –  The founder of liberation theology, the Latin American-inspired Catholic theology advocating for the poor, has received a hero’s welcome at the … Continue reading

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POPE FRANCIS CHALLENGES CURRENT PRACTICES AGAIN


US bishops shouldn’t preach particular ideology, Pope Francis rep says Published November 11, 2013 Associated Press Nov. 11, 2013: Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans, center, listens to a report as he sits with fellow bishops at the United States … Continue reading

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Pope Francis meeting with Putin could help mend Catholic-Orthodox relations


  by OCP on November 7, 2013 inSha   Philip Pullella  – 7/11/13 Pope Francis will receive Russian President Vladimir Putin on November 25, an encounter that could help mend strained relations between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church. Russian-Vatican … Continue reading

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