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Western Advocate
Terry set to embark on a new journeyYou don’t often hear a 66-year-old called a trailblazer, but Terry Mahony is se
Terry set to embark on a new journey
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
You don’t often hear a 66-year-old called a trailblazer, but Terry Mahony is set to become one tonight. TRAILBLAZER: Terry Mahony will be ordained as the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst’s first permanent deacon in a service tonight. Photo: BRIAN WOOD... Read more
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The Atlantic
Like Baseball Cards, but for FuneralsIn a used bookstore in Philadelphia, I paid eight dollars for a collection of d
Like Baseball Cards, but for Funerals
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
In a used bookstore in Philadelphia, I paid eight dollars for a collection of dead people. Of course, bookstores generally do not deal in cadavers. But they do sell objects imbued with history: a former owner’s ex libris, an inscribed dedication... Read more
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Western Advocate
Terry set to embark on a new journeyYOU don’t often hear a 66-year-old called a trailblazer, but Terry Mahony is se
Terry set to embark on a new journey
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
YOU don’t often hear a 66-year-old called a trailblazer, but Terry Mahony is set to become one tonight. TRAILBLAZER: Terry Mahony will be ordained as the Catholic Diocese of Bathurst’s first permanent deacon in a service tonight. Photo: BRIAN WOOD... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Students use selfies, signs to start interfaith dialogueUniversity of Wisconsin-Superior student Scott McNorton felt a need to respond
Students use selfies, signs to start interfaith dialogue
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
University of Wisconsin-Superior student Scott McNorton felt a need to respond in December 2015, when presidential hopeful Donald Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States. McNorton's desire to stand in solidarity with the Muslim... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Brooklyn attorney prays for church's continued 'aggiornamento'Sister Camille: Please tell us about the family into which you were born. McCo
Brooklyn attorney prays for church's continued 'aggiornamento'
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Sister Camille: Please tell us about the family into which you were born. McCone: My mother was a debate and forensic teacher and coach at Mother Theodore Guerin High School in River Grove, Ill. My father was a captain in the Chicago Fire... Read more
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The Manila Times
Which was bigger and better – APEC or IEC?February 1, 2016 10:37 pm Which was bigger — the Asia Pacific Economic Coopera
Which was bigger and better – APEC or IEC?
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
February 1, 2016 10:37 pm Which was bigger — the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit last November, or last week’s International Eucharistic Congress from January 24 to 31 in Cebu City? APEC certainly... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Take and Read: The Law of ChristEditor's note: "Take and Read" is NCRonline's newest blog series. It will featu
Take and Read: The Law of Christ
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Editor's note: "Take and Read" is NCRonline's newest blog series. It will feature each week a contributor's reflections on a specific book that changed their lives. Good books, as blog co-editors Congregation of St. Agnes Sr. Dianne Bergant and... Read more
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The Advocate
Facets of Faith: Special services put emphasis on mercyLast spring, Pope Francis announced that 2016 would be a jubilee year, or holy
Facets of Faith: Special services put emphasis on mercy
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Last spring, Pope Francis announced that 2016 would be a jubilee year, or holy year. This Extraordinary Jubilee Year for the Church is being hailed as a “Holy Year of Mercy.” It began Dec. 8, the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
In Mexico's Chiapas state, Bishop Ruiz leaves large legacyLong before Pope Francis spoke of a poor church for the poor and taking the chu
In Mexico's Chiapas state, Bishop Ruiz leaves large legacy
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
Long before Pope Francis spoke of a poor church for the poor and taking the church to the peripheries, Bishop Samuel Ruiz Garcia of San Cristobal de Las Casas built the church in southern Chiapas state. Inspired by the teachings of the Second... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hawkins, Wheaton College and the debate over a Muslim GodWhen Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins stands before a group of her pee
Hawkins, Wheaton College and the debate over a Muslim God
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
When Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins stands before a group of her peers next month for their judgment, at stake will be not only Hawkins but the future of evangelicalism. Or that's how it can feel these days on the campus of the college... Read more
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Rappler
'Spiritual disaster' as '70% of US Catholics' avoid Mass'SPIRITUAL DISASTER.' Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron says 70% of US
'Spiritual disaster' as '70% of US Catholics' avoid Mass
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
'SPIRITUAL DISASTER.' Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron says 70% of US Catholics 'stay away' from the Mass. Photo courtesy of IEC Special Coverage Facebook Page CEBU CITY, Philippines – Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron on Tuesday,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Low Mass attendance a ‘spiritual disaster,’ US bishop tells Church congress in CebuCardinal Charles Maung Bo arrives at the Cebu Cathedral Sunday morning (Jan. 24
