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Pope Francis: 'Many Powerful People Don't Want Peace Because They Live Off War'
Society & Culture  (tags: Pope Francis, Peace, Arms Manufacturers, Industry of Death, Arms Contractors, WarMongers, War Profiteers, children and the Pope, Peace movement, Power, Profit$ )

BMutiny
- 351 days ago - dailykos.com
"Many powerful people don't want peace because they live off war." "This is serious," Pope Francis told 7000 children. "Some powerful people make their living with the production of arms." "It's the industry of death." You GO, Pope Francis!
You're Gay So Go Away, Pope Tells French Ambassador
Society & Culture  (tags: France, Pope Francis, Catholic church, Gay Marriage, Gay Ambassador, openly Gay, LGBT Rights )

BMutiny
- 357 days ago - sgn.org
Pope Francis met with France's openly Gay Ambassador to the Vatican, but only to tell him that his appointment to represent France at the Vatican was unacceptable.
Fox News: Pope's Acknowledgment of Climate Change Reveals 'Population Control' Agenda (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Pope Francis, Fox News, world, climate-change, environment, destruction, animals, humans, protection, religion, society, politics )

Carrie
- 481 days ago - rawstory.com
According to Media Matters, Fox News has chosen to portray the Pope's attention to climate change as a radical decision to side against his own church and align himself with "environmental extremists who favor widespread population control and wealth ...
Pope Francis Fires Head of the Swiss Guard: 'I Give the Orders Around Here'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, Pope Francis, Swiss Guard, interesting, humans, rights, society )

Carrie
- 509 days ago - rawstory.com
"Sit down," he told the young guardsman, to which the soldier said: "I can't, it's against orders." The Pope replied: "I give the orders around here" - and promptly went off to buy a cappuccino for the exhausted soldier.
Pope Launches Review That Could Change Church's Attitude on Marriage, Cohabitation and Divorce
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, Catholics, Pope Francis, marriage, family, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, rights, children )

Carrie
- 570 days ago - rawstory.com
Pope Francis on Sunday launched a major review of Catholic teaching on the family that could lead to change in the Church's attitude to marriage, cohabitation and divorce.
Pope Francis Performs First Papal Marriage Ceremony Since 2000 -- on a Couple Who Lived in Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Pope Francis, marriage, good news, society, culture, humans, freedoms, news, rights )

Carrie
- 591 days ago - rawstory.com
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.
Pope Francis Reassures the Faithful: Only 2 Percent of Catholic Clergy Are Pedophiles
Society & Culture  (tags: Pope Francis, Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Church, paedophiles, priestly celibacy, married priests, Catholic clergy, pedophilia, child rape, child abuse, expose', pedophilia cover-up )

BMutiny
- 653 days ago - rawstory.com
"That two percent includes priests and even bishops and cardinals," he said. Interview with a 90-year-old Atheist Editor of an Italian paper.
Francis's Holy War
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Pope Francis, Catholics, society, culture, religion, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 671 days ago - medium.com
How the strangest, most divisive Pope in memory keeps surprising the world--and the Catholic Church. What, really, can we make of this strange new pope? Hundreds of thousands of words have been written in the effort to understand him.
Don't Fire Catholic Teacher for Becoming Pregnant - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: Catholic Church, Montana, education, schools, teacher, pregnancy, women, Pope Francis, contracts, hypocricy )

Angelika
- 805 days ago - act.faithfulamerica.org
A beloved Catholic teacher in Montana was just fired simply for becoming pregnant. According to diocesan officials, she's now a bad example for her students.
Thomas Cahill: Conservatives Are Afraid of Pope's 'Pure Christianity,' Not 'Pure Marxism' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Pope Francis, religion, republicans, conservatives, Americans, Thomas Cahill, society, politics, ethics, humans )

Carrie
- 845 days ago - rawstory.com
Republicans, including right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh, have criticized comments made by Pope Francis about unfettered free market economies and the lack of concern in capitalist societies for the poor.
Meet the Pope's New BFF
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Catholics, Pope Francis, Cardinal Sean O'Malley, friendship, world, interesting )

Carrie
- 898 days ago - nationaljournal.com
Stephen Colbert may be--as he bragged in character last month at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner--"America's most famous Catholic." But he has serious competition for the title of most important Catholic in the United States.
Is the Pope Catholic?
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Pope Francis, good news, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, family, society, rights, humans, interesting, world, culture )

Carrie
- 1001 days ago - bigthink.com
Everyone is agog about the gay-friendly sentiment Pope Francis expressed on his flight home from Brazil. The "who am I to judge?" line appears to have come from Pope Francis in a sincere spirit of toleration for gays and lesbians.
   

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