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Pope says communists are closet Christians
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, whose criticisms of unbridled capitalism have prompted some to label him a Marxist, said in an interview published on Sunday that communists had stolen the flag of
Vatican Defrocks Dominican Envoy Accused of Abuse
The Vatican has defrocked its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, an archbishop from Poland who was accused of sexually abusing boys while he served as the pope’s representative in the Caribbean nation.
The former archbishop, Jozef Wesolowski,
Georgia 'guns everywhere' law opposed by churches
Leaders of two Christian denominations in Georgia said this week that guns had no place in their churches and they would opt out of a new state law allowing firearms in houses of worship as part of a broad expansion of gun rights.
John Paul II, John XXIII become Roman Catholic saints
Pope Francis declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday before hundreds of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI.
The poster girls for jihad
Samra Kesinovic, 16, and Sabina Selimovic, 15, disappeared from their homes in Vienna and began posting pictures of themselves wearing niqabs surrounded by armed men.
Muslim school set to open in Kitchener
A new private elementary school will be opening in Kitchener this September. The school, to be called the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) Maple Grove School, formally known as the St. Louis Learning Centre.
Iraqi women protest against proposed Islamic law in Iraq
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers.
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