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Thumbnail cna 5783bb8ea383a 113356 Pope Francis nails three-point shot by naming American spokesman

Though he didn’t win an NBA championship this year, Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors nevertheless put up a great individual season, the...

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Thumbnail women pilgrimage john allen Pilgrimage illustrates Catholicism’s ‘woman problem’

One of the more striking Catholic pilgrimages in recent memory wrapped up in early July with a small Mass at a side altar in St. Peter’s...

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Thumbnail 20150113cnsbr7704 Interfaith blowback means Francis has hardliners’ attention

In general, Pope Francis gets high marks for his interreligious outreach, which has been a core feature of his papacy from the beginning. Shortly...

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Thumbnail 20160626t0054 2 cns pope armenia ecumenical prayer Pope Francis in Armenia shows that size doesn’t matter

YEREVAN, ARMENIA – In theory, at least, size doesn’t matter in Christianity. One’s spiritual dignity is not supposed to correlate with numbers of...

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