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Pope on the plane: Religious freedom will also grow in Islam During his flight back from Morocco, Pope Francis met with journalists for 45 minutes. He addressed questions such as the situation of Christians in Muslim countries, migration and why he has not sanctioned a French cardinal on trial for failing to denounce abuses.

ALERT: Beef Products Recalled Over Potential E. Coli Contamination | What To Know Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,838 pounds of beef heel and chuck tender products that may be contaminated with E. coli.

Brexit & Trade War: WTO warns of global economic slowdown | DW News The World Trade Organisation (WTO) says that world trade growth is slowing at an alarming rate. Political instability and the persisting trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies are taking their toll.

U.S. officials warn southern border on verge of collapse With over 100,000 migrants pouring over the border in March, Border Patrol warns the situation is past the breaking point.

Pope says Catholic Church must acknowledge history of abuse Pope Francis, addressing an array of scandals, said on Tuesday the Roman Catholic Church had to acknowledge a history of male domination and sexual abuse of women and children and repair its reputation among young people or risk becoming "a museum."

Pope warns against hate-fomenting 'fake news' Internet-based "fake news" is fomenting prejudice and hatred, Pope Francis said on Tuesday, warning our culture "has lost its sense of truth and bends the facts to suit particular interests".

South Korea declares national emergency over massive blaze The South Korean government has declared a rare national emergency after a giant forest fire swept across the country's northeast, leaving at least one person dead and dozens wounded.

The brave new world of plant-based eating After years in the making, the new Canada’s Food Guide has exploded on the food scene, much like popcorn in a popper.

Circus magician makes a table float in mid-air for Pope Francis The magician from Liana Morfeiâ??s Golden Circus has surprised the pope making a table float in mid-air. It was during this weekâ??s General Audience. The pope looked under the table to try to understand the mind-boggling trick.

Vatican City drinks more wine per person than anywhere else in the world More wine is drunk per person in the Vatican City than in any other country in the world, according to the latest statistics released by the Wine Institute.

Court orders Christian to pay $55,000 to trans politician for calling him ‘biological male’ A B.C. human rights tribunal has ruled that a Christian activist discriminated against a man who claims to be "female" by distributing flyers that referred to the man, who was running for political office at the time, as a "biological male."

Pope approves law on reporting abuse allegations involving Vatican personnel, diplomats Pope Francis on Friday issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for Vatican personnel and Holy See diplomats that requires the immediate reporting of abuse allegations to Vatican prosecutors, a policy shift aimed at being a model for the Catholic Church worldwide.

Pope vows to end coverups, fight sex abuse with 'wrath of God' Pope Francis closed out his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse by vowing Sunday to confront abusers with "the wrath of God," end the coverups by their superiors and prioritize the victims of this "brazen, aggressive and destructive evil."

Man Arrested In Plot To Assassinate Trump, Blow Up Pentagon West Virginia State Police closed Interstate 68 near the Maryland border for several hours after a man made threats to kill President Trump and blow up the Pentagon.

Three injured in suicide attack at traffic police station in NE China A suicide bomber carried out an attack at a traffic police station in Shenyang, northeast China, on Thursday. Two police officers and one civilian sustained minor injuries. Authorities confirmed the suspect died in the attack. His motives were not immediately clear.

Chile court orders Catholic Church to compensate sexual abuse victims An appeals court in Chile ruled Wednesday that the Roman Catholic Church must pay compensation to three victims of the Rev. Fernando Karadima, the country's most notorious pedophile priest.

Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto is becoming a disaster Glyphosate, best known under Monsanto's commercial name Roundup is a highly controversial substance. Is the weedkiller a major health risk or only deadly to plants? A court in California has come down on the side of 'major health risk', awarding a plaintiff who sued the company compensation totalling around $80 million.

Death toll rises to 78 in China chemical plant explosion 2019 The number of deaths from the chemical plant explosion on March 21 in China’s Jiangsu province has risen to 78.

Pope Francis rebuffs worshippers trying to kiss his ring Pope Francis repeatedly pulled his hand away when worshippers attempted to kiss his papal ring at the Holy House of Loreto in Italy on Monday. Kissing the papal ring is traditionally seen as a sign of respect for the office. A close aide to the pope later said: 'Sometimes he likes it, sometimes he does not.'

'Dark day for internet freedom': EU lawmakers approve controversial copyright reform The European Parliament has voted to adopt the highly controversial Article 13 provision which would govern the production and distribution of content online under the auspices of increasing copyright protections.

