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    Text of pope’s Christmas Day  message
    Dec25

    Text of pope’s Christmas Day message

    Today I ask him, the Savior of the world, to look upon our brothers and sisters in Iraq and Syria, who for too long now have suffered the effects of ongoing conflict, and who, together with those belonging to other ethnic and religious groups, are suffering a brutal persecution. May Christmas bring them hope, as indeed also to the many displaced...

    Pope Francis celebrates Christmas, wishes peace for Mideast
    Dec25

    Pope Francis celebrates Christmas, wishes peace for Mideast

    Pope Francis prayed for hope and peace on Christmas Day Thursday, focusing on refugees, hostages and others suffering in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pope Condemns IS ‘Persecution’ of Minorities
    Dec25

    Pope Condemns IS ‘Persecution’ of Minorities

    Pope Francis condemned the “brutal persecution” of minorities by Islamic State insurgents in his Christmas message on Thursday and urged people not to be indifferent to the suffering of so many around the world. Christmas is one of the holiest days for Christians, who on Thursday celebrate the birth of Jesus. Tens of thousands of people turned...

    Pope decries indifference to refugees, wishes for peace in Middle East
    Dec25

    Pope decries indifference to refugees, wishes for peace in Middle East

    Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Pope: ‘Truly there are so many tears this Christmas’
    Dec25

    Pope: ‘Truly there are so many tears this Christmas’

    Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast
    Dec25

    Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

    Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Russian crackdown on Navalny could backfire amid economic crisis
    Dec25

    Russian crackdown on Navalny could backfire amid economic crisis

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian authorities’ attempts to jail Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and intimidate his supporters could backfire and trigger new political protests amid the most serious financial crisis of Vladimir Putin’s rule.Thousands pledged to take to the streets after Russian prosecutors this month called for the...

    Pope decries world’s indifference to refugees, wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast
    Dec25

    Pope decries world’s indifference to refugees, wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

    Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pope decries ‘brutal persecution’ of religious minorities
    Dec25

    Pope decries ‘brutal persecution’ of religious minorities

    Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis condemned this year’s “brutal” religious persecution in the Middle East while urging peace in Nigeria, Ukraine and other world troublespots in his annual Christmas “urbi et orbi” message.Calling also for an end to violence against “vast numbers of children”, and...

    Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast
    Dec25

    Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all those suffering in conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine. On a day that brings joy to little ones in much of the world, Francis expressed anguish for children who are victims of...