Pope shuts Holy Door, but urges: Stay open to reconciliation
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Pope shuts Holy Door, but urges: Stay open to reconciliation

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis pulled shut the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, formally ending the Holy Year of Mercy he declared to stress the need for greater reconciliation and forgiveness in his church and in the world. After closing the ornate door, Francis urged some 70,000 people attending Mass in … Continue reading

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Religion news in brief
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Religion news in brief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Anglican scholar N.T. Wright says the Bible contains many overlooked truths, but it doesn’t necessarily tell believers how to vote. The retired bishop says some modern political and cultural issues don’t present a clear biblical choice. But other matters are clear, such as Jesus’ concern for the poor. Wright took … Continue reading