NY County Declares Measles State of Emergency, Bans Unvaccinated Kids from School After having 153 diagnosed cases of Measles since October, Rockland County in the state of New York has declared a state of emergency and banned unvaccinated minors from being in some public areas.

A new 'male birth control' pill might be safe, but there's still a long way to go, researchers say Many people are looking forward to a time when men will be able to take an oral contraceptive.

Top 10 Infamous Guillotine Executions In the centuries prior to the French Revolution, French authorities used a variety of methods of execution depending on the nature of the crime and the condemned man or woman’s place in society. Some of these punishments took on what many would deem quite extreme dimensions of brutality.

Most People Don't Even Realize What's Coming Will you get lost in the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Most people I asked don't even know what that is, but it's happening all around us right now.

Proposed law in Alabama would require people to pass drug tests to receive food stamps A proposed bill in Alabama would require some residents to pass a drug test to receive food stamp benefits.

Governor Ducey says he is 'pro-vaccination and anti-measles' Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suggested Wednesday he would veto legislation that critics say would lead to fewer immunizations.

Trump building a 'new liberal world order', says secretary of state Mike Pompeo Donald Trump is building a new “liberal” world older upheld by American leadership and democracy, his secretary of state has claimed in a speech which blamed Iran and China for global instability.

Pro-gay church plans to build worship space/brewery, donate profits to Planned Parenthood A building in Santa Cruz, Calif., is being converted into a worship space and public brewery by a pro-gay church that plans to donate some of its beer proceeds to Planned Parenthood, according to reports.

Medical examiner accused of harvesting organs, tissue from deceased children A Texas medical examiner is under criminal investigation and is facing a lawsuit for allegedly taking organs and tissue from deceased children without consent. One America's Meghann Dyke looks at the gruesome allegations.

THE EUROPEAN UNION'S MANDATORY NATIONAL BIOMETRIC ID CARD WILL AFFECT 512 MILLION PEOPLE A recent European Union (EU) announcement about national ID's will destroy millions of people's privacy and create a near global biometric database.

Darlington County Councilman hopes to eliminate Sunday blue laws Darlington County Councilman Robert Kilgo Sr. wants to eliminate Sunday blue laws and give workers a day to worship their religion.

The Global Cashless Society Will Create Disastrous Economic Crisis! Cash is disappearing. And it’s disappearing fast. All around the world we are seeing more digital transactions and less cash. Just in the last 20 years there has been a massive leap towards a cashless society. This is one which government absolutely favor in order to be able to track every transaction.

Chinese Official Vows to Eliminate Christianity in China A Chinese official says the country is vowing to eliminate Christianity in China, according to The Christian Post.

Police investigate violent attacks on pro-life vigils The escalating media and legal attack on peaceful pro-life vigils has erupted into physical violence, as police investigate incidents in Manchester and Nottingham.

Belgium’s assisted suicide rate has increased 247 percent since 2010 As assisted suicide advocates continue to push their agenda in the UK, new reports from jurisdictions that have legal euthanasia show just how swiftly a society falls down the slippery slope when the practise is permitted.

Flash floods cause devastation in Indonesia Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have left at least 50 people dead and 59 people injured. The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain and subsequent landslides on Saturday.

Biblical Breakthrough: Scholars Restore Site Where John the Baptist Was Killed According to the archaeologist who supervised the project for many years, his team’s goal was to leave Machaerus for the next generations both as “an authentic and reliable historical and archaeological place” and as a Christian pilgrimage site.

New gun laws will make New Zealand safer after Christchurch massacre says Jacinda Ardern New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern says her cabinet has made in principle decisions around the reform of gun laws following Friday's mass shooting in Christchurch. 'I intend to give further details of these decisions to the media and the public before cabinet meets again next Monday,' she says. 'This ultimately means that within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer'

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Death toll from cyclone in Southeast Africa could exceed 1,000 The devastation caused by cyclone Idai in Southeast Africa is becoming clear more than five days after it tore through the region.

Philippines water shortages hit more than 6 million people More than 6 million people in the Philippines have been hit by water shortages in capital Manila and nearby Rizal province. Water supply has been cut off for at least six hours each day, and authorities have appealed to hospital patients to limit visitors to reduce water use. Many water-dependent businesses have also closed temporarily.

'I Wanted to Spread the Word of God': Student Suspended for Posting Bible Verses in Response to Rainbow Flags An Ohio high school student is speaking out after she received a suspension for posting Bible verses on walls and lockers in response to a collection of LGBT “pride” flags that decorated the hallways. In a video posted to Facebook last Friday, Gabby Helsinger claims that she is being punished for allegedly “targeting” the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club.

