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In 2013, Christians were harassed either by the government or social groups in 102 of 198 countries included in a Pew Research Center study, the highest tally for any religious group. An earlier study by other researchers reported a 309 percent jump in attacks on Christians in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

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2015-09-07
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Pope Francis caused quite a spectacle when he slipped out of the Vatican to get new glasses.

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“Many grave sins were committed against the native peoples of America in the name of God.”

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Four Roman Catholic shrines have joined forces to market themselves to the million-plus visitors expected in Philadelphia to see Pope Francis.
http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/06/22/photos-national-shrines-to-visit-in-philadelphia/
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2015-06-25
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A fire ripped through one of the most famous Catholic churches in the Holy Land.

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In the encyclical Laudato Si', Pope Francis laments global environmental degradation, but he offers hope.
Read more here: http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/06/18/pope-francis-we-must-hear-the-cry-of-the-earth-and-the-cry-of-the-poor/
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Pope Francis celebrated the Holy Thursday Mass of the Last Supper at a prison, where he washed the feet of 12 inmates, men and women, from Nigeria, Congo, Ecuador, Brazil, and Italy — as well as one toddler. http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/04/02/pope-francis-celebrates-holy-thursday-by-washing-prisoners-feet/
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2015-04-04
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A great photoessay documenting a #homebirth  experience #photojournalism  

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Photos from the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show http://ow.ly/JkyYi
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