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Every year in Italy, the beginning of Easter Week is marked by a special Palm Sunday mass given by the pope in Vatican City. The event turns Rome into one of the most popular destinations in the world during the holiday celebrations, but you don’t have to travel all the way to Europe to view it. 254 more words
When Pope Francis last year effectively demoted U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke by moving him out of a senior post in the Vatican to a largely ceremonial role as head of a Rome-based Catholic charity, it was viewed as a way to sideline one of the pontiff’s most outspoken critics on the right. 759 more words
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“Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way.” Luke 6:26… 248 more words
The Washington Post: VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is encouraging the world to ensure its water supplies are protected and available to all.
Francis noted the United Nations was marking Sunday as an occasion to draw attention to water’s importance. 123 more words