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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Robert Redford says Arctic drilling is ‘end game,’ praises Donald Trump’s ‘shake up,’ rest are ‘bland Looney Tunes’

While promoting his new film, A Walk in the Woods, star Robert Redford spoke with Larry King on Larry King Now to tackle all sorts of topics. No surprise that the liberal Hollywood star supports President Obama More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Pope Francis links global warming to human trafficking

Pope Francis said he had “great hopes” that a fundamental agreement to tackle climate change would be reached in Paris later this year, placing great faith in the UN, but surprising many by linking the move More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Obama administration dodges question on Pope Francis stance on abortion with global warming

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said he was not aware that Pope Francis said in his climate change encyclical that it’s “incompatible” to be concerned about protecting the environment while also More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Pope Francis blesses Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus for ‘Ben-Hur’

The Brazilian actor who starred in the 300 films and on Lost, received an audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received a special blessing, captured in a photo by co-star Nazanin Boniadi, who plays Esther More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 26th, 2015
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Kim Kardashian, George Clooney call for President Obama to honor Armenian Christian massacre

Another year and more silence from President Obama on the Armenian massacre of Christians. During the 100th anniversary of the Turkish Muslims murder of 1.5 million Christians, Obama has maintained his silence, More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Pope Francis meets with Asia Bibi’s family: I pray for you, Asia, the suffering

Pope Francis met the husband and daughter of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman  sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan over blasphemy charges, the Vatican confirmed. “I pray for Asia, for you and for all Christians More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Pope Francis: Call for all to battle trafficking, ‘build peace’

Pope Francis opened the New Year with a powerful message to rid the world of human trafficking. Under the theme “No Longer Slaves,” the Pope condemned slavery and human trafficking during the New Year’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Pope Francis names 15 new cardinals

Pope Francis I March 2013 photo by Casa Rosada via wikipedia Pope Francis has named 15 new cardinals from 13 nations, including Tonga, New Zealand and Myanmar. They will be installed on February 14, 2015. Francis More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Pope Francis Christmas Message: end suffering, be compassionate, reject selfishness

Pope Francis wants to bring hope to Christians and other ethnic and religious groups suffering “brutal persecution” in Iraq and Syria. The Pope used his Christmas Day blessing, “Urbi et Orbi,” More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Pope Francis proclaims animals go to heaven, the Humane Society responds

After the new Pope was chosen last March and then took the name “Francis” – after Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals — I took a deep breath and dared to hope that this could be the More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Pope Francis encourages church to reach out to the divorced, gay community

Pope Francis spoke out about tolerance and inclusion in a recent interview, encouraging the church to reach out to the gay commuity and those who have been divorced.   The pontiff said both should be welcomed More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Pope Francis excommunicates mafia members, visits with Coco Campolongo family

Pope Francis announced that Italian Mafia members are now excommunicated from the Catholic Church. During his visit to south Italy the Pope used harsh and bold language denouncing violence and ‘evil’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Pope Francis speaks against legalization of marijuana, narcotics saying ‘addiction is an evil’

Pope Francis spoke out against the legalization of recreational drugs at a drug enforcement conference in Rome. The Holy Seestated his opinion that drugs “are not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Pope Francis will meet with sex abuse victims, declaring ‘zero tolerance’ as bishops are investigated

Pope Francis I announced Monday that he would hold a meeting at the Vatican with a group of sex abuse victims. The Pope then declared a “zero tolerance” for any member of the clergy who would violate a child. “On More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Pope Francis apologizes for Catholic Church’s ‘evil’ sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis I offered his more sincere apologies to the world for the sexual abuse scandal associated with the Catholic Church. The Pope asked for forgiveness “for the damage” that abusive priests have inflicted More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Pope Francis shocks Catholics, kneels in public to confess sins to priest

Pope Francis I has shocked Catholics, faith leaders and his own master of ceremonies Friday when he broke protocol to do something unexpected: he bowed down in front of the crowd at St. Peter’s Basilica and confessed More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Pope Francis meets Russell Crowe, Darren Aronofsky, but doesn’t watch ‘Noah’ film

Russell Crowe, who plays the title character in the new film Noah, lobbied hard for a personal audience with Pope Francis using social media to get the Pope to watch the new film. Pope Francis I March 2013 photo More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Pope Francis discusses opposition to Christianity, persecution and there are ‘more martyrs’ today

While discussing worldwide Christian persecution and opposition at his morning mass this week, Pope Francis I said the reason is “because the world does not tolerate the divinity of Christ,” Persecution has More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Pope Francis targets arms makers, media, apathetic public in speech against war

Pope Francis spoke out Tuesday against the public indifference and profiteers of war, which are raging all over the globe. “Think of the starving children in the refugee camps. Just think of them: this is fruit More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Pope Francis I tweets support of March for Life on Roe v Wade anniversary

Hundreds of thousands of pro-life Americans will be mourning 41 years of legalized abortion today as they participate in the March for Life As they march, they will know they have the support of Pope Francis. The More...



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