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National Catholic Reporter
Is Francis a pope for Asia?The following is that interview, reprinted with permission. Phan: It is provid
Is Francis a pope for Asia?
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 hours ago
The following is that interview, reprinted with permission. Phan: It is providential that this interview takes place right after Pope Francis's [May 24] promulgation of his encyclical "Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home." From the fierce... Read more
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Rappler
On abortion, the Pope, priests should not dictate on womenCHARISMATIC PONTIFF. Pope Francis draws support after asking priests to forgive
On abortion, the Pope, priests should not dictate on women
Rappler / Posted yesterday
CHARISMATIC PONTIFF. Pope Francis draws support after asking priests to forgive women who had abortions. File photo by Luca Zennaro/EPA/Pool Pope Francis, dearly beloved by many, welcomed September with seemingly liberating news: He asked priests to... Read more
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The Christian Post
Pope Francis' Chair for Special Mass Built by Day Laborers Unveiled at NYC's Madison Square GardenA chair fit for the pope and made by a group of day laborers has been unveiled
Pope Francis' Chair for Special Mass Built by Day Laborers Unveiled at NYC's Madison Square Garden
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
A chair fit for the pope and made by a group of day laborers has been unveiled at New York City's Madison Square Garden, where Francis is scheduled to lead about 20,000 people in mass later this month. The brown wooden chair with white backing was... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Thumbs up, thumbs down - Sept. 1Thumbs down to the state Department of Transportation official who used a fake
Thumbs up, thumbs down - Sept. 1
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Thumbs down to the state Department of Transportation official who used a fake name to respond to online criticism of the $567 million new bus-only corridor from New Britain to Hartford. Michael Sanders, the DOT’s transit administrator, was in charge... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Thumbs up, thumbs down - Sept. 1Thumbs down to the state Department of Transportation official who used a fake
Thumbs up, thumbs down - Sept. 1
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Thumbs down to the state Department of Transportation official who used a fake name to respond to online criticism of the $567 million new bus-only corridor from New Britain to Hartford. Michael Sanders, the DOT’s transit administrator, was in charge... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Thumbs up, thumbs down - Sept. 1Thumbs down to the state Department of Transportation official who used a fake
Thumbs up, thumbs down - Sept. 1
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Thumbs down to the state Department of Transportation official who used a fake name to respond to online criticism of the $567 million new bus-only corridor from New Britain to Hartford. Michael Sanders, the DOT’s transit administrator, was in charge... Read more
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The News-Herald
Sound off: What is your view of same-sex marriage?According to an Associated Press article, The World Meeting of Families, the ce
Sound off: What is your view of same-sex marriage?
The News-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
According to an Associated Press article, The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis� first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Military chaplains face changing landscape among those they ministerMilitary chaplains face new challenges as their traditional role changes to tho
Military chaplains face changing landscape among those they minister
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Military chaplains face new challenges as their traditional role changes to those they minister. From ancient Israelites to the Roman Empire and through the Middle Ages to the present, priests, ministers and chaplains have marched with soldiers in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
The Future of Faith: Priest shortage latest crisis facing Diocese of ScrantonThe simple rite unfolded on a lazy summer afternoon, light on pomp but weighted
The Future of Faith: Priest shortage latest crisis facing Diocese of Scranton
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The simple rite unfolded on a lazy summer afternoon, light on pomp but weighted with possibility for the Diocese of Scranton. Parishioners filled almost every pew last month at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish in Pittston to witness history in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
With fewer priests, bishop looking to laity for leadershipThe simple rite unfolded on a lazy summer afternoon, light on pomp but weighted
With fewer priests, bishop looking to laity for leadership
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
The simple rite unfolded on a lazy summer afternoon, light on pomp but weighted with possibility for the Diocese of Scranton. Parishioners filled almost every pew last month at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish in Pittston to witness history in the... Read more
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The News-Herald
Paul Greenberg: Trump is the know-nothing candidateDonald Trump�s strange � and alarming � campaign for president is not without p
Paul Greenberg: Trump is the know-nothing candidate
The News-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Donald Trump�s strange � and alarming � campaign for president is not without precedent, but not since Pat Buchanan in 1990 has there been a political figure who managed to combine and exploit so many hateful aspects of our politics. That was the... Read more
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The Washington Times
New stock index tracks ‘Catholic Values’ in investmentsWhile global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index
New stock index tracks ‘Catholic Values’ in investments
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
While global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index has focused on another type of bottom-line: Catholic values. The “SP 500 Catholic Values Index,” announced last Thursday by S&P Dow Jones, a unit of McGraw Hill... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christians Arrested for Defending Church Crosses From Forceful Removal by Chinese Communist AuthoritiesChinese Christians have faced violent persecution from police raids and arrests
