More Francis anniversary stuff:
- From Omaha, Neb. -- Pope Francis ends his first year with high praise, high expectations
- Washington -- Pope Francis shakes Vatican Bank with ‘earthquake’ reforms with video from Dayton, Ohio.
- National Public Radio talks with NCR's Michael Sean Winters: Pope Francis' First Year In Review - Audio and transcript.
- Argentina -- Pope Francis saved many from Argentina’s death squads
Paul Ryan tries to explain what he meant when he said people in inner cities don't value 'culture of work'
Kansas City, Mo. -- Settlements and legal fees escalate for the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese -- $6 million paid since last May, another $7 million over last two fiscal years. Is bankruptcy on the horizon? The diocese says no.
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Immigration: White House to Review Deportation Practices -- Says deportation can be carried out more “humanely.”
Pennsylvania -- Priest in Pike County sex case promoted after move to Paraguay
Australia -- A senior Catholic official had to be released from a vow of secrecy before he could freely give evidence to the royal commission into child sexual abuse.
Commentary: The secular media are in love with a pope of their own creation -- Catholic journalists and bloggers have a duty to tell the truth about Francis By Mary O'Regan
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