Friday, July 25th, 2014

All posts tagged Roman Catholic Church

Some churches say they’ll cut ties to Boy Scouts following its lifting ban on gay Scouts

By Christina Ng A number of churches that previously sponsored Boy Scout troops have said they plan to sever ties to the organization following its decision to lift…

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At inaugural Mass, Pope Francis calls for defending environment, poor

By Allesandro Speciale VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis issued a powerful call for the protection of the environment and of society’s most vulnerable during his formal installation Mass…

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World Evangelical Alliance congratulates Pope Francis

By Alex Murashko The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) congratulated Pope Francis for being elected the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church and said it hopes to continue…

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Bergoglio: A pope of paradox for a church in transition

By David Gibson VATICAN CITY – A hierarchy looking to make a clear statement about where the troubled church is headed chose on Wednesday (March 13) the first…

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Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected as Pope Francis

By Nicole Winfield VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday and chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the…

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Cardinals begin process of choosing new pope

By John Waage The Roman Catholic cardinals who will elect a new pope to succeed Benedict XVI are arriving at the Vatican and have held their first meeting…

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Pope Benedict defends choice to resign in last public address

  By Allesandro Speciale VATICAN CITY – In his final public address, Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday (Feb. 27) forcefully defended his decision to resign while trying to…

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