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Salam and salutation to Pope Francis

Pope Francis (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) The iconic spiritual leaders of our time took decades of struggle and growth … Continued

10 ways to revitalize the Catholic Church

(Andrew Medichini/AP ) Reform is afoot in the Vatican. Pope Francis has tightened the reins on the Vatican bank, worked … Continued

Democracy minus freedom equals tyranny

Opponents of Morsi pray in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Anti-Morsi protesters have set up camp in the square, the site … Continued

In Greece, a case study on Islam in Europe

June 28, 2012Golden Dawn members give a raised-fist salute as they are sworn into parliament.Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP via Getty … Continued

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to meet for the first time

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will meet in Rome on Friday (June 14) for … Continued

Apple’s tax ethics: Unpatriotic or shrewdness in action?

Tim Cook testifies on Capitol Hill. He said Apple and other companies aren’t bringing cash back to the United States … Continued

Pope Francis redirects employee bonuses to charity

VATICAN CITY — Vatican employees won’t receive the special bonus they are traditionally awarded when a new pope is elected, … Continued

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio elected as Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY — Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as Pope Francis on Wednesday (March 13), after only two … Continued

The cheated generation: lack of good jobs for young adults is creating a moral crisis

New employment figures reveal young adults in the U.S. have nearly double (13.7 percent) the unemployment rate of the general … Continued

European austerity measures reach the Vatican budget

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican must adopt “effective” cost reduction measures in the wake of the global economic crisis, Pope … Continued

Thanks and giving: Why Wal-Mart “Black Friday” strikes are important

BLOOMBERG Costumers wait in line to pay for their merchandise inside Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB de CV’s Suburbia store in … Continued

Catholic bishops fail to agree on statement on the economy

BALTIMORE — A divided Catholic hierarchy on Tuesday (Nov. 13) failed to agree on a statement about the economy after … Continued

New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a divided Anglican Communion

CANTERBURY, England — Bishop Justin Welby, a former oil executive who’s emerged as a critic of corporate excess, was named … Continued

Visionary from Medjugorje says Virgin Mary is aware of economic crisis

STERRETT, Ala. — Marija Lunetti, one of six young peasants who claimed that the Virgin Mary began appearing to them … Continued

Paul Krugman as prophet?: Economic suffering is not a virtue

Damian Dovarganes AP Job seekers gather May 31, 2012, for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair … Continued

Director of Vatican Bank resigns under pressure

VATICAN CITY — In an unprecedented move, the board of the Vatican Bank on Thursday (May 24) forced its president, … Continued

Obama and Romney offer differing views of God

People always ask, “What would Jesus do?,” but in America today, it’s impossible to know. And that’s because there are … Continued

Pope arrives in Cuba, blasts economic ‘selfishness’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Cuba on Monday (March 26), renewing the Catholic Church’s pledge to “work … Continued

Church of England installs alarms to stop copper thefts

LONDON — The Church of England is spearheading a campaign to install high-tech movement sensors on scores of churches in … Continued

Heartless capitalism a ‘deadly sin’?

Mitt Romney in an infamous photo taken during his time at Bain. There is a rough underbelly to capitalism. Newt … Continued