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Presentation of first two books in Italian by Pope Francis

March 25, 2013

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Vatican City, 25 March 2013 (VIS) – “Guarire dalla corruzione” (Recovering from Corruption) and “Umilta, la strada verso Dio” (Humility: The Road towards God) are the titles of the first two books by the new Pope to be published in Italian. Tomorrow, 26 March, they will be presented to the press at the Curci Hall […]

Pope Francis’ first saints

March 25, 2013

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March 25, 2013, (Romereports.com) It was during a consistory with cardinals that Benedict XVI announced his resignation in Latin. The news spread like wildfire, eclipsing everything else happening inside. As a result, few know that in the consistory, Benedict XVI set the date for the canonization of three new saints. It will take place May […]

Unprecedented image in two thousand years of Catholic history

March 25, 2013

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The two popes: Francis and Benedict XVI The similarities between Bergoglio and Ratzinger outnumber the difference Andrea Tornielli Vatican City The images of the two popes (the newly appointed and the Emeritus) hugging, praying together side by side, amiably chatting and exchanging presents are destined to make history. Never before has a pope resigned due […]

Obama lights candles, prays at Bethlehem’s Church of Nativity compound

March 25, 2013

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By Judith Sudilovsky Catholic News Service JERUSALEM (CNS) — U.S. President Barack Obama, visiting the West Bank city of Bethlehem, stopped twice to light candles for his family and himself: first at the Church of Nativity grotto, where Christian tradition holds that Jesus was born, then at the adjacent Catholic Church of St. Catherine. On […]

Free Army bombed the largest airport in Syria and targeted air security branch building in Harasta

March 21, 2013

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http://cedarnews.net/syria-654-135/ Network announced the Syrian Human Rights said 29 people in Syria, mostly in Damascus, while regime forces shelled the air neighborhoods in Aleppo and Deir al-Zour, rebels targeted military sites in Damascus and elsewhere. The activists stressed that caught fire in the building of the security branch air Bhrsta Rural Damascus, by targeted by […]

US flies B-52s over Korea

March 21, 2013

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21-Mar-2013 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM The US Air Force is breaking out some of its heaviest hardware to send a message to North Korea. A Pentagon spokesman said Monday that B-52 bombers are making flights over South Korea as part of military exercises this month. Read: North Korean video shows imagined attack on […]

Dead pigs in China river exceed 13,000

March 21, 2013

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21-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM The number of dead pigs found in a river running through China’s commercial hub Shanghai had reached more than 13,000, the government and state media said Monday, as mystery deepened over the hogs’ precise origin. The Shanghai government said workers pulled 335 pigs out of the Huangpu […]

Protest highlights treatment of Coptic Christians in Libya

March 21, 2013

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By Adelaide Darling Washington D.C., Mar 19, 2013 / 02:01 am (CNA).- Christians gathered in front of the Libyan Embassy in Washington, D.C., on March 14 to peacefully protest the recent detainment and torture of Copts in Libya. One protestor, a Middle Eastern Christian, told CNA that the Libyan government holds Coptic Christians and “accuses […]

Syrian Terrorist Use of Chemical Weapons, 15 People Killed

March 20, 2013

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Tuesday 19 March 2013 19:51 Islam Times-“Terrorists fired rockets containing chemical substances in the al-Assal Khan Aleppo countryside. Around 15 people were killed, most of them civilians,” SANA reported. According to the official news agency SANA, armed terrorist groups fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons, killing at least 15 […]

Chemical weapons Syria blast kills 16 people rebel

March 20, 2013

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Yesi Syelvia Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – 20:08 pm Sindonews.com – Omran al-Zoabi, Syrian Information Minister accused the Syrian rebels fired a chemical weapon in the northern province of Aleppo. The attack killed 16 people and wounded 86 other people. Reportedly, most of the wounded were in critically condition, on Tuesday (19/03/2013). “Terrorists fired rockets […]