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Pope Francis, the 'cold-call pope', reaches out and touches a lot of people

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Of all the novelties that Pope Francis has brought to the Vatican, few have endeared him to the public — and unsettled his aides — as much as his penchant for picking up the phone and calling someone out of the blue. popefrancis ...
Pope Francis Removes Bishop in Paraguay

- 5 days ago @ online.wsj.com: ROME— Pope Francis has removed a senior bishop in Paraguay in the wake of criticism that he promoted a priest accused of child abuse and established seminaries that the Vatican considered not adequately managed, creating strife with other bishops in ...

Pope Francis Tried to Catch a Baseball Thrown From the Crowd — and Here's

- 5 days ago @ theblaze.com: Pope Francis jumps as he catches a baseball ball thrown by a faithful at the end of his weekly audience at St. Peter's Square on September 24, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. During his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis reflected on his ...

Letters: Pope Francis will challenge us to do better in visit to the U.S.

- 5 days ago @ thenorthwestern.com: Pope Francis is coming to our nation, to Philadelphia for a conference on the family. No doubt Francis will talk more about living family members than unborn ones as Francis has done since becoming Pope. No doubt the Pope will speak at the United ...

Pope and Change 3:44am ET

- 5 days ago @ theweek.com: It's almost like Pope Francis is trying to send a message through his actions. Two days after arresting a defrocked former Vatican ambassador to the Dominican Republic on charges of paying boys for sex, the pope dismissed Paraguayan Bishop Rogelio ...

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Catholic Theologian Issues "Open Letter to Pope Francis" Expressing Concerns about a Church Schism

CUMMING, Ga., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic theologian and author, Dr. Kelly Bowring, has issued an expressing his concerns about whether the Pope is intending to change or abandon Catholic doctrine through sanctioning new pastoral concessions, which would de facto invalidate his pontificate and cause the Catholic Church to divide into a schism.Photo - http://photos ...

Hero peacekeepers excited to protect Pope Francis

ABS CBN News: Contingent Commander Lieutenant Colonel Ted Damusmog said his troops are "excited," although he said protecting Pope Francis is completely different from what they went through in the Golan Heights. The soldiers escaped the Syrian rebels who ...

Pope Francis says putting elderly into care is form of 'hidden euthanasia'

Daily Mail: Pope Francis has condemned the practice of leaving the elderly in care homes as a form of 'hidden euthanasia'. At a special mass in Rome to honour grandparents, the Pope praised the value of the older generation to society. He stressed the importance ...

Letters for Pope Francis

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) is setting up mailboxes in certain parts of the country to encourage the public to write to the pontiff, who is visiting the country in January 2015.

Don't dump gran in a care home, urged Pope: Francis says practice of putting

Daily Mail: Pope Francis has condemned the practice of leaving the elderly in care homes as a form of 'hidden euthanasia'. At a special mass in Rome to honour grandparents, the Pope praised the value of the older generation to society. He stressed the importance ...

Pope Francis says putting elderly into care is form of 'hidden euthanasia'

Pope Francis has condemned the practice of leaving the elderly in care homes as a form of ‘hidden euthanasia’ at a special mass in Rome to honour grandparents.

Pope Francis Calls the World to Honor the Elderly, Says Old Age Time of Grace

Sept. 30, 2014 - Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday morning in St Peter's Square, following a special reception with an estimated 40,000 elderly men and women, including the honored guest, Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI. In his homily, the 77-year old Holy Father spoke of the enormous – indeed, indispensable - contribution that seniors make to society, most importantly in their conservation of ...

SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY

WND.com: In his first Apostolic Exhortation, “Evangelii Gaudium” (The Joy of the Gospel), presented last November, Pope Francis wrote: “Our faith in Christ, who became poor, and was always close to the poor and the outcast, is the basis of our concern for the ...

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Pope Francis, Benedict Celebrate Mass For The Elderly

Huffington Post: VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society. Tens of thousands of people, many of ...

Pope Francis, Benedict Celebrate Mass For The Elderly, Too Often 'Forgotten

Huffington Post: VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society. Tens of thousands of people, many of ...

Pope Francis praises Benedict and elderly at Vatican event

Fox News Latino: VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis on Sunday hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society. Tens of thousands of people, ...

Benedict joins Pope Francis to honor grandparents

Los Angeles Times: Pope Francis has hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society. Tens of thousands of people, many of them elderly couples ...

