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Pope Francis calls for solidarity with persecuted Christians in Middle East
Jerusalem Post

Pope Francis calls for solidarity with persecuted Christians i...

Pope Francis lamented the terrors faced by Christian persecution in Iraq and Syria, on Monday morning, during Public Consistory of the College of Cardinals. He also called on all other Christian communities to stand in solidarity with those being ... Jerusalem Post, 15 hours ago

Pope Francis meets with Vietnam's prime minister

Pope Francis met on October 18 with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Vietnam, who has led the Communist nation since 2005. The meeting, according to the Holy See Press Office, marks an important step in the process of strengthening bilateral ...
 Catholic World News19 hours ago ASIA/VIETNAM - The Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh city: prayer and hope for the Vatican-Vietnam diplomatic ties  Agenzia Fides19 hours ago Vietnamese PM meets Pope  Radio Television Hong Kong2 days ago Vatican Statement on Pope's Meeting With Vietnam's Prime Minister Saturday  Zenit2 days ago
US News & World Report

Pope Francis and gays will win by losing this round on synod draft

Pope Francis, right, attends holy Mass for the closing of Extraordinary Synod at St. Peter's Square on Oct. 19 in Vatican City. (Franco Origlia/) Headlines called it a setback for Pope Francis that the initial draft of the synod of bishops ...
 Washington Post10 hours ago Catholic Bishops Fear Change And Love  US News & World Report12 hours ago Bishops hold back on divisive synod topics  Irish Times1 day ago Pope calls for courage after gay reversal  The Telegraph1 day ago

What the Synod Taught Us About Pope Francis: He Takes Risks

Pope Francis, flanked by former Vatican Secretary of State cardinal Angelo Sodano arrives at the Synod Hall for ordinary public consistory on Oct. 20, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Franco Origlia— If there is a single takeaway, it may be this ...
 Time14 hours ago Synod urges emulating Christ, not casting stones at sinners  UCAN India22 hours ago Catholic Bishops Recently Voted Down a Historic Measure to Open the Church to Gays  Slate Magazine1 day ago Pope Francis Prompts Catholic Debate on Gays  NBCNews.com1 day ago
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Sistine Chapel rented out for private corporate event

Pope Francis has for the first time allowed the Sistine Chapel to be rented out for a private corporate event, with the proceeds to go to charities working with the poor and homeless, reports The Telegraph. The concert, performed amid the ...
 CathNews7 hours ago Vatican Blesses Porsche, Blocks Plebs From Sistine Chapel  Zero Hedge14 hours ago Pope Francis allowing Sistene Chapel to be rented out for corporate event  FOXNews.com2 days ago Pope Rented Out Sistine Chapel  The Guardian Express3 days ago

Pope Francis: Moving the Church Forward on the Modern Family, One Step at a Time

ROME - As the Synod was ending in Rome, Pope Francis reassured one of his closest allies among the cardinals that he felt "serene." On the last day of this two-week gathering of bishops from all over the world dedicated to family-related issues, an ...
 Huffington Post3 hours ago

It's hard to change the Catholic Church. Even if you're the Pope.

(CNN) - As Catholic bishops in Rome began a major meeting on modern family life two weeks ago, Pope Francis encouraged them to speak candidly and "without timidness." He certainly got what he asked for. Bishops bickered. Conservatives ...
 CNN9 hours ago Why can't the Pope change the Catholic Church?  CNN12 hours ago

Cardinal George discusses successor, pope, defense of doctrine

In a sweeping interview weeks before he steps down, Cardinal Francis George expressed frustration that his defense of church doctrine has ever caused offense, discussed the story behind his successor's selection and voiced concerns that expectations ...
 Chicago Tribune4 hours ago Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome  Sify1 month ago

Winnipeggers react after Vatican rebuffs Pope's views on gays

Some Winnipeggers are upset Pope Francis' efforts to reform the Roman Catholic Church's official stance on homosexuality have been rebuffed. At a two week synod, the Vatican was unable to get two thirds majority bishops to back the Pope's views ...
 CBC1 day ago We don't need Vatican affirmation, says gay Catholic group  CBS News6 hours ago Pope's gay reform will not be halted: cardinal  Irish Independent1 day ago Majority Of Catholics Support Gays And Lesbians: LGBT Community Reacts To Synod Report Online  International Business Times9 hours ago

Debating My Gay Marriage? Don't Do Me Any Favors

It has been a pretty raucous couple of weeks at the Vatican with bishops meeting for the Synod on Family. Pope Francis promoted an open discussion that resulted in a surprising midway document that included such language as "welcoming the ...
 Huffington Post11 hours ago Vatican meeting on family walks back liberal language on gay couples, divorce  Austin American Statesman2 days ago Cardinals debate marriage before crucial meeting  Sify1 month ago Cardinals debate marriage ahead of crucial meeting  Sify1 month ago
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