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Gerard O’ConnellMay 17, 2015
Pope Francis canonized four 19th century women religious ndash 2 from Palestine and one each from Italy and France ndash during a festive mass in St Peter rsquo s Square on May 17 attended by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and official State delegations from Jordan Israel Italy and Fra
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Gerard O’ConnellMay 16, 2015
ldquo You are an angel of peace rdquo Pope Francis told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the end of their meeting in the Vatican May 16 during which they both expressed the hope for the resumption of ldquo direct peace negotiations rdquo between Israelis and Palestinians Francis paid hi
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Jim McDermottMay 15, 2015
Pepperdine University Seaver College Commencement nbsp May 2ndElizabeth HolmesHolmes is the founder and CEO of Theranos nbsp which is developing cheap tests for the diagnosis of disease Holmes is also the world rsquo s youngest self-made female billionaire and one of TIME rsquo s 2015 100 most in
Pope Francis greets Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines, at the sign of peace while celebrating Mass at the city's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Jan. 16. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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Gerard O’ConnellMay 14, 2015
ldquo I accept this election in the name of all the poor people in the world rdquo nbsp With these words the Filipino cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle accepted his election as the new President of Caritas Internationalis He is the first Asian to head this confederation of Catholic Church charity a
Brittany Maynard is pictured with husband, Dan Diaz, in this undated photo (CNS photo/Reuters).
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Jim McDermottMay 13, 2015
The groundswell of support this time around is quite strong.