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Pope phones family of slain U.S. journalist
Aug 21 2014
Pope Francis phoned the bereaved family of a U.S. journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Syria.

At Mass, archbishop outlines steps to ‘dismantle systemic racism’
Aug 21 2014
More than 500 St. Louis Catholics gathered for a votive Mass for peace and justice Aug. 20.

Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist, his family
Aug 20 2014
In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray for their son.

St. Louis archbishop urges prayers for peace to calm chaos in streets
Aug 20 2014
Residents of Ferguson “are struggling to find peace in the chaos."

Pope thanks people for prayers for his family after deadly crash
Aug 20 2014
“The pope has a family, too. We were five siblings, and I have 16 nieces and nephews."

During inflight news conference, pope talks airstrikes in Iraq, his health, possible U.S. visit
Aug 19 2014
Pope Francis discussed a variety of topics Aug. 18 during an hourlong inflight news conference on his way back from South Korea.

Pope asks prayers after great nephews, their mother die in car crash
Aug 19 2014
Pope Francis asked people to join him in prayer Aug. 19 after he learned that two of his little great nephews and their mother had died in a car crash in Argentina.

Hundreds brave rain to try to get final glimpse of pope in South Korea
Aug 18 2014
Hundreds of Catholic faithful and non-Catholic admirers of Pope Francis braved the pouring rain to try to get a glimpse of him.

Pope calls on Catholics to dialogue with China, other Asian societies
Aug 17 2014
Pope Francis started the day by baptizing a Korean man, Lee Hojin, in a brief ceremony.

Pope says forgiveness key to reconciling divided Korea
Aug 15 2014
“You are brothers who speak the same language,” the pope said Aug. 15.