Just As I Am: LGBT Clergy in the Church of England Recent years have seen the Church of England managing a difficult relationship with the LGBT community. Whilst the secular state has made strides from civil partnerships to marriage, the Church still struggles to come to terms with the sexuality of some of its clergy.

Catholic priest accused of groping woman during last rites A Roman Catholic priest has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge in Texas after he was accused of groping a woman in home hospice care while giving her last rites.

Lawyers release list of Illinois Catholic clergy accused of sexual misconduct Attorneys for clergy sex abuse victims released a new report Wednesday detailing all the Illinois priests who they say have been publicly accused of sexual abuse.

Costa Rica authorities raid Catholic Church offices Judicial police in Costa Rica's capital raided Roman Catholic church offices Thursday, searching for information about two priests accused of sexual abuse.

Defrocked Jersey priest who molested boys now teaches kids English in Dominican Republic A former Roman Catholic priest who was defrocked and convicted of molesting two boys in New Jersey has found a new vocation in a new location — teaching children English at a private school in this resort town.

Canadian guidelines aim to stop Catholic church sex abuse As the Roman Catholic church hosts a historic summit on sexual abuse, new Canadian guidelines are being used as a possible roadmap for reformation.

Has the Catholic Church committed the worst crime in U.S. history? “Horseplay,” a term used to denote child rape, is, says Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, part of a sinister glossary of euphemisms by which the Catholic Church’s bureaucracy obfuscates in documents the church’s “pattern of abuse” and conspiracy of silence “that goes all the way to the Vatican.” “Benevolent bishops” are those who allow predatory priests, shuffled from other dioceses, to continue as priests.

About 390 Catholic priests, 6 nuns in Ill. named as alleged sexual abusers on massive list A law firm that represents clerical sexual abuse victims released a massive list Wednesday of Roman Catholic priests in Illinois, along with six nuns and a handful of lay people, who have been credibly accused of molesting children.

Protester not backing down until Catholic church undergoes major reform William O'Sullivan says he's received more support from passing cars than he's had middle fingers thrown at him while protesting in front of St. Kevin's Catholic Church in Welland every Sunday for the past six months.

Montreal priest released from hospital after stabbing at St. Joseph's Oratory The priest who was stabbed Friday at Montreal’s famed Saint Joseph’s Oratory has been released from hospital with minor injuries and said he’s feeling “fine.”

West Virginia's attorney general alleges Catholic Church allowed abusive priests to teach in schools The Catholic diocese allowed priests to serve in the West Virginia community and work in their schools in spite of known histories of sexual abuse, according to newly filed court documents.

The Latest: Vatican City to get a child protection policy The Vatican has announced it will soon issue a child protection policy and guidelines for preventing sexual abuse of minors for Vatican City State.

Christian persecution set to rise ‘sharply’ in 2019, group warns An international Christian organization is warning that the persecution of Christians worldwide is set to rise in 2019 -- and it's calling on the United States to do more to help.

The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Most Dangerous to Follow Jesus For decades, North Korea has clearly been the world’s worst persecutor of Christians. But now, another nation nearly matches it.

Belief in aliens could be America’s next religion Or at least, they’re about to. That’s a reasonable takeaway when a renowned Harvard astronomer publicly declares, without apparent fear of repercussion, that he believes an alien spaceship may be orbiting our planet.

Muslim extremists accused of targeting Christians in Nigeria Muslim extremists are accused of waging a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Christians in Nigeria. One America's Neil W. McCabe has more from Washington.

Bishop’s phone porn didn’t involve minors, but questions remain on move to Vatican When Pope Francis decided in 2017 to bring an Argentine bishop to Rome and give him a job in the Vatican, the prelate had been accused of “strange behavior” but not of criminal sexual conduct, Crux has learned.

Bishop’s phone porn didn’t involve minors, but questions remain on move to Vatican When Pope Francis decided in 2017 to bring an Argentine bishop to Rome and give him a job in the Vatican, the prelate had been accused of “strange behavior” but not of criminal sexual conduct, Crux has learned.

Vatican’s Academy for Life encourages parents to vaccinate children Catholic parents should vaccinate their children for the good of their children and the community, and they can do so with a “clear conscience” that “the use of such vaccines does not signify some sort of cooperation in voluntary abortion,” said the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Vatican says ‘door is open’ to meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis A senior Vatican official has said the Catholic Church’s door is “is always open” to dialogue with China as Italy prepared for the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping this week.

