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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, Larisa Alonso talks to a reporter at Our Lady of Charity Catholic church in Miami. Many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Francis stirring hopes of progress in communist Cuba, but some Cuban-Americans say their spiritual leader betrayed the…

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Pope's role in Cuba splits Cuban-Americans

Pope's role in Cuba splits Cuban-Americans

MIAMI — The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil.

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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Anti-Castro protesters and former Cuban political prisoners Efrain Rivas, left, and Arturo Suarez say they are unhappy with U.S. plans to restore official relations with Cuba.

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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Anti-Castro protester Jay Fernandez is among many in the Little Havana area of Miami who oppose the Castros, though many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Pope Francis bring hopes of progress to communist Cuba.

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Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock

In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, Rev. Juan Rumin Dominguez talks to a reporter at Our Lady of Charity Catholic church in Miami. Many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Francis stirring hopes of progress in communist Cuba, but some Cuban-Americans say their spiritual leader …

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Marketplace Ministries answers a higher workplace calling

Marketplace Ministries answers a higher workplace calling

Marketplace Ministries Inc. offers workplace chaplains to companies.

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War authorization should be first act of Congress

War authorization should be first act of Congress

Washington leaders should move quickly to allow military action against Islamic State.

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El Nacimiento at La Casa Cordova

El Nacimiento at La Casa Cordova

This is a detail of a nacimiento built by Maria Luisa Teña at the Tucson Museum of Art's Casa Cordova in memory of her mother on Tuesday, November 20, 2001.

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Ridley Scott talks religious casting, themes

Ridley Scott talks religious casting, themes

LOS ANGELES — Ridley Scott did not originally want to make “Exodus: Gods and Kings.”

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Ridley Scott talks religious casting, themes

Ridley Scott talks religious casting, themes

Ridley Scott

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Oy vey, holidays! Hanukkah gets a Christmaslike makeover

Oy vey, holidays! Hanukkah gets a Christmaslike makeover

There are an increasing number of Hanukkah-themed products inspired by Christmas traditions and toys.

November 22, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Nacimiento

Nacimiento

The opening of El Nacimiento — elaborate 800-piece Nativity installation at the Tucson Museum of Art’s the historic Casa Cordova — is a fall tradition that you will find only in Tucson.  

November 20, 2014 7:00 am
Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

This 2012 photo provided by Manischewitz. shows the Chanukah House kit from The Manischewitz Company. The kit, sold widely in supermarkets and drugstore chains, was inspired by the Christmas tradition of gingerbread houses. The house is made from cookie dough and comes with blue, yellow and …

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Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

This undated image provided by the creators of The Maccabee on the Mantel shows the toy doll and accompanying storybook about Jewish soldiers called Maccabees who fought to save Judaism in ancient times. The Maccabee on the Mantel was inspired by the popular Christmas toy Elf on the Shelf. I…

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Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

This undated image provided by Neal Hoffman shows a Hanukkah toy called The Mensch on a Bench. Hoffman is Jewish, his wife is Catholic and he came up with the idea for the toy when his son asked for an Elf on the Shelf toy. Hoffman made a prototype of Mensch on a Bench in 2013 and sold out i…

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Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

This undated image provided by Harbor Sweets shows the company’s “Chanukah Box” of chocolates decorated with a menorah. Harbor Sweets, a small New England handcrafted chocolate company, created the box in response to demand among customers who wanted to give chocolates as a holiday gift whil…

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Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas?

This is a three-piece set of glass Hanukkah ornaments from the Kurt Adler company, which is known for Christmas specialty items. It’s one of a number of examples of Hanukkah-themed products inspired by Christmas traditions.

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Thrown by gay marriage, caller invokes heavenly wrath

Thrown by gay marriage, caller invokes heavenly wrath

Bad weather shows God is against same-sex nuptials, he says.

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My Favorite Place: El Tiradito

My Favorite Place: El Tiradito

A magical space in one of Tucson's oldest neighborhoods.

October 11, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Advice from Carolyn Hax: Take control of relationship

Advice from Carolyn Hax: Take control of relationship

How do you draw the line between abuser and the victim? 

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