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Parishioners in Kenya disappointed after priest suspended — for rapping

Parishioners in Kenya disappointed after priest suspended — for rapping

| Doreen Ajiambo | June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many parishioners at St. Monica Church in western Kenya are unhappy after their favorite priest was suspended for misconduct by the Diocese of Homa Bay.

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Forgiveness turns evil into good, pope tells Catholics in Geneva

Forgiveness turns evil into good, pope tells Catholics in Geneva

| June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the end of a day dedicated to celebrating 70 years of an ecumenical fellowship forged by the World Council of Churches, Pope Francis turned to the region’s Catholics, reminding them of what lies at the heart of the faith.

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom — A-III (PG-13)

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Apparently, it’s time to check in again with everybody’s favorite prehistoric era, because here comes “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”

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Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy

Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy

| Mark Pattison | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order June 20 that halts his administration’s family separation policy for families who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

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With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

With books and news, 101-year-old nun aimed to stay ‘interested’

| Christina Capecchi | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Getting enough sleep is important at age 101, but on a Monday this spring, Sister Marguerite Turgeon stayed up till 11 p.m.

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Panel: Democrats face challenges engaging faith voters

Panel: Democrats face challenges engaging faith voters

| Rhina Guidos | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Cecil Roberts was growing up in coal country in West Virginia in the 1960s, he said you could always count on seeing the images of three men on the walls of coal company houses.

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Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible

Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, said June 20 he will no longer exercise any public ministry “in obedience” to the Vatican after an allegation he abused a teenager 47 years ago was found credible.

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At U.S. Open, priest has chance to minister and enjoy his favorite sport

At U.S. Open, priest has chance to minister and enjoy his favorite sport

| Gregory A. Shemitz | June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Several hours before Brooks Koepka captured his second straight U.S. Open golf championship June 17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, Father Tom Guido continued a personal Father’s Day tradition by celebrating Mass at his 16th straight U.S. Open.

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Iraqi iconographer honors his Syriac roots

Iraqi iconographer honors his Syriac roots

| Doreen Abi Raad | June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Islamic State fighters overran Qaraqosh, Iraq, in the summer of 2014, Mothana Butres was able to grab only a single volume from his father’s collection of thousands of Syriac books and manuscripts.

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BSM alum among astronauts who give Pope Francis flight suit

BSM alum among astronauts who give Pope Francis flight suit

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

If Pope Francis ever plans an apostolic trip to space, he’s all set after receiving a custom-made blue flight suit with patches of the Argentine flag, his papal coat of arms and a pair of angel wings with his crew name, Jorge Bergoglio.

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Pope: Aborting children with birth defects is like Nazi eugenics program

Pope: Aborting children with birth defects is like Nazi eugenics program

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis denounced the practice of administering prenatal tests to determine birth defects that often lead to abortions, comparing it to the Nazi-era eugenics program that determined what lives were worth keeping or eliminating.

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Dictatorships begin with taking over media to spread lies, pope says

Dictatorships begin with taking over media to spread lies, pope says

| Carol Glatz | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

All dictatorships begin the same way: media outlets are put in the hands of “unscrupulous” people who spread lies and weaken democracy, Pope Francis said.

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