By Cindy Wooden, Catholic New Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – “Let us beg the Lord, God of mercy and peace, to free the world from
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It didn’t take very long. In well enough time for Easter, our church has received the gift of a new pope. And what
Pope Benedict XVI said his three-day trip to Lebanon convinced him that now is the time for Christians and Muslims to bear witness
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