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Pope: Persecution of Christians must stop. Local governments need to take action

November 12, 2014

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With the chilly weather setting in Rome, Pope Francis made his way along the Popemobile, blessing children who were dressed for the cold breeze. In his catechesis, the Pope said that Church ministers should carry out their vocation with kindness, gentleness, patience, prudence and attention towards others. POPE FRANCIS “This is the alphabet. These words […]

Montgomery Co. ed board strips religious holiday references from new calendar

November 12, 2014

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Wednesday – 11/12/2014, 5:18amĀ  ET Equality for Eid was not happy with the MCPS’ decision. (WTOP File Photo) What do you think of the school system’s decision to get rid of the references to religious holidays? Post a comment in this story, comment on WTOP’s Facebook Page or use #WTOP on Twitter. ROCKVILLE, Md. — […]

Church offers prayers, Mexicans express outrage for missing students

November 12, 2014

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Church offers prayers, Mexicans express outrage for missing students By David Agren Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City offered prayers during Mass Nov. 9 for Mexico’s 43 missing teacher trainees, who authorities allege were captured by crooked cops, killed by organized crime and had their bodies burned. […]