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Sts. John and John Paul

April 27, 2014

Today witnessed a historic canonization ceremony in which two former popes, John XXIII (1958-1963) and John Paul II (1978-2005), were canonized as saints with two living popes, Pope Francis and the retired Pope Benedict XVI (2005-2013), on hand.  Here is a clip from the canonization ceremony at the Vatican earlier today: Pope John XXIII is [...]

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2013: The Year that Was

December 29, 2013

2013 is nearing its end — let’s take a look back. According the AP, here were the top 10 news stories of 2013: The awful Obamacare rollout Boston Marathon Bombing Pope Francis takes charge Congress’ low approval ratings NSA spying Gay marriage Nelson Mandela Typhoon Haiyan The Syria debacle Three missing women found At the [...]

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What is Pope Francis Up To?

March 27, 2013

Pope Francis was only elected two weeks ago and he has already captured the attention of the world.  In these two weeks, one thing I’ve noticed among people I know is that some Catholics who don’t accept the teachings of the Catholic Church have cited Pope Francis’ humility and willingness to put faith into action [...]

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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Elected Pope; Chooses the Name Pope Francis

March 13, 2013

Earlier today, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected as the 266th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.  From this day forward, he will be forever known as Pope Francis.  The new Pontiff was elected on the 5th ballot, which occurred on the second day of the Conclave. As someone who was only a [...]

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