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Pope backs reform as Church begins review on family, marriage

Cardinals and bishops arrive to a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 to open the extraordinary synod on the family. Pope Francis on Sunday issued a strong signal of support for reform of the Catholic Church's approach to marriage, cohabitation and divorce as bishops began a landmark review of teaching on the family.  AP PHOTO/ALESSANDRA TARANTINO

Pope Francis on Sunday issued a strong signal of support for reform of the Catholic Church’s approach to marriage, cohabitation and divorce as bishops began a landmark review of teaching on the family.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj

Muslim pilgrims moving around the Kaaba, the black cube at center, inside the Grand Mosque, a day before Muslim's annual pilgrimage, known as the Hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

An estimated 2 million Muslims are streaming into a sprawling tent city near Mecca for the start of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage. Saudi Arabia says there are 1.4 million visitors to the kingdom for the hajj.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Opus Dei leader, PH visitor, to be beatified

Choristers hold scores with the image of Alvaro del Portillo as they listen to the director during the preparation for Opus Dei Bishop Alvaro del Portillo's mass beatification, in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. More than 100,000 Catholics from around the world are expected to attend the open air beatification ceremony Saturday of Del Portillo, the 2nd most important figure in the order after founder Jose Maria Escriva. AP PHOTO/ANDRES KUDACKI

People of 90 different nationalities, including 1,600 Filipinos, are expected to attend the beatification of Alvaro del Portillo in Madrid on Saturday. Bishop Alvaro was the first successor and the closest collaborator of the founder of Opus Dei, Saint Josemaría Escrivá.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Tagle hand-carries letters from street urchins to Pope Francis

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About a thousand streetchildren in Metro Manila have written letters to Pope Francis in hopes he would spend time with them when he visits the country in January.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pope Francis meets Del Rosario in Vatican—DFA

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Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario receives the warm greetings of Pope Francis during a general audience with the Pope on September 3, 2014.  DFA Photo

Pope Francis met with Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario at the Vatican on September 3 ahead of the papal visit here in early 2015, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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