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Spiritual Ecumenism: Pope Francis Visits Evangelical/Pentecostal Church in Caserta Italy

Spiritual Ecumenism: Pope Francis Visits Evangelical/Pentecostal Church in Caserta Italy Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

Pope Francis took a trip to Caserta, Italy on Monday, June 28, 2014. He visited with a friend named Giovanni Traettino who pastors an evangelical, ...

Spanish priest packs them into church - by dancing the flamenco

Spanish priest packs them into church - by dancing the flamenco Watch

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Jose Planas Moreno, known as "Father Pepe," has revived interest in his church in Malaga, Spain. The priest has brought parishioners flocking ...

LUNCH SURPRISE: Pope Francis eats with Vatican employees in surprise visit

LUNCH SURPRISE: Pope Francis eats with Vatican employees in surprise visit Watch

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A "lunch surprise" usually means an item that's not on the menu offered at a lower price. At the Vatican, employees got quite a "lunch surprise" ...

Stop! I am asking you with all my heart. Stop! - Pope Urges End to Wars in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza

Stop! I am asking you with all my heart. Stop! - Pope Urges End to Wars in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza

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By Asia News

He mentions children, victims of war, "from whom we take away the hope for a decent life," urging the parties to address "every diatribe with the ...

Meriam Ibraham is Free! The Living God Has Heard the Cry of His People! Jesus Christ is Lord!

Meriam Ibraham is Free! The Living God Has Heard the Cry of His People! Jesus Christ is Lord! Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The photo of Pope Francis blessing Meriam Ibrahim and her little daughter Maya in the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday, July 24, 2014, reciving a ...

'A negative act necessarily must be condemned:' Vatican revising law on abuse penalties

'A negative act necessarily must be condemned:' Vatican revising law on abuse penalties Watch

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In regards to canonical law regarding acts of sexual misconduct, according to law ended up being too vague, Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta says, ...

VILE: Somali girl smuggled into United Kingdom for organ harvesting

VILE: Somali girl smuggled into United Kingdom for organ harvesting Watch

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There has been a noticeable uptick of cases of human trafficking in the United Kingdom. In perhaps the most horrific recent case, law ...

HORRIFIC ABUSE: 18-year-old girl coerced into group sex while being recorded on cell phone

HORRIFIC ABUSE: 18-year-old girl coerced into group sex while being recorded on cell phone Watch

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An 18-year-old girl performed explicit sex acts on 24 men on a dance floor with the promise of a holiday - which never arrived. Presented with a ...

Female genital mutilation threatens young females in England, Wales

Female genital mutilation threatens young females in England, Wales Watch

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Far away from Africa and parts of Asia, girls and young women are still at risk for female genital mutilation, or FGM within the United Kingdom. ...

Putin vs. the World: One plane crash may spell the end for Russian president's ambitious plan of conquest

Putin vs. the World: One plane crash may spell the end for Russian president's ambitious plan of conquest Watch

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World opinion continues to oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin, with the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine being the ...

Prophetic Pope Does It Again: Words to an Economic Conference Make Waves

Prophetic Pope Does It Again: Words to an Economic Conference Make Waves Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

On July 12, 2014, this prophetic Pope made waves again. He addressed participants in an international conference entitled - The Global Common ...

Sting nabs 600 pedos across UK, Scotland, Northen Ireland

Sting nabs 600 pedos across UK, Scotland, Northen Ireland Watch

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An Internet sting operation targeting pedophiles has led to the arrest of 660 individuals in the United Kingdom. Among those arrested were ...

MYSTERIOUS BISHOP: Father of British science to be honored

MYSTERIOUS BISHOP: Father of British science to be honored Watch

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A theologian from Bishop Grosseteste University in the city of Lincoln has called for the erection of a statue of Bishop Robert Grosseteste, the ...

Faithful at Istanbul church rattled after Muslim attack

Faithful at Istanbul church rattled after Muslim attack Watch

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The faithful at Saint Stephanos Church in Istanbul, Turkey are feeling rattled after an attack was carried out there by Muslims. Attackers ...

Where does the Vatican store its gold? Mostly in the U.S. it turns out

Where does the Vatican store its gold? Mostly in the U.S. it turns out Watch

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The Vatican Bank-formally known as the Institute for the Works of Religion-has released a 107-page, detailed financial report for 2013.

Church of England rejects Christian tradition and votes to allow women bishops

Church of England rejects Christian tradition and votes to allow women bishops Watch

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While the Archbishop of York asked for the result to be met "with restraint and sensitivity," there were cheers among many Anglicans and ...

Former euthanasia supporter warns against 'slippery slope' in legalization

Former euthanasia supporter warns against 'slippery slope' in legalization Watch

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Theo Boer, a veteran European watchdog in assisted suicide cases is sternly warning the United Kingdom to not legalize euthanasia. He says that ...

FOILED: Eiffel Tower, Louvre was targeted by terrorists

FOILED: Eiffel Tower, Louvre was targeted by terrorists Watch

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As the tragedy of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 proved, forces of terror are keen to destroy landmarks. The destruction of such ...

Oldest tree in United Kingdom is more than 5,000 years old

Oldest tree in United Kingdom is more than 5,000 years old Watch

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A yew that first took root more than 5,000 years ago in Wales is believed to the United Kingdom's oldest living tree. Residing in a churchyard, ...

Cleaning up finances, Vatican to appoint new banker in chief

Cleaning up finances, Vatican to appoint new banker in chief Watch

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Following a criminal investigation, resignations and a 2012 report that accused the Vatican of not doing enough to prevent money laundering, Pope ...

Homily of Pope Francis: Let No Wolf Enter the Fold! There is No Place in the Church for Abusers

Homily of Pope Francis: Let No Wolf Enter the Fold! There is No Place in the Church for Abusers Watch

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For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering. So much time hidden, camouflaged with a complicity that cannot be explained ...

'A serious matter:' Man arrested in Germany for allegedly spying for the U.S.

'A serious matter:' Man arrested in Germany for allegedly spying for the U.S. Watch

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It's accepted that Germany, the top economy in Europe, is a staunch ally of the United States and vice-versa. That decades-long partnership is ...

'Seahenge'  shakes up archeologists in England

'Seahenge' shakes up archeologists in England Watch

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A Bronze Age wooden structure which had been discovered in Norfolk, England back in the late 1990s, has had tests recently preformed on it by the ...

UNSAFE SEX: Two teenagers plunge to their deaths after having sex on balcony

UNSAFE SEX: Two teenagers plunge to their deaths after having sex on balcony Watch

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There's a high price to pay for promiscuous, casual sex: Two teenagers who had met just moments before both died after they rolled off the ...

Victim of acid attack 'ready to find love'

Victim of acid attack 'ready to find love' Watch

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The victim of an a vicious acid attack in 2012, Naomi Oni says she is ready to date again after two years of reconstructive surgery.

Number of displaced people in the world the highest ever since World War II

Number of displaced people in the world the highest ever since World War II Watch

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More than 50 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes and nations due to conflict at the end of last year, the highest number ...

Guantanamo Bay detainee arrested in Spain

Guantanamo Bay detainee arrested in Spain Watch

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A former Guantanamo Bay inmate was arrested by Spanish police under suspicion of jihadist activities relating to Iraq and Syria.

Technology blip or sinister conspiracy: Why did 13 planes vanish from Austrian airspace?

Technology blip or sinister conspiracy: Why did 13 planes vanish from Austrian airspace? Watch

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On two separate occasions, 13 aircraft disappeared from radar for 25 minutes while flying over Austria.