Pope: 'Door open' to celibacy debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Pope Francis has opened the door for a debate on priestly celibacy. Fresh off the back of his historic trip to the Middle East, the pontiff delved more…

Don't fall for blind 'grace'

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Fire at Bethlehem's Church of Nativity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A fire broke out Tuesday at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, causing slight damage near the place where Jesus was thought to have more…

Source: Pope takes action on secret archives

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – Pope Francis nixed a plan to open secret Vatican archive files relevant to the Holocaust following pressure from Germany and France, an informed Western diplomat based more…

Pope calls Muslims 'brothers' in Jerusalem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday urged his "brother" Muslims to never abuse God's name through violence as he opened the third and final day of his more…

Bible Belt mystery: Divine or from devil?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Leo Hohmann Georgia Guidestone statements: Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature Guide reproduction wisely - improving fitness and diversity Unite humanity with a living more…

Oldest American turns 115, credits God

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DETROIT FREE PRESS) — Her life spans parts of three centuries. And today, Jeralean Talley will hit a milestone only a handful in the world ever have experienced: more…

Pope, Netanyahu spar over Jesus' language

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Pope Francis and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traded words on Monday over the language spoken by Jesus two millennia ago. "Jesus was here, in this more…