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Pope Francis Named “TIME” Person of the Year

On Monday I shared that TIME was mulling over its shortlist of 2013 notables to decide who it would name “Person of the Year,” and […]

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The Best Tweets About Pope Francis Winning Time’s “Person of the Year.”

Lots of reactions to today’s announcement that Pope Francis is Time’s Person of the Year. Pope Francis is TIME’s Person of the Year for 2013 […]

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Memo to the Tea Party: Jesus Was Not a Capitalist

The publication late last month of Pope Francis‘s first papal exhortation – Evangelii Gaudium, or “Joy of the Gospels” – raised the hackles of some […]

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Pope Francis Suspends “Bishop of Bling”

This is interesting. Good Morning America reports: “Pope Francis today suspended the free spending German Bishop Franz Peter Tebartz-van Elst — known derisively as Bishop Deluxeor the Bishop of Bling — and […]

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POLL: A Majority of Catholics Agree With Pope’s Forward-Thinking View of Homosexuality

A few weeks ago, Pope Francis released a statement reprimanding the Catholic Church for focusing too much on homosexuality. The utterance sent shockwaves around the […]