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  • Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter

    Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter
    DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces.
  • Pope's Easter message offers prayer for Ukraine, Syria

    Pope's Easter message offers prayer for Ukraine, Syria
    VATICAN CITY  — Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so many Christians. More than 150,000...

    Don't by fooled by pope's latest move: Carnival time is over

    Don't by fooled by pope's latest move: Carnival time <em>is</em> over
    For all its fascination with Pope Francis, the secular media haven’t paid much attention to a papal appointment that has stirred up the Catholic blogosphere. The no-frills pope has “confirmed” (reappointed) Msgr. Guido Marini as Master...

    Pope Francis asks victims of clerical sex abuse for forgiveness

    Pope Francis asks victims of clerical sex abuse for forgiveness
    ROME -- Pope Francis on Friday made his first public plea for forgiveness on behalf of priests who have abused children. “I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests -- quite a few in number, [although] obviously not...

    Letters: Pope Francis gets little sympathy

    Re "Pope apologizes over abuse," April 12 It is great for Pope Francis to say he's sorry to those who suffered sexual abuse and to acknowledge the wrongdoing, but it is time for action. No more words, please. Children are being abused now by priests,...