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Why a poor rural Texas town captured the pope’s attention

By Brenda Nettles Riojas MISSION, Texas — As World Youth Day kicked off in Poland today, a group of Catholic youth in Texas, some without the money to travel to Poland and others without the legal papers to travel there, got … Continue reading

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Pope Francis flexes his Hebrew, wishing the world’s Jews Happy New Year.

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis claims he isn’t much of a polyglot, but apparently he had no problem giving new year’s greetings in Hebrew. In a meeting yesterday with a delegation from the World Jewish Congress, the pope wished its … Continue reading

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