Low Mass attendance a ‘spiritual disaster,’ US bishop tells Church congress in Cebu
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo arrives at the Cebu Cathedral Sunday morning (Jan. 24, 2016). He was welcomed among others by Cardinals Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila and Orlando Quevedo of Cotabato. On Tuesday, Jan. 26, Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert... Read more
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Christian Today
Pope Francis seeks Protestant forgiveness for past persecutionPope Francis addresses the congregation during his visit to the Lutheran church
Pope Francis seeks Protestant forgiveness for past persecution
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
Pope Francis addresses the congregation during his visit to the Lutheran church in Rome, November 15, 2015. Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Pope plans to visit Sweden to commemorate Reformation anniversaryPope Francis will visit Sweden in October to participate in an ecumenical servi
Pope plans to visit Sweden to commemorate Reformation anniversary
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
Pope Francis will visit Sweden in October to participate in an ecumenical service and the beginning of a year of activities to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Leaders from the Catholic church and the Lutheran World... Read more
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Canberra Times
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecutionRome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgivene
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecution
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Rome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on Monday he would visit Sweden this year to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Speaking at an... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecutionRome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgivene
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecution
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Rome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on Monday he would visit Sweden this year to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Speaking at an... Read more
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WA Today
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecutionRome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgivene
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecution
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Rome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on Monday he would visit Sweden this year to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Speaking at an... Read more
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The Age
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecutionRome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgivene
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecution
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Rome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on Monday he would visit Sweden later in the year to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Speaking... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecutionRome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgivene
Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecution
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Rome: Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on Monday he would visit Sweden later in the year to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Speaking... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pope risks traditionalist anger with Martin Luther commemorationVATICAN CITY: Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to t
Pope risks traditionalist anger with Martin Luther commemoration
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
VATICAN CITY: Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic Reformation. The service... Read more
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Weekly Times
Pope risks anger over Luther service Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in
Pope risks anger over Luther service
Weekly Times / Posted 11 days ago
Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pope risks traditionalist anger with Martin Luther commemorationBy Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Risking the ire of Catholic tradit
Pope risks traditionalist anger with Martin Luther commemoration
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's... Read more
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News.com.au
Pope risks anger over Luther service Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in
Pope risks anger over Luther service
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic... Read more
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Perth Now
Pope risks anger over Luther service Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in
Pope risks anger over Luther service
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Pope risks anger over Luther service Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in
Pope risks anger over Luther service
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Pope risks anger over Luther service Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in
Pope risks anger over Luther service
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic... Read more
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Herald Sun
Pope risks anger over Luther service Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in
Pope risks anger over Luther service
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Risking the ire of Catholic traditionalists, Pope Francis is to take part in a joint Catholic-Lutheran service in Sweden in October marking the start of the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's anti-Catholic... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Do Christians, Muslims and Jews Worship the Same God?When I was growing up, I never thought about this question, but if someone had
Do Christians, Muslims and Jews Worship the Same God?
