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- Vatican releases Synod list
- AFL-CIO leader sees Francis countering a ‘solidarity deficit’
- Francis, the comic strip, traveling with the pontiff
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- Broadcasting from the rooftop of Africa
- 'We Come as Friends' film shows South Sudan life at time of independence
- Gender imbalance in Roman Catholicism: Divine plan or human construct?
National news from around the web:
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- Misperceptions persist about Obama's faith, but aren't so widespread
- 'Stand with the poor,' Sanders tells students at Christian school
- 'It's all about church closings': Catholic parishes shrink in Northeast, Midwest
- Priest builds Lego replica of the Vatican
- Pricey tickets, cranky citizens and priests behind bars as Philadelphia prepares for pope's visit
- Teen arrested in ISIS-inspired plot against Francis
- Francis will face a fractured U.S. church
- A tourist's guide to Catholic New York
International news from around the web:
- Vatican launches rail service to pope's estate
- Kidnapped Nigerian bishop returned unharmed
- Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem shrine for third day
- Pope warns religious orders: Take in refugees, or pay property taxes
- Niger's Muslims and Christians join forces for peace
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