An Iraqi Christian family fleeing the violence in Mosul sleeps inside Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif, Iraq, Mosul July 20. Pope Francis called for prayers, dialogue, and peace, as the last Iraqi Christians flee Mosul.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service July 21, 2014
Pope assures Christians in all of Iraq and the Middle East of his "constant prayers."
An Israeli soldier adjusts the barrel of a tank at a military staging area outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 14.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service July 18, 2014
Pope Francis urges Israeli and Palestinian leaders to end hostilities in the Holy Land.
Palestinians in Rafah, Gaza Strip, gather around the remains of a house that police said was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service July 17, 2014
Cease-fire gives Gaza civilians chance to assess damage, seek humanitarian aid
People hold quilts at press conference outside of Los Angeles cathedral for victims of sexual abuse by priests. (CNS photo/David McNew, Reuters)
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service July 07, 2014
Francis says 'despicable actions' caused by the clergy have been hidden for too long.
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to visit the Basilica of Santa Maria in Rome's Trastevere neighborhood on June 15. The pope visited members of the Community of Sant'Egidio.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service June 16, 2014
Pope Francis condemns 'increasingly intolerable' effects of the free market.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service June 11, 2014
Pope Francis denounced those responsible for human trafficking, slave labor and arms manufacturing, saying people producing weapons of war are "merchants of death.""One day everything comes to an end and they will be held accountable to God," the pope said at his weekly general a
Pope Francis breathes over chrism oil, a gesture symbolizing the infusion of the Holy Spirit, during Holy Thursday chrism Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 17, 2014
A priest is called to be in the midst of his flock, protecting his people, searching for those who are lost and always serving those in need, Pope Francis told the world's priests.If a priest wants to overcome those inevitable moments of sadness, exhaustion and boredom as well as discover his tr
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 15, 2014
The often silent plight of sexually abused children, victims of domestic violence, prisoners, the abandoned elderly, the unemployed and immigrants facing hostility will be given a powerful voice during the Stations of the Cross at Rome's Colosseum.Thousands of pilgrims and millions of television