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    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said their talks concentrated on the Ukraine conflict and the Middle East, where the Holy See is worried about the fate of the Christian minority. The United States, using diplomatic channels, had encouraged the Vatican to use the private papal audience as an occasion to join the West in condemning...

    Pope tells Vladimir Putin to make a ‘sincere effort’ to find peace in Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope tells Vladimir Putin to make a ‘sincere effort’ to find peace in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin, in typical fashion, was over an hour late to meet Pope Francis on Wednesday. But they eventually met inside the walls of the Vatican, where the pontiff urged the Russian president to make a “sincere effort” to achieve peace in Ukraine A year-long war in the country has killed more than 6,700 people, and...

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in “sincere” international efforts aimed at bringing peace… …read more Source:...

    Putin: ‘Clearly God has built my life in a way that I won’t have anything to regret’
    Jun11

    Putin: ‘Clearly God has built my life in a way that I won’t have anything to regret’

    Vladimir Putin, leader of Russia, doesn’t feel the need to repent. When asked about any regrets he had, Putin told the Italian newspaper Corriere de Sera: “I will be quite frank with you. I cannot recollect anything of the kind. “Clearly God has built my life in a way that I won’t have anything to regret.” Currently, Putin...

    Britain gets cold shoulder with Canada’s talk of joining NATO force
    Jun10

    Britain gets cold shoulder with Canada’s talk of joining NATO force

    The Harper government is considering joining NATO’s rapid reaction force, but doing so could mean spurning a traditional ally whose been courting Canada to be part of its formation. Defence Minister Jason Kenney has acknowledged the government is discussing whether to become part of the alliance’s high-readiness force, casting the...

    Russian Jet Again Harasses U.S. Reconnaissance Plane
    Jun10

    Russian Jet Again Harasses U.S. Reconnaissance Plane

    A Russian fighter jet conducted a dangerous aerial intercept of a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft two weeks ago over the Baltic Sea in the latest sign of heightened military tensions between Moscow and Washington. “The nature of the intercept was unsafe,” said a senior defense official familiar with details of the encounter. However, it is unclear...

    Pope Francis Urges Putin to Make ‘Sincere’ Peace Efforts in Ukraine
    Jun10

    Pope Francis Urges Putin to Make ‘Sincere’ Peace Efforts in Ukraine

    (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican on Wednesday, using the talks to call for a sincere effort aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine. Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said their talks concentrated on the Ukraine conflict and the Middle East, where the Holy See is worried about...

    Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78
    Jun10

    Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Igor Kostin, a Ukrainian photographer who took one of the first pictures of the ravaged Chernobyl nuclear plant after it exploded in 1986, has died. He was 78. …read more Source: CNS...

    Obama’s Big Talk on ISIS and Putin Isn’t Matched By His Actions
    Jun10

    Obama’s Big Talk on ISIS and Putin Isn’t Matched By His Actions

    The U.S. is dispatching around 450 additional military instructors to help Iraq’s government recapture Ramadi and Mosul, adding to the approximately 3,500 US military personnel already on the ground. The move seized headlines, but it’s far from a game-changer in the war against ISIS. Obama’s decision should come as no surprise....

    Pope Francis urges Putin to make ‘sincere effort’ to end Ukraine’s war
    Jun10

    Pope Francis urges Putin to make ‘sincere effort’ to end Ukraine’s war

    Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to make a “sincere effort to achieve peace ” in Ukraine when the two leaders met privately Wednesday at the Vatican. …read more Source: Los Angeles...