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Urbi Et Orbi: Pope Francis Gives Easter Message to the City and the World

Urbi Et Orbi: Pope Francis Gives Easter Message to the City and the World Watch

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By Pope Francis

The message which Christians bring to the world is this: Jesus, Love incarnate, died on the cross for our sins, but God the Father raised him and ...

Pope Francis Easter Vigil Homily: Where is My Galilee? Encountering Jesus

Pope Francis Easter Vigil Homily: Where is My Galilee? Encountering Jesus Watch

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By Pope Francis

Galilee is the place where they were first called, where everything began! To return there, to return to the place where they were originally ...

LOCH NESS MONSTER - FOUND? Amazing new photos appear

LOCH NESS MONSTER - FOUND? Amazing new photos appear Watch

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Cutting-edge technology may have just added credence to a long-standing legend in Scotland's Loch Ness. A satellite orbiting Earth and using ...

UFO caught on film in England, but it's not a spacecraft...

UFO caught on film in England, but it's not a spacecraft... Watch

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A bizarre black ring is baffling experts in England, after it was filmed by a sixteen year old girl in Warwickshire. The ring apparently hung in ...

Russia continues to devour Ukraine

Russia continues to devour Ukraine Watch

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Vladimir Putin has continued his land grab in Ukraine, making it ever more apparent that the Russian president wants to reunite the old Soviet ...

Immune to poison, GIANT rats terrify Great Britain

Immune to poison, GIANT rats terrify Great Britain Watch

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"Rats -- the size of cats" is a lyric in David Bowie's classic rock hymn "Diamond Dogs." It's a terrifying, dystopian vision that unfortunately ...

Pope appoints Lady Margaret Scotford Archer to head Pontifical Academy

Pope appoints Lady Margaret Scotford Archer to head Pontifical Academy Watch

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Lady Margaret Scotford Archer has been appointed by Pope Francis to be President of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences." The group ...

Dissenting Priest Defies Church of England's Teaching on Marriage, 'Marries' his Homosexual Paramour

Dissenting Priest Defies Church of England's Teaching on Marriage, 'Marries' his Homosexual Paramour Watch

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A practicing homosexual priest has defied the Church of England's ban on homosexual and lesbian clergy marrying by wedding his longtime male ...

Who Am I? Homily of Pope Francis on the Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

Who Am I? Homily of Pope Francis on the Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion Watch

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By Pope Francis

This week begins with the festive procession with olive branches: all the people welcome Jesus. The children, the young people sing, praising ...

Pope Francis Gives Away New Testaments to the Faithful. Calls Catholics to Love the Bible

Pope Francis Gives Away New Testaments to the Faithful. Calls Catholics to Love the Bible Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Last month, at an Angelus prayer, Pope Francis asked the crowd how many of them read the Bible every day. The response was discouraging. He told ...

The Gift of Wisdom: Pope Francis Begins Series of Talks on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit

The Gift of Wisdom: Pope Francis Begins Series of Talks on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit Watch

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By Pope Francis

Today we begin a series of reflections on the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the soul, the lifeblood of the Church and of every ...

Holy Thursday: Francis to Wash the Feet of the Disabled, Call Us to Christian Discipleship

Holy Thursday: Francis to Wash the Feet of the Disabled, Call Us to Christian Discipleship Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will celebrate Holy Thursday Mass at Our Lady of Providence Center in Rome. The Center is run by the ...

More Americans on Medicaid than the entire population of the United Kingdom

More Americans on Medicaid than the entire population of the United Kingdom Watch

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The number of Americans enrolled in Medicaid at any given time of fiscal 2013 exceeded the entire population of the United Kingdom, That's the ...

Former Vatican sex crimes prosecutor to investigate allegations against former Scottish Archbishop

Former Vatican sex crimes prosecutor to investigate allegations against former Scottish Archbishop Watch

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The Vatican is sending its former sex crimes prosecutor, Bishop Charles Scicluna to investigate allegations against a former archbishop accused ...

