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Rio Favela Still Reaping Fruits from World Youth Day

A priest said the WYD experience revitalized the faith of a neighborhood , where many held ‘magical’ beliefs mixed with Christianity.

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COMMENTARY: Severing the Roots of the Tree of Liberty

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Evangelicals Praise Pope Francis’ Promotion of the Gospel

As Pope Francis makes a historic visit to a Pentecostal church in Italy, U.S. evangelicals reflect on the Pope’s challenge to all Christians to have an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ.

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U.S. Foreign Policy Must Change to Solve Migrant Crisis, Says Bishop

Subsidized agriculture exports, the demand for illegal drugs and unregulated mining companies are U.S. contributions to the root causes of the recent migration crisis, said Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines.

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U.N. Agency Criticized for Efforts to Push Abortion on Ireland

The legal adviser for the pro-life group Family & Life, said, ‘There is no such thing as a right to abortion in international human rights law, whether as an explicit right or as an adjunct to other rights. Any statement to the contrary displays either an ignorance of international human rights law or a cavalier and manipulative attitude towards genuine human rights

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Hope: ‘All Manner of Things Shall Be Well’

User's Guide to Sunday, July 27

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Pope Francis and Economic Justice

This address was delivered at the Napa Institute conference July 26.

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