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Why Bergoglio travels so little

  Bergoglio on the Buenos Aires underground Francis has never been to the US. He went to Jerusalem once but the Yom Kippur War cut his pilgrimage in half. Now he is Pope, he still keeps his trips short and … Continue reading

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Limburg repeated: Atlanta bishop slammed for overspending on his residence

  Wilton Gregory Archbishop Gregory issues a public apology to the diocese for his new excessively lavish house and announces he’s putting it on the market Giorgio Bernardelli After the scandal involving the disgraced bishop of Limburg, Franz-Peter Tebartz-Van Els, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis tells new cardinals they are not joining a royal court

Pope Francis tells new cardinals they are not joining a royal court By Francis X Rocca of Catholic Herald uk Francis celebrates Mass with the new cardinals on sunday (AP) Celebrating Mass with the newest members of the College of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis surprises aide by going to Confession in public

By Carol Glatz taken from Catholic herald uk Pope Francis goes to Confession in St Peter’s Basilica Pope Francis has surprised his master of ceremonies by going to Confession in public himself during a penance service. After an examination of … Continue reading

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Bishop Bling- he had also come under fire for lying under oath about flying first class to visit slum dwellers in India

‘Bishop Of Bling’ Gets The Boot Share Tweet E-mail 0 Comments Print By Mark Memmott Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 10:10 am The more than $40 million he allowed to be spent on renovations at his residence and … Continue reading

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Francis: A pastor who is not at the service of the community does no good

  (©Afp) The Pope at today’s General Audience At today’s General Audience dedicated to the Holy Orders, Francis warned that priests and bishops who don’t go to confession “become mediocrity” and praised faithful in St. Peter’s Square for their courage … Continue reading

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Vatican accepts resignation of prelate dubbed ‘Bishop of Bling’

  By Carol Glatz  Taken from Catholic herald.uk Zemanta The Vatican has accepted the resignation of a German bishop who was at the centre of controversy over expenditures for his residence and a diocesan center. Following a diocesan investigation, the … Continue reading

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Why Francis is struggling to shrink the Roman Curia

Features Despite establishing the super cardinals, so far the Pope has overseen only piecemeal reforms By Fr Mark Drew taken from catholicherald.co.uk Pope Francis makes his first annual address to the members of the Roman Curia in the Clementine Hall … Continue reading

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Abuse survivor is named to Vatican commission combating abuse

By Staff Reporter on Sunday, 23 March 2014 Taken from catholicherald.co.uk Marie Collins, right, and Baroness Hollins at a Vatican-backed conference on abuse Pope Francis has named a prominent Irish abuse survivor to the new Vatican commission combating abuse worldwide. … Continue reading

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Rocking Nun Suor Cristina: A Follow-Up

Rocking Nun Suor Cristina: A Follow-Up   You’ve been living under a rock — no pun intended — if you haven’t yet heard about “Sister” Cristina Scuccia, the Novus Ordo nun that appeared on The Voice of Italy‘s talent contest on March … Continue reading

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