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  • Pope says Christ’s death on the Cross still playing out today

    Pope says Christ’s death on the Cross still playing out today

    • Mar 25, 2016

    ROME — Pope Francis on Friday compared several modern-day situations to Jesus’ crucifixion, saying that the death of the Son of God in the cross is reflected in those killed in war, the victims of terrorism and persecution, in the “insatiable cemeteries” for refugees formed by the Mediterranean and Aegean

  • On Good Friday, Pope Francis prays for persecuted Christians

    • Apr 3, 2015

    ROME — Pope Francis presided over two Good Friday rites that had at their core strong appeals to protect persecuted Christians around the world, coming one day after Islamic militants attacked a university in Kenya, targeting Christians and killing at least 147 people. Late in the day, the pontiff presided

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