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The Christian Post
Majority of American Catholics OK With Children Being Raised by Gay Parents, Survey Finds Ahead of Historic Papal VisitPope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience for altar servers at St.
Majority of American Catholics OK With Children Being Raised by Gay Parents, Survey Finds Ahead of Historic Papal Visit
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend an audience for altar servers at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City August 4, 2015. A strong majority of American Catholics support raising children in non-traditional families, such as single-parent and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pope Francis makes it an exciting time to be CatholicEarlier this week Pope Francis made a historic visit via satellite feed to Chic
Pope Francis makes it an exciting time to be Catholic
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Earlier this week Pope Francis made a historic visit via satellite feed to Chicago's Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, where he reminded those of us in attendance that Catholic faith and education are capable of updating themselves. Not surprisingly,... Read more
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Yahoo News
September 2, 2015Photos of the day - Photos of the day - Indian drivers as they take a bath
September 2, 2015
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
Photos of the day - Photos of the day - Indian drivers as they take a bath at Barabazar during a 24 hour general strike in Calcutta, India, a rocket carrying the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft lifts off from the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of MercyInvitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly g
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of Mercy
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Invitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on August 26. Photo: AP The Vatican said on Tuesday that Pope Francis will expand access to confession for abortion,... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion' FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as ar
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
KVAL Eugene / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis, speaking Monday, Aug. 31,... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion' FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as ar
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
Bakersfield Now / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis, speaking Monday, Aug. 31,... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion' FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as ar
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
KEPR Pasco / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis, speaking Monday, Aug. 31,... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion' FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as ar
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis, speaking Monday, Aug. 31,... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion' FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as ar
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
KIMA Yakima / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis, speaking Monday, Aug. 31,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of MercyInvitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly g
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of Mercy
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Invitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on August 26. Photo: AP The Vatican said on Tuesday that Pope Francis will expand access to confession for abortion,... Read more
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The Age
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of MercyInvitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly g
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of Mercy
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Invitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on August 26. Photo: AP The Vatican said on Tuesday that Pope Francis will expand access to confession for abortion,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of MercyInvitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly g
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of Mercy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Invitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on August 26. Photo: AP The Vatican said on Tuesday that Pope Francis will expand access to confession for abortion,... Read more
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WA Today
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of MercyInvitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly g
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year of Mercy
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Invitation to reconciliation ... Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on August 26. Photo: AP The Vatican said on Tuesday that Pope Francis will expand access to confession for abortion,... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Pope Francis, in major change, alters rules for Catholics who've had abortionsPope Francis celebrates his first Easter Mass as Pope in St. Peter's Square bef
Pope Francis, in major change, alters rules for Catholics who've had abortions
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
Pope Francis celebrates his first Easter Mass as Pope in St. Peter's Square before a packed crowd Sunday, March 31, 2013. VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has temporarily changed the way the Catholic Church treats women who have had an abortion, dropping... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pope to allow priests to forgive abortionAPPope Francis waves as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter'
Pope to allow priests to forgive abortion
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
APPope Francis waves as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican. Picture: (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File Vatican City - Pope Francis will give all priests discretion to formally forgive women who have had... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortionsVATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who ha
Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortions
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Tuesday called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during the upcoming Jubilee year -- overruling hardline traditionalists within the Catholic Church. Pope Francis delivers... Read more
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Newser
The Pope Just Directed Priests to Ease Up on Women Who've Terminated Pregnancies– Abortion is one of the sins that mandates automatic excommunication in the Ro
The Pope Just Directed Priests to Ease Up on Women Who've Terminated Pregnancies
Newser / Posted 3 days ago
– Abortion is one of the sins that mandates automatic excommunication in the Roman Catholic Church, but for the Holy Year of Mercy that begins Dec. 8, Pope Francis says priests can, at their discretion, absolve women for terminating pregnancies,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Pope Francis: Priests can forgive abortion during upcoming...Posted: 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 Pope Francis: Priests can forgive abo
Pope Francis: Priests can forgive abortion during upcoming...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
Posted: 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 Pope Francis: Priests can forgive abortion during upcoming Holy Year FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis poses for a photo as he arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for an... Read more
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Christian Today
20,000 march through Vienna to welcome refugeesThe march in Vienna came after Pope Francis' Sunday address where he asked the
20,000 march through Vienna to welcome refugees
Christian Today / Posted 3 days ago
The march in Vienna came after Pope Francis' Sunday address where he asked the international community to "do something to put an end to the violence and abuses" of power. Almost 20,000 people marched through Vienna yesterday in protest at the... Read more
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Yahoo News
Beheaded Syriac bishop beatified a century after deathVatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis on Sunday praised a Syriac Catholic bishop wh
Beheaded Syriac bishop beatified a century after death
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
Vatican City (AFP) - Pope Francis on Sunday praised a Syriac Catholic bishop who has been beatified in Lebanon, a century after he his beheading by Ottoman forces during a wave of religiously motivated killings in Syria. Flavien Michel Melki,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EU members urging unity on migrantsPARIS -- The European Union's three biggest members urged the bloc to take quic
EU members urging unity on migrants
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS -- The European Union's three biggest members urged the bloc to take quick action to cope with the wave of refugees and asylum-seekers and called for an emergency ministerial meeting on the crisis within two weeks. Germany, France and the... Read more
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CNN
Hungary gets pressure from France over migrant fence(CNN)Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths
Hungary gets pressure from France over migrant fence
CNN / Posted 4 days ago
(CNN)Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Pope calls migrant deaths "crimes which offend entire human...Pope calls migrant deaths "crimes which offend entire human family" Pope Franc
Pope calls migrant deaths "crimes which offend entire human...
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
Pope calls migrant deaths "crimes which offend entire human family" Pope Francis urges more action from the international community in the plight of migrants, as hundreds of Syrian refugees board train in hopes of a better life. Roselle Chen... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KY3 Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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News 8000
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressureHungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 7
Another arrest made as Hungary under pressure
KSPR Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Hungarian police said Sunday they have made a fifth arrest over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week. The latest suspect, a Bulgarian national, was taken into custody late Saturday evening in Budapest, according... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Francis: Catholics who judge, criticize offer 'counter-witness' to JesusPope Francis has strongly criticized Catholics who brag that they are perfect f
Francis: Catholics who judge, criticize offer 'counter-witness' to Jesus
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
Pope Francis has strongly criticized Catholics who brag that they are perfect followers of the church's teachings but then criticize or speak ill of others in their faith communities, saying they cause scandal and even offer a "counter-witness" to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucksPope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants,
Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucks
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants, including the 71 who perished in a smuggler's truck on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Pope Francis invited faithful in St Peter's Square in Rome to pray silently with... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucksVATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes a
Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucks
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants, including the 71 who perished in a smuggler's truck on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Francis on Sunday invited faithful in St. Peter's Square in Rome... Read more
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ABC News
Pope: Let's Stop Crimes Like Deaths of Migrants in TrucksPope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants,
Pope: Let's Stop Crimes Like Deaths of Migrants in Trucks
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants, including the 71 who perished in a smuggler's truck on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Francis on Sunday invited faithful in St. Peter's Square in Rome to pray... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucksVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crim
Pope: Let's stop crimes like deaths of migrants in trucks
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 5 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is urging people to work together to stop crimes against migrants, including the 71 who perished in a smuggler's truck on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Francis on Sunday invited faithful in St. Peter's Square in... Read more
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