Pope Francis is a Man of Real Prayer Who Is Challenging All of Us to Really Pray

Pope Francis is a Man of Real Prayer Who Is Challenging All of Us to Really Pray Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Prayer changes us our heart. It helps us better understand our God. This is why it is important to speak with the Lord, not with empty words - ...

Pope, Queen enjoy casual tea during first meeting

Pope, Queen enjoy casual tea during first meeting Watch

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By CNA/EWTN News

Although short, the April 3 encounter between Pope Francis and Queen Elizabeth in the Vatican has been described as cordial and informal, during ...

Pope Francis on the Beauty of the Vocation of Christian Marriage

Pope Francis on the Beauty of the Vocation of Christian Marriage Watch

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By Pope Francis

The married couple is the image of God: the man and the woman, not only the man, not only the woman, but both. This is the image of God: the ...

New Cold War brewing as NATO cuts ties with Russia

New Cold War brewing as NATO cuts ties with Russia Watch

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The European community decided to step up its condemnation of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, which most United Nations officials ...

SKELETON'S SECRET: Humans, not rats, spread the Black Death

SKELETON'S SECRET: Humans, not rats, spread the Black Death Watch

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The Black Death in the 14th Century was the most devastating pandemic in human history. Untold millions died from the rapidly spread disease. ...

Our Penitent Pope: As Lent Progresses, We Should Follow Pope Francis to Confession

Our Penitent Pope: As Lent Progresses, We Should Follow Pope Francis to Confession Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Many sources throughout the integrated media picked up on the story. Most focused on the Pope somehow breaking tradition and being bold in his ...

President Obama Meets Pope Francis: They Exchange Very Different Kinds of Seeds

President Obama Meets Pope Francis: They Exchange Very Different Kinds of Seeds Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

There was an exchange of gifts. The president gave the Pope literal seeds from the White House Garden to use in the upcoming planting in the ...

Pope Francis Calls Holy Orders and Marriage the Two Great Paths to Make the Gift of Love

Pope Francis Calls Holy Orders and Marriage the Two Great Paths to Make the Gift of Love Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

We have already had occasion to point out that the three Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist together constitute the mystery of ...

Strong Affirmation of Pope Francis by Cardinal Raymond Burke Shatters the Narrative of Division

Strong Affirmation of Pope Francis by Cardinal Raymond Burke Shatters the Narrative of Division Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Pope Francis has clearly reaffirmed the Church's moral teaching, in accord with her unbroken tradition. What, then, does he want us to understand ...

Monster rat - 15 inches long - terrorizes Swedish family

Monster rat - 15 inches long - terrorizes Swedish family Watch

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A gigantic monster rat terrorized a Swedish family in Stockholm after it chewed through concrete and took up residence in their kitchen. Since ...

Obama takes aim at... Russia's decency laws

Obama takes aim at... Russia's decency laws Watch

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Yesterday, President Obama pushed a homosexual equivalency agenda during a speech directed at Russia today. Obama is touring Europe amid powerfully ...

Glowing statue of Virgin of Banneux - was covered in luminous paint

Glowing statue of Virgin of Banneux - was covered in luminous paint Watch

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Thousands had been drawn to a remote Belgian village to see a glowing statue of the Madonna. While mysterious, the reason behind the statue's ...

U.S. President Obama meets Pope Francis for very first time

U.S. President Obama meets Pope Francis for very first time Watch

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Telling Pope Francis that it was "Wonderful meeting you, I'm a great admirer," U.S. President Barack Obama me the pope for the very first time at ...

Storm Cloud Gathers: Homosexual Couple in London to Sue the Church of England Demanding a Wedding

Storm Cloud Gathers: Homosexual Couple in London to Sue the Church of England Demanding a Wedding Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

This wealthy homosexual couple has announced their intention to sue the Church of England to try to compel that Church to perform a homosexual ...