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Focus On Children
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis urged Christians to celebrate the birth of Jesus by thinking about the plight of today's children, bemoaning how some must escape bombs or flee in migrant boats and how others are prevented from being born at all
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Sainthood For Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa, the nun who devoted her life to caring for the poor and destitute in India, officially becomes a saint on Sunday, Sept. 4..
Pope Francis will canonize Mother Teresa on Sunday in a ceremony in St. Peter's Square that's expected to draw huge crowds of the faithful...
Women Deacons Studied [POLL]
Pope Francis has agreed to establish a commission to study the possibility of women deacons in the Catholic Church.  The Pope made clear that he wanted the commission to look into the history of women deacons in the church. And just in case you weren't aware, there were women deacons in th…
Pope: Trump Not a Christian
Pope Francis says Donald Trump "is not Christian." The pontiff was responding to the Republican presidential candidate's stance on illegal immigration. Speaking to reporters as he completed his trip to Mexico, the pope said that a person who thinks only about building walls an…
Mother Teresa To Be Made a Saint
One of my best moments in life was bowing in front of and being personally blessed by Mother Teresa. With my elderly mother and young son alongside, this was one of the greatest and most important events I'll ever had. And it happened in New Bedford in 1995...
The Pope In New York
Sweeping through the landmarks of America's biggest city, Pope Francis on Friday offered comfort to 9/11 victims' families at ground zero, warnings to world leaders at the United Nations and encouragement to schoolchildren in Harlem as he mixed the high and low ministry so characteristic o…
Historic Event
Pope Francis is urging U.S. lawmakers to embrace immigration.
Addressing a deeply divided U.S. Congress, the Pontiff said nations should not fear foreigners. He added, "Most of us were once foreigners." That line was a crowd-pleaser for Democrats...

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