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Hobby Lobby Founders Meet Pope Francis

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Frothy Mix Praises Pope Francis

“I don’t think he’s coming across lenient at all. What he’s doing is the right thing, which is– he’s looking at a world and he’s looking at his faithful that are– that are really struggling right now, struggling with their faith. And he wants to focus on the central thing, which is the good news. He isn’t here to be …

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Obama Meets Pope For First Time

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GERMANY: Catholic Bishop Resigns Over Opulent Lifestyle, Pope Accepts

You remember that guy, right? I’ll update this post as details emerge.

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Pope Francis Indicates Catholic Church Could Support Some Types Of Civil Unions

In an interview published in Italy today, Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church could consider supporting some forms of civil unions, but not same-sex marriage. The Pope reiterated the church’s longstanding teaching that “marriage is between a man and a woman.” However, he said, “We have to look at different cases and evaluate them in their variety.” For instance, …

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The bird’s name: Amore. Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Dwight)

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NIGERIA: Catholic Cardinal Promoted By Pope Francis Praises Anti-Gay Laws

“The church accepts people as they are, we condemn homosexuality, Nigeria is an independent country and we do not beg for food. We have every right to order our social life in any way we think it should go. Our social life should not be organised on the basis of what others think. On this note, I commend our National …

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Boehner Speaks At DC March To Ban Abortion, Pope Tweets Support

Politico reports: Every January for the past 40 years, a large group of anti-abortion advocates has gathered on the National Mall and then marched to the Supreme Court to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Organizers say their participants in the past few years have numbered from 200,000 to 400,000, a large part of whom are young people, and …

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Pope “Shocked” By Gay Adoption

From the Times Of Malta: The Pope is “shocked” by Malta’s Civil Unions Bill, which will allow gay couples to adopt children, Auxiliary Bishop Charles Scicluna has told The Sunday Times of Malta. Defending his decision to use his Christmas homily to reiterate that a family had to be built around a man and a woman, Mgr Scicluna said he …

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Signorile Slams Advocate Over Naming Pope Francis The Person Of The Year

“The Advocate magazine put Pope Francis on its cover, proclaiming him the Person of the Year, offering a myriad of reasons why it passed up others, such as Edie Windsor. The best thing about this is that Francis has a ‘NoH8’ decal Photoshopped onto his face, and it’s driving poor Bill Donohue of the Catholic League into a blood-vessel-popping rage. …

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Advocate: Pope Is Person Of The Year

The Advocate writes: Edie Windsor is a hero, one well worth recording in history books that retell the story of DOMA’s demise. But she is not the Person of the Year. She couldn’t possibly be, not for The Advocate, where we celebrate the work of so many who contributed to that landmark Supreme Court victory. The most influential person of …

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Pope Francis Vs Rush Limbaugh

“The Marxist ideology is wrong. But I have met many Marxists in my life who are good people, so I don’t feel offended [to have been called a Marxist]. There is nothing in the Exhortation that cannot be found in the social Doctrine of the Church. I wasn’t speaking from a technical point of view, what I was trying to …

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Glenn Beck: TIME Magazine Is Totally Fascist For Selecting Pope Francis

Mediaite breaks it down: Just like his fellow conservative host Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck was not pleased with TIME Magazine’s decision to name Pope Francis its Person of the Year for 2013. But unlike Glenn Greenwald and countless other journalists, Beck didn’t think the honor should have gone to Edward Snowden. He had someone else in mind: Sen. Ted Cruz …

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TIME Names Pope Francis Person Of The Year, Edith Windsor Ranked Third

TIME Magazine today named Pope Francis as its person of the year.  In second place is Edward Snowden, with DOMA champion Edith Windsor placing third.  Syrian President Bashar Assad is ranked fourth, and Tea Party hero Ted Cruz finished out the top five.  Has TIME previously revealed the runners-up in this manner?

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Limbaugh: Pope Francis Is A Marxist

Via CNN’s Belief Blog: Pope Francis: Successor to St. Peter … the people’s pontiff … Marxist? That’s what conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh suggests, calling the Pope’s latest document “pure Marxism.” Limbaugh blasted the pontiff on Wednesday, a day after Francis released “Evangelii Gaudium” (The Joy of the Gospel), a 50,000-word statement that calls for church reform and …

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Quote Of The Day – Pope Francis

“In particular I wish to express my compassion and to ensure my closeness in prayer to every victim of sexual abuse, and to their families; I ask you to continue to support them along the painful path of healing, that they have undertaken with courage.” – Pope Francis, speaking today at a conference of Catholic bishops in the Netherlands.  The …

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NEW JERSEY: Atheist Group Launches Billboard Campaign On Disaster Relief

The Los Angeles Times reports: A New Jersey-based atheist organization is castigating the work of Pope Francis and others who respond to natural disasters with prayer, Bibles and rosaries. The billboards then encourage people to go to Atheists.org for more information, including a list of secular agencies that American Atheists endorse for disaster relief efforts. The organization accuses religion in …

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