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Pope Makes Peace Appeal

Posted September 16th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict, on the final day of his trip to Lebanon, has urged Middle Eastern Christians to become peacemakers to end what he called the “grim trail of death and destruction” in the region. The 85-year-old pontiff spoke Sunday in the sweltering heat of an open-air Mass on Beirut’s Mediterranean seafront where he urged the […]

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Pope, Lebanese Leaders Call for Religious Peace

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict is calling on Lebanon to be a model of peace and religious freedom in the tumultuous Middle East. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church met with Lebanese officials and religious leaders Saturday at the presidential palace in Beirut, where he was met by cheering crowds. The pope said Christians and Muslims in […]

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Pope, Lebanese Leaders Call for Religious Peace

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict is calling on Lebanon to be a model of peace and religious freedom in the tumultuous Middle East. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church met with Lebanese officials and religious leaders Saturday at the presidential palace in Beirut, where he was met by cheering crowds. The pope said Christians and Muslims in […]

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Pope Meets Muslim Leaders in Lebanon

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict is expected to meet with Muslim leaders in Lebanon Saturday, as part of his three-day visit to the Middle East. Upon arrival in Lebanon Friday, the pope said he has come to the region as a “pilgrim of peace”. The trip comes days after a deadly Muslim uprising in the region, triggered by […]

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Pope Visits Lebanon as ‘Pilgrim of Peace’

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict arrived in Beirut Friday on a three-day visit to Lebanon. The pope was welcomed by Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and cheering supporters. He said he came to the region as “a pilgrim of peace, as a friend of God and as a friend of men.” Pope Benedict is expected to meet with Lebanese […]

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Pope Benedict Arrives in Lebanon

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict has arrived in Lebanon where he is expected to call for peace and reconciliation between Christians and Muslims. The pontiff was greeted by cheering supporters and dignitaries, including Lebanese President Michel Suleiman, as he arrived at a Beirut airport on Friday, the start of a three-day visit. Reuters says the pontiff told reporters […]

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Pope Prepares to Visit Lebanon, Calls for Dialogue in Mideast

Posted September 9th, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict has called for dialogue and reconciliation in the Middle East as he prepares to visit Lebanon at the end of this week. The pontiff told pilgrims Sunday at Castel Gandolfo, his summer residence outside Rome, that his trip to Lebanon, and by extension to the whole of the Middle East, is taking place […]

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Pope Meets With Cardinals On Scandal Probe

Posted June 16th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict has met with three retired cardinals who are carrying out a probe into a leaked-documents scandal that revealed a power struggle in the highest levels of the church hierarchy. The closed-door meeting with Spaniard Julian Herranz, Jozef Tomko of Slovakia and Italian Salvatore De Giorgi was scheduled for Saturday afternoon. No other information […]

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Pope Condemns Priests About Celibacy, Women Clerics

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict has issued a rare condemnation of priests who have questioned church teachings on celibacy and ordaining women. Benedict issued the denunciation during his homily in St. Peter’s Basilica on Holy Thursday, when priests recall the promises made when they were ordained. The pope said a group of priests in a European country recently […]

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Pope Condemns US Trade Embargo on Cuba

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Pope Benedict has condemned the 50-year-old U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, saying such measures “unfairly burden” the Cuban people. The pontiff made his remarks as he wrapped up a three-day trip to Cuba, his first papal visit to the communist-run island. Earlier Wednesday, Pope Benedict met with Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro. He also also […]

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