Christians Arrested for Defending Church Crosses From Forceful Removal by Chinese Communist Authorities
The Christian Post / Posted 8 days ago
Chinese Christians have faced violent persecution from police raids and arrests in 2015. With the rise of Christian persecution at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party over the past year, Chinese Christians are starting to speak out after many... Read more
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Scotsman
Confidence in Scots schools falling among parents Satisfaction with local schools is lowest in the more affluent areas, the surv
Confidence in Scots schools falling among parents
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
Satisfaction with local schools is lowest in the more affluent areas, the survey found. Picture: Getty SATISFACTION levels with local schools among Scottish parents has been falling steadily in... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Religion news in briefTrump touts his religious bona fides DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) � Republican president
Religion news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
Trump touts his religious bona fides DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) � Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is touting his religious background. In a question and answer session in Iowa, Trump said, "I love the Bible. I'm a Protestant. I'm a... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Religion news in briefTrump touts his religious bona fides DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) � Republican president
Religion news in brief
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Trump touts his religious bona fides DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) � Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is touting his religious background. In a question and answer session in Iowa, Trump said, "I love the Bible. I'm a Protestant. I'm a... Read more
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Deseret News
New stock index tracks 'Catholic Values' in investmentsWhile global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index
New stock index tracks 'Catholic Values' in investments
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
While global stock markets continued their gyrations Monday, a new stock index has focused on another type of bottom-line: Catholic values. The "SP 500 Catholic Values Index," announced last Thursday by S&P Dow Jones, a unit of McGraw Hill... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Gays feel left out of papal eventThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Gays feel left out of papal event
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The know-nothing candidateD onald Trump's strange--and alarming--campaign for president is not without pr
The know-nothing candidate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
D onald Trump's strange--and alarming--campaign for president is not without precedent, but not since Pat Buchanan in 1990 has there been a political figure who managed to combine and exploit so many hateful aspects of our politics. That was the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis’ fir
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., some friction over LGBT issues
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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Christian Today
Will people who commit suicide go to hell? Most Christians in America don't think soA sign on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, advises people c
Will people who commit suicide go to hell? Most Christians in America don't think so
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
A sign on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, advises people contemplating suicide that there is still hope regardless of the gravity of the problem they're facing. A special telephone is available on the bridge that connects to a... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Some Friction Over LGBT Issues Ahead of Pope's Visit to USThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Some Friction Over LGBT Issues Ahead of Pope's Visit to US
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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The Columbian
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' f
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage
KEPR Pasco / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote... Read more
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KATU Portland
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' f
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage
KATU Portland / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' f
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Ahead of pope's visit, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit, some friction over LGBT issues
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' f
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage
KIMA Yakima / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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FOX 29 Philadelphia
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
FOX 29 Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' f
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage
KVAL Eugene / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' f
Ahead of pope's visit to U.S., friction over same-sex marriage
KOMO Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote... Read more
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KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
KWWL Iowa / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
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Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
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WREX-TV Rockford
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issuesThe World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' fir
Ahead of pope's visit to US, some friction over LGBT issues
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 10 days ago
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage. Yet four weeks away from its opening in... Read more
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