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Pope Francis marks 800 years of Franciscans in Holy Land

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Plan for Islamic centre in largely Jewish London area sparks anger and Islamophobia allegations

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Russian Priest Explains Why Westerners Are Converting To Orthodox Christianity

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‘How about Muslim holidays in Germany?’ asks one of Merkel’s ministers

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Pope canonises victims of Dutch colonial massacre in Brazil

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Pope says new Saints show us how to say 'yes' to God's love

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German interior minister floats idea of Muslim holidays

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  • Pope Francis marks 800 years of Franciscans in Holy Land
    Pope Francis marks 800 years of Franciscans in Holy Land

    , news.va

    2017-10-17 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land marking the 800th anniversary of their presence as guardians of the holy sites in modern day Israel and Palestine. In the letter, published on Tuesday, the pope praises the Franciscans for their vital contribution to life in the Holy Land, in particular their work to accompany pilgrims coming from all over the world
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Abrahamic Religions

  • ISIS vow to target 2018 World Cup in Russia after releasing chilling picture of rifle-wielding jihadi standing next to stadium
    ISIS vow to target 2018 World Cup in Russia after releasing chilling picture of rifle-wielding jihadi standing next to stadium

    , mirror.co.uk

    Islamic State terrorists have issued a chilling threat to attack the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They have swamped social media with an image of a rifle-carrying Jihadi and a bomb bearing the regime’s infamous black flag. It stands in front of Volgograd Arena in Southern Russia football stadium. An official symbol of the finals is also included in the alarming promise to bring mayhem to the tournament
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Christianity

Pope

  • Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians
    Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians

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    2017-10-17 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday – the Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr. Following the Readings of the Day, the Holy Father reflected on the “foolishness” of those, who are unable to hear the Word of God, preferring appearances, idols, or ideologies – like the people of Jerusalem, whose faithlessness caused Our Lord to weep nostalgic tears
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Denominations

  • Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians
    Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians

    , news.va

    2017-10-17 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday – the Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr. Following the Readings of the Day, the Holy Father reflected on the “foolishness” of those, who are unable to hear the Word of God, preferring appearances, idols, or ideologies – like the people of Jerusalem, whose faithlessness caused Our Lord to weep nostalgic tears
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  • Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians
    Pope Francis at Santa Marta: on the folly of hard-hearted Christians

    , news.va

    2017-10-17 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday – the Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr. Following the Readings of the Day, the Holy Father reflected on the “foolishness” of those, who are unable to hear the Word of God, preferring appearances, idols, or ideologies – like the people of Jerusalem, whose faithlessness caused Our Lord to weep nostalgic tears
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    Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Italian Peninsula |  Holy See | 

Islam

  • Plan for Islamic centre in largely Jewish London area sparks anger and Islamophobia allegations
    Plan for Islamic centre in largely Jewish London area sparks anger and Islamophobia allegations

    , independent.co.uk

    Plans for an Islamic centre in the heart of a traditionally Jewish London community have sparked a dispute so bitter that some opponents have been accused of vitriolic Islamophobia, while the scheme’s Jewish defenders have been compared to Nazi concentration camp ‘Kapos’. There have been 350 objections and a 5,676–signature petition opposing a planning application by The Centre for Islamic Enlightening to turn the old Golders Green Hippodrome into a Muslim place of worship
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