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Pope Francis on gays: Who am I to judge them?

Pope Francis on gays: Who am I to judge them?

ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT — Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.

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Photos: Pope draws 3 million in Brazil

Photos: Pope draws 3 million in Brazil

Pope Francis has taken off from Rio de Janeiro's international airport, ending a weeklong visit to Brazil that drew an estimated 3 million people onto the sands of Copacabana beach on his final day. -AP

July 28, 2013 5:00 am Photos

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Pope Francis clears John Paul II for sainthood

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.

July 05, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…
Photos: Pope blesses thousands of Harley-Davidsons, bikers

Photos: Pope blesses thousands of Harley-Davidsons, bikers

Biker culture came to the Vatican on Sunday as Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders celebrating the manufacturer's 110th anniversary with a loud parade and plenty of leather. Thundering Harley engines nearly drowned out the Latin recitation of the "Our Father"…

June 16, 2013 4:13 pm Photos

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Tucson Bishop Kicanas: New pope choice 'inspiring'

Tucson Bishop Kicanas: New pope choice 'inspiring'

Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas was surprised at today’s choice of a new pontiff.

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In Catholic Church, this is no century for introverts

Tout le journalism monde has descended on Rome since Pope Benedict XVI's surprise retirement last month. The ensuing Vatican intrigue has been appropriately sumptuous: Was it the gay cabal? Blackmail? Did the butler do it?

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Cardinals fail to elect new pope on first vote

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Black smoke has poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney, signaling that cardinals have failed to elect a pope on their first try.

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Around the world

Around the world

BRITAIN

October 31, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Around the world

Around the world

 

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Around the world

Around the world

 

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Convenience foods not such big time-savers

Most people use prepackaged convenience foods to save time. But new research shows these fat- and sodium-laden foods aren't the time-savers you think they are.

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Kicanas cited as contender for Wis. post

Kicanas cited as contender for Wis. post

There's talk that Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas may be moving to Milwaukee.

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IRAN

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Vatican makes it easier for Anglicans to become Catholics

Vatican makes it easier for Anglicans to become Catholics

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is making it easier for Anglicans to convert to Roman Catholicism — a surprise move designed to entice traditionalists opposed to women priests, openly gay clergy and the blessing of same-sex unions.

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A bookmark for UA Press

A bookmark for UA Press

The University of Arizona Press puts out close to 60 titles a year and has published nearly 1,000 books since it was founded in 1959. It's racked up eight American Book Award winners and 22 International Latino Book Award winners. In the past five years, it's shipped more than 1.3 million bo…

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A bookmark for UA Press

A bookmark for UA Press

 

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Those who confront evil should get Nobel

"War will continue until the end . . ."

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Five new saints include priest who helped lepers

Five new saints include priest who helped lepers

VATICAN CITY — A 19th-century priest whose courageous work with leprosy patients in Hawaii has been likened to the efforts of those battling the stigma of AIDS was elevated to sainthood Sunday by Pope Benedict XVI, along with four other Catholics he hailed as heroes of holiness.

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