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August 2013 Archives

Argentina’s Two Most Famous People Meet:  Pope Francis and Lionel Messi Together

Argentina’s Two Most Famous People Meet:  Pope Francis and Lionel Messi Together

The two most famous Argentines alive met here Tuesday as Pope Francis granted a special audience to striker Leo Messi and the other members of the Argentina and Italy national soccer teams on the eve of a friendly to honor the first Latin American pontiff. continue reading »

Chicago Cardinal Pulls Funding From Immigration Groups For Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Chicago Cardinal Pulls Funding From Immigration Groups For Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Chicago Cardinal Francis George has pulled funding from a coalition of immigration groups that support same-sex marriage in Illinois, according to a Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) statement released last week. continue reading »

Religious Pilgrimage Bus Plunges into Ravine Near Mexico City, Killing 8

Religious Pilgrimage Bus Plunges into Ravine Near Mexico City, Killing 8

Eight people were killed and 30 others hurt when their bus plunged into a ravine in central Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »