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  • Pope will elevate Sweden’s sole bishop to College of Cardinals

    Pope will elevate Sweden’s sole bishop to College of Cardinals

    Pope Francis named Bishop Anders Arborelius of Stockholm, Sweden, to become the first cardinal in the country since the Protestant Reformation. Though surprised by the appointment, Arborelius said that he was “very happy about it,” and that he plans on focusing on issues such as immigration and ecumenical dialogue between churches.

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  • Francis’s cardinal choices: Minority voices

    Francis’s cardinal choices: Minority voices

    Pope Francis’s choices for cardinal are part of his whole vision. His mission is not simply a shallow attempt to be kind, help the poor and make the world a better place. Any good hearted person can give the poor a handout. Instead the pope sees the poor through the prism of the Beatitudes. The marginalized, the minorities, prisoners, refugees and the neglected are the blessed ones.

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  • Dolan presses White House on relief for persecuted Christians

    Dolan presses White House on relief for persecuted Christians

    Despite expectations that the meeting between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump on Wednesday would be contentious, it proved surprisingly upbeat. Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York predicts the two leaders may collaborate, among other things on anti-Christian persecution, and says he’s already suggested one way the White House could do that in terms of funding relief efforts.

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