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Pope to Oil Execs: Energy Needs Mustn't Destroy Civilization
World  (tags: civilization, climate, energy, Pope Francis )

David
- 255 days ago - msn.com
Pope Francis told leading oil executives Saturday that the transition to less-polluting energy sources "is a challenge of epochal proportions" and warned that satisfying the world's energy needs "must not destroy civilization."
Why Is the Radical Pope About to Canonize a Priest Who Helped Enslave and Murder Native Americans?
World  (tags: Franciscan padres, canonize, Pope Francis, Father Junípero Serra )

Sheryl
- 1250 days ago - thenation.com
The best theological intentions in the world the Franciscan padres eliminated Indians with the effectiveness of Nazis operating concentration camps. Concerning the Indian contact with the missions meant death. Canonize Serra is like canonizing the Devil.
Pope Calls for Every European Parish to Take in Refugee Family
World  (tags: Refugees, Pope Francis, Vatican, compassion, concrete gesture )

Evelyn
- 1263 days ago - naharnet.com
Calling for a "concrete gesture" ahead of a Jubilee Year of Mercy starting in December, the pope urged "every parish, every religious community, every monastery, every sanctuary in Europe (to) take in a family." It's not just about saying "have courage"
Our Appeal to Pope Francis - Petition
World  (tags: The Doctrine of Discovery, Inter Caetera Papal Bull, 1493, adverse policy, indigenous people, Pope Francis, revoke, rescind )

Sheryl
- 1288 days ago - romeroinstitute.org
The Doctrine of Discovery issued as the Inter Caetera Papal Bull of May 4th, 1493 continues to adversely and insidiously influence policy decisions directed towards indigenous peoples across North and South America. Pope Francis please revoke and rescind
Letter To Pope Francis - Petition
World  (tags: Pope Francis, pastor, prophet, diplomat, USA, crimes against humanity, decades of aggression, petition )

Sheryl
- 1298 days ago - diy.rootsaction.org
When you come to USA as diplomat as a pastor your needed as a prophet most of all. Make a clear denunciation of the complicity of USAs Govt. its institutions and its churches in crimes against humanity. Decades of aggression have negatively hurt millions
Petition:His Holiness Pope Francis: Condemn Homophobic Violence Perpetuated in the Name of Christ, in Uganda and the World. · C
World  (tags: Pope Francis, Uganda, Africa, homophobia, homophobic violence, Christians, tolerance, non-violence, anti-Gay laws, LGBT Rights, Human Rights Catholic Church )

Barbara
- 1312 days ago - change.org
After an initial openness to tolerance - or at least to non-violence - Pope Francis has begun to retreat into more traditional and intransigent positions. This cannot happen. That's why I'm calling on him to condemn Ugandan & Christian homophobic violence
A Revolutionary Pope Calls for Rethinking the Outdated Criteria That Rule the World
World  (tags: Economy, U.S., Pope Francis, Public Banks )

Judy
- 1327 days ago - commondreams.org
Pope Francis' revolutionary encyclical addresses not just climate change but the banking crisis
Pope Francis's Edict on Climate Change Will Anger Deniers and US Churches
World  (tags: Vatican, Pope Francis, global warming, climate change, deniers )

Roger
- 1515 days ago - theguardian.com
The reason for such frenetic activity, says Bishop Marcelo Sorondo, chancellor of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences, is the pope's wish to directly influence next year's crucial UN climate meeting in Paris, when countries will try to conclude
On Turkey Visit, Pope Francis Urges Dialogue in Battling Fanaticism
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, ethics, humans, freedoms, conflict, crime, death, HumanRights, Turkey, pope francis, fanaticism, istanbul, muslim, interreligious, military, fundamentalism, christians, minorities )

Darren
- 1544 days ago - nytimes.com
ISTANBUL -- In his first visit as pope to a predominantly Muslim country, Pope Francis said in Turkey on Friday that interreligious dialogue, more than just military action, was required to combat the "fanatacism and fundamentalism" that threaten
Italy Steps Up Security Over Alleged ISIS Plot to Kill The Pope
World  (tags: Italy, Pope Francis, ISIS, security, death threat, violence, news, society, world )

Carrie
- 1637 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Earlier this week, the Roman newspaper Il Tempo published a disturbing report that Francis is "in the crosshairs" of ISIS for "bearing false witness" against Islam.
Pope Francis To Visit South Korea In August
World  (tags: South Korea, religion, Pope Francis, Asian Youth Day, society, news )

Carrie
- 1808 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"His Holiness Francis will make an Apostolic Trip to the Republic of Korea from 14 to 18 August 2014, on the occasion of the Sixth Asian Youth Day, to be held in the diocese of Daejeon," Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said in a statement.
Pope Says F*** in Sunday Blessing Gaffe (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Pope Francis, language, gaffe, humor, world, news, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 1815 days ago - thelocal.it
Pope Francis made a rare linguistic error during his weekly blessing on Sunday, transforming a harmless Italian word into one of the strongest swearwords in the dictionary.
Pope Francis: On Gay People: "Who Am I to Judge? They Should Not Be Marginalized"
World  (tags: Pope Francis, Gay People, Youth Protestors, Women, Tolrance, Vatican Bank, news, world )

Jay
- 2031 days ago - latimes.com
"If a person is gay, seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge?" Francis said. "They should not be marginalized." but keeps ban on women priests & ""A young person who does not protest, I do not like," the pope said of youthful demonstarators in Braz
Is Pope Francis the Catholic Princess Diana?
World  (tags: world, refugees & relief, human suffering, death, ethics, Pope Francis, society, media, humans, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 2047 days ago - religion.blogs.cnn.com
It was a shipwreck of African migrants off the coast of Lampedusa, a small island in the Mediterranean, that spurred Pope Francis into action. In the past 18 months more than 500 people have died, or gone missing at sea, trying to escape Africa.
   

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