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Pope Francis speaks on unity and says "the Holy Spirit does not create uniformity”

THE POPE TO THE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH: WE ARE ON THE PATH TOWARDS UNITY

Vatican City, 29 July 2014 (VIS) – Unity in diversity and the plea for forgiveness for the lack of understanding shown by some Catholics towards their Pentecostal brothers were the key themes of the Pope’s address at the Pentecostal Church of the Reconciliation in Caserta yesterday, during his meeting with his friend, the pastor Giovanni Traettino, whom he known for many years, both in Buenos Aires and as bishop of Rome, engaged in ecumenism. 1,051 more words

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POPE FRANCIS SHOULD IGNORE MR. WELBY'S PLEA FOR UNITY TALKS TO CONTINUE!

According to various reports Mr. Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury has written to Pope Francis in a plea to prevent the ordination of women bishops from derailing plans for the eventual reunification between the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches. 382 more words

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Pope Francis made an unscripted plea for peace during his weekly Vatican address today

Pope Francis made an unscripted plea for peace during his weekly Vatican address today – a comment interpreted as a reference to the ongoing  Gaza crisis. 180 more words

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Men Resistent to Acknowledging Effects of Time

“You know,” I said, speaking to a friend. “I might need to be a bit more careful at my age.”

I finally said it – the words I’d hoped never to hear coming out of my mouth. 503 more words

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The Holy See permanent observer at the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, spoke at the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council about conflict in Gaza

Vatican City, 25 July 2014 (VIS) – Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Holy See permanent observer at the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, spoke at the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council dedicated to the question of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem, which took place on 23 July. 525 more words

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Homelessness in Dublin branded as "shameful" by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin.

THE level of homelessness in the capital has been branded as “shameful” by Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin.

He also criticised the State’s response to the social housing crisis across the country. 304 more words

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Exploring Scientific Evidence that connects artificial contraception to breast cancer

.LINCOLN, NEB., July 21 (CNA) .- In an upcoming issue of The Linacre Quarterly, the official journal of the Catholic Medical Association, an article entitled, “The Breast Cancer Epidemic: 10 Facts,” will explore the scientific evidence that connects artificial contraception to breast cancer. 532 more words

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