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Pope, in Albania, says killing in God's name is sacrilege

TIRANA, Albania (CNS) -- Killing in the name of God is sacrilege, and religious leaders must denounce the use of faith to justify violence and oppression, Pope Francis said during a one-day visit to Albania.


Pope: No 'magic wand'; evangelizing takes hard work, trust in God

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Bring the Gospel to those who need it most: the poor, the frazzled and the lost, who wander the world without any guidance or protection, Pope Francis told pastoral workers.


GAO: Many federally subsidized health plans cover elective abortions

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops' pro-life chairman Sept. 16 urged Congress to bring the federal health care law "into compliance with the Hyde amendment" and exclude elective abortions from health plans subsidized with federal funds.


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