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D.C. Stop Of Pope Francis Trip Includes White House, Congress

The itinerary for Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States was released Tuesday. His first stop is DC and the planning is underway.

06/30/2015

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Buy Tickets To Papal Mass In Philadelphia

Pope Francis is visiting Philadelphia in September, and you can be there.

06/29/2015

Buy Tickets To Papal Mass In Philadelphia

The cost of the daylong pilgrimage is $99 for the bus. The train cost is $159 for adults, $154 for seniors (62 and older), and $119 for children (ages 2-12).

06/29/2015

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Francis Factor: Catholics Celebrate The Pope’s 1-Year Anniversary

The Francis Factor: one year ago, cardinals chose Pope Francis as the new leader of the Catholic Church. What a year it’s been for the 1.2 billion faithful worldwide as the new pope has energized them.

03/13/2014

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Pope Francis Issues Manifesto About Church’s New Direction

The pope once again surprises his followers with a manifest that describes the direction he’s taking the church.

12/01/2013

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300 Bishops Gather In Baltimore To Pray & Discuss The Future Of The Catholic Church

Baltimore is the home to the first Catholic Archdiocese in America. Now, the 300 bishops who run the church in this country are returning to the spiritual home.

11/11/2013

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Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglio Elected ‘Pope Francis’

White smoke signals the Catholic Church has chosen a new pope.

03/13/2013

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Catholics Eagerly Anticipating News Of New Pope

Catholics worldwide are anxiously awaiting news of whom the new pope will be.

03/12/2013

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Pope Benedict XVI Stepping Down Feb. 28 Due To Health Reasons

Vatican officials said Monday that Pope Benedict XVI had announced to his senior clergy that he would resign his position as the head of the Catholic Church on February 28, according to news agency reports.

02/11/2013

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Opinion: Churches Shouldn’t Be The Next Super PACs

It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.

11/13/2012

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Group Of Catholics Protests Political Views Of Catholic Church

Same-sex marriage, abortion and contraceptives. America’s Catholic bishops have taken a strong stand opposing each. They were asked by other Catholics to stop mixing those positions with politics.

11/13/2012

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Catholic Bishops Stay Course On Gay Marriage Fight

A subdued U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops acknowledged Monday that voters rejected the stands they took against gay marriage and birth control, but gave no sign they would change their strategy ahead.

11/12/2012

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