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  • Pope calls for respectful dialogue with other religions

    Feb 1, 2016 5:40

    Pope calls for respectful dialogue with other religions

    (UCAN) Pope Francis urged Catholics in Asia to commit to “respectful dialogue” with followers of other religions in a video message at the closing Mass of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City on Jan. 31. “This prophetic witness […]

     
  • Pope Francis will pray with migrants on the US-Mexico border

    Feb 1, 2016 5:26

    Pope Francis will pray with migrants on the US-Mexico border

    (Crux) Pope Francis will hold a prayer service at the border when he visits Mexico next month, and among the participants will be migrants — some undocumented — gathered just 65 feet away on the US side of the divide. […]

     
  • Pope to the proud and powerful: Help the poor, or you’ll go to hell

    Jan 29, 2016 4:22

    Pope to the proud and powerful: Help the poor, or you’ll go to hell

    (Crux) In his annual Lenten message, Pope Francis warned the “proud, rich, and powerful” that if they ignore the poor at their door — who represent Christ himself — they’ll end up in the solitude of hell. The pope’s annual […]

     
  • Why Catholic leaders don’t endorse presidential candidates

    Jan 29, 2016 4:13

    Why Catholic leaders don’t endorse presidential candidates

    (Crux) With just days left before Iowa casts the first votes in the presidential nominating contests, Republican candidates have been crisscrossing the state touting their Christian bona fides, appealing to the group of voters who could make or break several […]

     
  • Francis to other Christians: Sorry we mistreated you

    Jan 27, 2016 5:52

    Francis to other Christians: Sorry we mistreated you

    (Crux) Pope Francis apologized for Catholic mistreatment of other Christian traditions Monday, and called on Catholics to forgive followers of those traditions for any offenses of “today and in the past,” as a step toward deeper unity. “As Bishop of […]

     
  • Religious objections law cost Indiana millions

    Jan 27, 2016 5:21

    Religious objections law cost Indiana millions

    (AP) Indiana may have lost as much as $60 million in hotel profits, tax revenue, and other economic benefits when a dozen groups decided against hosting conventions in Indianapolis last year due at least in part to the controversy surrounding […]

     
 

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