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
When I was growing up, I never thought about this question, but if someone had asked me, I probably would have said, "yes, sure … God is God … we just call Him by different names." (Those where the days when I did not question the common assertion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elct Set to Establish Varsity for AgricultureKARAGWE Diocese of "The construction the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzani
Elct Set to Establish Varsity for Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
KARAGWE Diocese of "The construction the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT), is undertaking construction of the Karagwe University of Agriculture (KUA), which is expected to take the first intake of students in October, this year. Bishop... Read more
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Sun Star
Priest calls for adapting liturgy to local cultureA ROMAN Catholic official stressed the need to add “enculturation” to spread th
Priest calls for adapting liturgy to local culture
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
A ROMAN Catholic official stressed the need to add “enculturation” to spread the liturgy to the faithful. During the second day of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress’s Theological Symposium yesterday, Fr. Mark Francis, an American priest,... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Dialogue, remembrance, peace highlighted as pope visits synagogueWhile the Catholic Church affirms that salvation comes through Jesus, it also r
Dialogue, remembrance, peace highlighted as pope visits synagogue
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
While the Catholic Church affirms that salvation comes through Jesus, it also recognizes that God is faithful and has not revoked his covenant with the Jewish people, Pope Francis said. Interrupted repeatedly with applause at Rome's main synagogue... Read more
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Sun Star
Lidasan: BBL promotes interreligious dialogueAS the fate of the Bangsamoro Basic Law lies in the hands of Congress, the PNoy
Lidasan: BBL promotes interreligious dialogue
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
AS the fate of the Bangsamoro Basic Law lies in the hands of Congress, the PNoy administration is hopeful that it will be passed before Congress goes into recess for the May 9 national and local elections. Many of us see that the BBL is a matter of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pope Francis Opens Holy Door, Jubilee of MercyPope Francis today opened the Holy Door in St. Peter's Basilica, inaugurating t
Pope Francis Opens Holy Door, Jubilee of Mercy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Pope Francis today opened the Holy Door in St. Peter's Basilica, inaugurating the Jubilee of Mercy. The ceremony took place after he celebrated Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception in St. Peter's Square. Over 50 thousand people... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pope Francis condemns violence in the name of religion at synagoguePope Francis uses visit to Rome's main synagogue to condemn violence inspired b
Pope Francis condemns violence in the name of religion at synagogue
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Pope Francis uses visit to Rome's main synagogue to condemn violence inspired by religion and continue tradition started by John Paul II in 1986 Pope Francis condemned killing in God's name as he mingled with the Jewish community at a synagogue in... Read more
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Christian Today
Pope Francis visits Rome's Great Synagogue, condemns religious violencePope Francis visits Rome's Great Synagogue, Italy January 17, 2016. Pope Franc
Pope Francis visits Rome's Great Synagogue, condemns religious violence
Christian Today / Posted 18 days ago
Pope Francis visits Rome's Great Synagogue, Italy January 17, 2016. Pope Francis made his first visit as pontiff to a synagogue on Sunday, where, in a reference to Islamist attacks, he condemned violence in the name of religion. Amid chanting of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pope Francis makes first visit to synagogue | Irish Examiner Pope Francis made his first visit to a synagogue as Pope y
Pope Francis makes first visit to synagogue
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Pope Francis made his first visit to a synagogue as Pope yesterday, greeting Rome’s Jewish community in their house of worship in a show of... Read more
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The Columbian
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God’s nameROME — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God’s name
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
ROME — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome’s main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pope Francis condemns violence in visit to Roman synagoguePope Francis made his first visit as pontiff to a synagogue on Sunday, where, i
Pope Francis condemns violence in visit to Roman synagogue
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Pope Francis made his first visit as pontiff to a synagogue on Sunday, where, in a reference to Islamist attacks, he condemned violence in the name of religion. Amid chanting of psalms in Hebrew and speeches underscoring the remarkable advances in... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pope Francis condemns religiously inspired violence as he visits synagogue | Irish Examiner Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 07:22 pm Pope Francis denounce
Pope Francis condemns religiously inspired violence as he visits synagogue
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 07:22 pm Pope Francis denounced all religiously... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
Hawaii News Now / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
KIVI Boise / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pope Francis condemns religiously inspired violence as he visits synagogue Pope Francis is flanked by Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni (right) as he delivers his
Pope Francis condemns religiously inspired violence as he visits synagogue
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Pope Francis is flanked by Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni (right) as he delivers his speech during his visit to the Great Synagogue of Rome (AP) Pope Francis denounced all... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's nameROME (AP) — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a v
Synagogue visit: Pope denounces violence done in God's name
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis denounced all religiously inspired violence during a visit to Rome's main synagogue Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of Islamic extremist attacks around... Read more
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Reuters
Pope visits Rome synagogue, condemns violence in name of religionPope Francis listens to the speech of chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni during his
Pope visits Rome synagogue, condemns violence in name of religion
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
Pope Francis listens to the speech of chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni during his visit at Rome's Great Synagogue, Italy January 17, 2016. Pope Francis is greeted as he arrives at Rome's Great Synagogue, Italy January 17, 2016. Pope Francis visits the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pope visits Rome synagogue, condemns violence in name of religionBy Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis made his first visit as ponti
Pope visits Rome synagogue, condemns violence in name of religion
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis made his first visit as pontiff to a synagogue on Sunday, where, in a reference to Islamist attacks, he condemned violence in the name of religion. Amid chanting of psalms in Hebrew and speeches... Read more
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