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President Trump reaches Israel in second leg of Middle East tour

Upon his arrival in Israel on Monday, US President Donald Trump delivered a message of hope for peace, saying his meetings in Saudi Arabia with King Salman and other Arab leaders gave him "new reasons for hope."
"We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to thi

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Trump in Saudi on first foreign trip

With delicate diplomatic meetings facing him, including three summits, Trump faces the challenge of advancing his "America First" agenda without alienating key allies.
Stepping off Air Force One in sweltering heat with his wife, Melania, Trump and his entourage received a red-carpet welcome from S

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Pope Francis reflects on Mary Magdalene at General Audience

The Holy Father’s reflections were based on a passage from the Gospel of St John, which relates how St Mary Magdalene was the first to see Jesus after His Resurrection. Her visit to Jesus’s tomb, the Pope said, mirrored “the fidelity of so many women” who visit cemeteries to keep alive the memory of

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Pope says he hopes to find common ground with Trump

saying he never judges another person’s views until he hears them for himself.
Pope Francis and President Trump will meet at the Vatican on May 24. The two have been at odds on some issues in recent months.
During the in-flight press conference returning from Fatima to Rome on May 13, a reporter a

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Christians are always on the go in their journey to meet the Lord says Pope Francis

Speaking during the homily at morning Mass at the Casa Santa Marta, the Pope reflected on the liturgical reading of the day in which St. Paul tells the story of Salvation leading up to Jesus.
During the course of history, Pope Francis said, many of our conceptions have changed. Slavery, for example

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Christian governor of Jakarta jailed for blasphemy against Islam

a harsher-than-expected ruling critics fear will embolden hardline Islamist forces to challenge secularism in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation.
Tuesday's guilty verdict for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama comes amid concern about the growing influence of Islamist groups, who organized m

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Pope Francis in-flight presser after Egypt visit

Amongst the topics elaborated upon, he spoke of his concern for the North Korea crisis for which he urged diplomatic mediation, of the phenomenon of populism in Europe and across the world and of the dramatic situation of forced migrants and refugees in many refugee camps.
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Pope Francis in Cairo: full text of homily at Sat AM Mass

Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis
Holy Mass, Cairo
29 April 2017
As-salamu alaykum! Peace be with you!
Today’s Gospel of the third Sunday of Easter speaks to us of the journey to Emmaus of the two disciples who set out from Jerusalem. It can be summed up in three words: death, resurrection

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Pope Francis denounces barbarity during Egypt visit

Francis's trip, aimed at improving Christian-Muslim ties, comes just three weeks after Islamic State suicide bombers killed at least 45 people in two Egyptian churches.
"Let us say once more a firm and clear 'No!' to every form of violence, vengeance and hatred carried out in the name of religion o

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St. Adalbert's greetings to Polish pilgrims: Pope Francis

during which the Holy Father recalled the celebration of the feast of St. Adalbert, one of the Patrons of Poland.
Born in the 10th century, St. Adalbert was the bishop of Prague, and a missionary to the Baltic peoples, who received martyrdom for his efforts to bring them the gospel.
"This past Sun

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Pope Francis: To the city and the world

(to the city and the world) message from the central loggia of St Peter’s Basilica on a sunny Easter Sunday.
The Pope said that “by his resurrection, Jesus Christ has set us free from the slavery of sin and death, and has opened before us the way to eternal life.”
In every age, the Holy Father und

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Pope Francis leads Chrism Mass for Rome diocese

The liturgy is held every year in every diocese, and is typically celebrated on the morning of Holy Thursday, with the clergy gathered around the bishop in a sign of unity.
It is called the “Chrism Mass” because it is during the liturgy that the sacred oils to be used in the Sacraments are blessed:

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21 Christians killed in bomb blast during Palm Sunday services in Egypt

situated in north of capital city Cairo while no claim of responsibility was confirmed by any terror organization.
Coptic Christians were offering Palm Sunday prayers when blast struck at Mar Girgis church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, 120km north of Cairo, Egyptian media reports said.
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Stop using the word illegal as a synonym for immigrant. Pope Francis

and start explaining the big picture, shedding light on the causes behind migration.
“The mass media should be driven by the need to explain the different aspects of migration, also making the public aware of the causes of this phenomenon,” he said in an interview published April 7.
“The violation

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5 dead and many injured in London terror attack

Officials said the individual was inspired by “Islamic terrorism” before he mowed down crowds on Westminster Bridge and stabbed policeman Keith Palmer to death outside Parliament.
Four people died, including a policeman and the attacker, and 29 others were injured – seven of whom are in a critical



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