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Globe Trot: Pope and patriarch unite against persecution

By Mindy Belz
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International | POPE FRANCIS: The pontiff ended a visit to Turkey with a pointed call for Muslim leaders—political, religious, and academic—to condemn Islamic…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson residents rejoice over a calmer night

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Moving forward. A St. Louis grand jury will start hearing evidence this morning in the shooting that killed African-American teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

Globe Trot: Boko Haram bomb targets Christian area

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Yesterday’s bomb explosion in Jos, the capital of volatile Plateau State, has killed about 118 people and wounded over 45. The car…

UN calls Catholic pro-life stance torture

By Andrew Branch
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Abortion | In a novel attack on pro-life groups and nations, the United Nations has accused the Roman Catholic Church of torture for advocating against abortion. Austin…

Midday Roundup: Bringing down communism, 140 characters at a time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Bay of tweets. The U.S. government covertly masterminded the creation of “Cuban Twitter” using taxpayer funds earmarked for international aid, the…

Globe Trot: Conflicting agendas frame Obama’s Saudi visit

By Mindy Belz
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International | SAUDI ARABIA: President Barack Obama today travels to Saudi Arabia, where he hopes to repair frayed relations. Human rights groups hope the president will…

Globe Trot: A papal audience for the president

By Mindy Belz
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International | VATICAN CITY: I attended today’s papal audience in St. Peter’s Square, standing just rows away from Pope Francis as more than 50,000 people—despite rain…

The enforcer

The enforcer

By Gene Edward Veith
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Vatican | Dubbed by his enemies 'God's rottweiler,' Pope Benedict XVI decries 'filth' in the church and vows to fight the 'dictatorship of relativism'

 
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