Pope Francis hails Benedict, other elderly at Vatican fest

Pope Francis on Sunday hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society.

Pope hails Benedict, other elderly at Vatican fest

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grandparents to society.

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Popes Francis, Benedict Stress Importance of Elderly in Society

Voice of America: VATICAN CITY—. Elderly people, including former Pope Benedict, attended a gathering of the wise and wrinkled at the Vatican on Sunday, where Pope Francis denounced the neglect and abandonment of the old as “hidden euthanasia.” During the festive ...

Pope Benedict Joints Pope Francis at Vatican Event Focusing on the Elderly

NBCNews.com: VATICAN CITY — Elderly people, including former Pope Benedict, attended a gathering of the wise and wrinkled at the Vatican on Sunday, where Pope Francis denounced the neglect and abandonment of the old as "hidden euthanasia." During the festive ...

Two Popes Attend Gathering of Wise and Wrinkled at the Vatican

Elderly people, including former Pope Benedict, attended a gathering of the wise and wrinkled at the Vatican on Sunday, where Pope Francis denounced the neglect and abandonment of the old as "hidden e...

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Pope Francis summons Mideast envoys to Rome over ISIS progress

New York Daily News: VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, who has expressed alarm over the rise of Islamic State militants and the plight of Christians in the Middle East, has summoned his envoys in the region to a rare meeting to discuss a response to the crisis, the Vatican said ...

A new look for the canonization process under Pope Francis?

Pope John Paul II has always had a reputation for being the pope who canonized people most liberally: reducing the number of miracles required for beatification and sainthood, abbreviating the wait time after a candidate's death, and naming more saints ...

Pope Francis: Don't 'overdramatize' your complaints to God

Catholic News Agency: In his homily on Tuesday Pope Francis said complaining to God in times of suffering can be a prayer, but cautioned not to exaggerate our difficulties in front of those undergoing major tragedies. “Our life is too easy, our complaints are overdramatized ...

Jesuits' history shows trust in God amid trials, Pope Francis says

Catholic News Agency: The suppression and subsequent restoration of the Society of Jesus shows the importance of discernment and trusting in God even in tribulation, rather than relying on one's own cunning or dwelling on one's persecution, Pope Francis reflected on Saturday.

Pope Francis’ Concern Over ISIS Prompts Summons To Mideast Envoys

Growing concerns over the escalating attacks against Christians by the Islamic militant group ISIS has prompted Pope Francis to invite envoys from several Middle Eastern countries to meet with him at the Vatican. The New York Daily News has learned that ambassadors from the countries of Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and representatives Pope Francis’ Concern Over ISIS Prompts ...

A new look for the canonization process under Pope Francis?

Pope John Paul II has always had a reputation for being the pope who canonized people most liberally: reducing the number of miracles required for beatification and sainthood, abbreviating the wait time after a candidate's death, and naming more saints than all his predecessors combined.

Pope Francis: Bring your troubles to the Lord

In moments of darkness, our lament can become a prayer, but we must guard against overdramatizing our problems and remember there are people experiencing "great tragedies” with good reason to lament, like the Christians driven from their homes for the faith, Pope Francis said, during morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta today. Reflecting on the First Reading, in which Job curses the day he was born ...

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Pope Francis: Abandoning the Aged Is 'Hidden Form of Euthanasia'

Breitbart News: This morning Pope Francis, together with emeritus Pope Benedict, met with thousands of elderly people in Saint Peter's Square, telling them that old age “is a time of grace.” Grandparents, the Pope said, are entrusted with handing down their wisdom and ...

Pope Fran4c9 is: Abaoning the Aged Is 'Hidden Form of Euthanasia'

Breitbart News: This morning Pope Francis, together with emeritus Pope Benedict, met with thousands of elderly people in Saint Peter's Square, telling them that old age “is a time of grace.” Grandparents, the Pope said, are entrusted with handing down their wisdom and ...

Two popes attend gathering of the wise and wrinkled at the Vatican

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Elderly people, including former Pope Benedict, attended a gathering of the wise and wrinkled at the Vatican on Sunday, where Pope Francis denounced the neglect and abandonment of the old as "hidden euthanasia". During the festive event in St. Peter's Square, Francis addressed some 40,000 elderly people -- grandfathers, grandmothers, widows and ...

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