Plight Of Survivors After Cyclone Idai: No Power, No Homes, No Roads When Cyclone Idai, a devastating tropical storm, swept across southeastern Africa on Thursday, it killed at least 150 people, displaced hundreds of thousands and left Beira, a coastal city of a half-million people in central Mozambique, almost totally destroyed.

Malta's Foreign Minister says Pope Francis is important in addressing issues on migration As part of his official trip to Rome, Carmelo Abela came to the “Museum of the Popes.” He is Malta's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion.

Teacher shown door after Christian school discovers she had sex 'outside of a heterosexual marriage' Measles is seeing a global resurgence. The World Health Organization says the number of cases of the deadly disease doubled last year, to almost 230,000.

How Social Media is boosting misinformation on vaccines Measles is seeing a global resurgence. The World Health Organization says the number of cases of the deadly disease doubled last year, to almost 230,000.

Berkeley scientists developing artificial intelligence tool to combat ‘hate speech’ on social media Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are developing a tool that uses artificial intelligence to identify “hate speech” on social media, a program that researchers hope will out-perform human beings in identifying bigoted comments on Twitter, Reddit and other online platforms.

DepEd mulls ‘no vaccination, no enrollment’ in public schools Philippines: The Department of Education (DepEd) said it is studying the proposal of the Department of Health (DOH) to implement a "no vaccination, no enrollment," policy in public schools amid the spike in the number of measles cases in the country.

Catholic Church expels a US Cardinal found guilty of sex crimes Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sex crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said on Saturday.

Pope Francis: There is no covering up before God. He knows who we truly are Pope Francis: There is no covering up before God. He knows who we truly are

Hail Satan? puts the fun in Satanic fundamentalism In 2013, an organization billing itself as The Satanic Temple made a minor news splash when it mounted a press conference at the Florida State Capitol to praise Governor Rick Scott for signing a bill to permit student-led “inspirational messages” at school events.

Vatican tries to clarify Pope comments on 'sexual slavery' of nuns The Vatican on Wednesday clarified comments by Pope Francis about a case of what he called "sexual slavery" within a French congregation of nuns, saying he was referring to an abuse of power that was reflected in instances of sexual abuse.

'A dream come true': 120,000 take in Pope's message at Abu Dhabi mass Tens of thousands of Catholics and several thousand Muslims attended an unprecedented public celebration of mass on Tuesday by Pope Francis, the first pontiff in history to visit the Arabian Peninsula.

Pope on his Abu Dhabi visit: “a new page in the history of relations between religions” Pope Francis sent this video message to the United Arab Emirates. He is the first pope to travel to the Arab peninsula. There he will attend an inter-religious meeting.

French medical mystery: At least 1,200 babies born with missing limbs, parents want answers French medical mystery: At least 1,200 babies born with missing limbs, parents want answers

Venezuelan Dictator Nicolás Maduro Appeals to Pope Francis for Support Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro has sent a letter to Pope Francis asking the pontiff to “facilitate and reinforce dialogue” as more world leaders abandon the would-be president in favor of his opponent, Juan Guaido.

'I used to think that babies were born a girl or a boy': Why some parents are raising kids undefined by gender Bobby McCullough and his partner Lesley Fleishman believe that in order for their newborn child to have the best possible life, their baby should be raised without a prescribed gender.

If Your Church Doesn’t Have an Elaborate System of Wires to Make Your Pastor Fly, Is It Really Even Church? our pastor may be good at something like, let’s say, preaching, but can your pastor fly?

Why Do Christians Want to Post the 10 Commandments and Not the Sermon on the Mount? You’ve heard the story before: A group of Christians puts up a monument of the Ten Commandments in a public space or on government property.

Worst 50 places for Christians ranked in 2019 World Watch List: India in top 10 for first time Open Doors USA has published its 2019 World Watch List of the top 50 countries in the world where Christians face the most extreme persecution for their faith.

California pastor ousted after ‘homosexuality is sin' church sign stirs protests A northern California pastor has begrudgingly stepped down as members threatened to leave after he posted a church sign that called transgender celebrity Caitlyn “Bruce” Jenner a man and stated that “homosexuality is still a sin.”

Catholic board pulls book with LGBT characters from elementary libraries The Ottawa Catholic School Board has quietly removed a popular book from its elementary school libraries after parents complained about its LGBT content.

Vatican Uncovers Hundreds of Millions 'Tucked Away' Hundreds of Arab Christian demonstrators clashed with police in Haifa on Friday over a museum’s display of a sculpture depicting Ronald McDonald, the mascot of the fast-food giant, on a cross, amid calls to remove the artwork that some have called offensive.