Pope Francis is America

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13 Mar Growing Up Catholic

In the two years since he stepped out onto the balcony over St. Peter’s Square and asked the world to pray for him, Pope Francis continues to grow in popularity among Catholics in the U.S. The Pew Research Center reports that nine-in-ten America now have a favorable view...

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21 Nov The Pope Is Coming

The Pope is coming! The Pope is coming! It’s no joke. And as a Catholic, I am overjoyed. Why? Why would I want to battle the 1 million people expected to flood the streets of Philadelphia? Philadelphia traffic during a non-Pope visit is terrible at best....

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17 Feb Catholic Voices on CNN

[Transcript] I think it’s clear that the church will continue to confidently engage the world, proclaiming its teachings, even when they are counter cultural. We are not called to accommodate ourselves to this isolating [and tired] culture. We are called to bring a life-affirming message as...

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