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Door to God's Mercy never closed. Pope Francis

In an impassioned address to the thousands of faithful pilgrims and tourists on hand, in which he departed frequently from his prepared text to emphasize his points, Pope Francis said, “If the door of God’s mercy is always open, even so must be the doors of our churches, the love of our communities,

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Paris attacks kill 127, Islamic State threatens France

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic State released an undated video in which a militant said France would not live peacefully as long it took part in U.S.-led bombing raids against its fighters.
A Paris city hall official said four gunmen systematically slaughtered at least

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Pope Francis message on Laity Vocation

to discuss the theme: Vocation and mission of the Laity: Fifty years after the Decree: Apostolicam actuositatem.
In his message which was addressed to Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko, President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Pope recalled how the Second Vatican Council with its keynote docum

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Pope Francis is expected in Kenya on November 25

Construction of the altar to be used by the pontiff when he presides over a holy mass at the University of Nairobi grounds is at an advanced stage.
Both the government and the Catholic Church are overseeing the preparations and have called on all Kenyans to welcome this special visitor.
The pope i

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Pope Francis: Martyrdom is a grace from God

500 people including Bishops, priests, religious, lay people and seminarians from El Salvador came to the Vatican on Friday to say quite simply “Thank You” to Pope Francis for beatifying Archbishop Oscar Romero in May 2015. The Archbishop was shot dead as he celebrated Mass in a hospital chapel on 2

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Prominent Human Rights activist Rubina Bhatti honored with Peace Award

on October 23, 2015, in a colorful Peace Award ceremony at One UN Plaza Towers New York.
Rubina Feroze Bhatti is recipient of numerous international awards for her services towards downtrodden communities and building bridges of peace in Pakistani society. She is General Secretary at Taangh Wasaib

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Deporting Christian asylum seekers while accepting thousands of Muslim

Hundreds of thousands of Muslim migrants have sought a better life in Europe. Pakistani Faisal Javaid became a Christian after he arrived in Sweden.
"I don't have any more belief in Islam," he told CBN News.
Javaid fell in love with Eka, a Christian woman from the country of Georgia who introduced

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Multan Jail authorities put Asia Bibi in isolation ward

Asia Bibi, a mother of five whose case had sparked international outrage over the country's controversial blasphemy laws, was put in an isolation ward last week soon after the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence to a former police commando who brutally killed former Punjab governor Salman Taseer

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Pope Francis Establishes a Shelter for Rome’s Homeless Men

The new dormitory is called “Gift of Mercy,” because mercy is “love’s second name,” Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, the apostolic almoner, told Vatican Radio.
He added that the initiative is a response to Pope Francis’ call to the faithful to care for the poor and the homeless.
Earlier this year, Pop

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SC upholds death sentence of Mumtaz Qadri on murder of Salman Taseer

Mumtaz Qadri assassinated the Former Punjab Governor Salman Taseer on January 4, 2011 at the Kohsar Market in Islamabad because the politician spoke against the country’s blasphemy law.
Later, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) awarded the death penalty to Mumtaz Qadri for killing the governor. Qadri we

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Hindu Radicals Demand All Christian Missionaries to Leave Nepal

“Christians have corrupted the country,” the leaflet distributed by the ‘Morcha Nepal’ group read.
“Foreign influence have manipulated government decisions.”
Despite this, Christian missionaries are continuing to work in Nepal, Fides sources said.
“Christians continue their mission of dialogue an

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Pope at Philadelphia Mass Urges Women, Ordinary Catholics to Step Up

The pontiff kicked off a festive weekend in the City of Brotherly Love by celebrating Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul amid high security.
He told the packed cathedral of about 1,600 people that the future of the Catholic church depended on more involvement from women and la

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Pope Francis addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly

and, as he put it, “today’s widespread and quietly growing “culture of waste”. The Holy Father also referred to the effects of economic and social exclusion with, "its baneful consequences: human trafficking, the marketing of human organs and tissues, the sexual exploitation of boys and girls, slave

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Cautious on politics, Pope celebrates Mass in east Cuba

He is the first Pope to visit Holguin, capital of the province where the Castro brothers, Raul and Fidel, grew up.
On nearly every block, posters welcoming the pontiff adorned doors and telephone poles, while bike-taxis and horse-drawn carriages traversed below the yellow-and-white flags of the Vat

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Former Nobel Director Regrets Obama’s Peace Prize

“To be honest, I do not feel I deserve to be in the company of so many transformative figures who’ve been honored by this prize,” Obama said at the time.
Now, nearly six years later, former director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute is having doubts about the decision. In a recently published memoir



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