Pope John Paul II

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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The ban applies to the EU but not to the sovereign Vatican City. Mugabe arrived amid controversy in Zimbabwe where police on Sunday arrested four of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s aides and a prominent human rights lawyer following a referendum that would curtail Mugabe’s powers. The ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected as the new Pope...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 10th, 2013
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ACCRA, Ghana — Often cast as the social conscience of the church, Ghana’s Cardinal Peter Turkson is viewed by many as the top African contender for pope. The 64-year-old head of the Vatican’s peace and justice office was widely credited with helping to avert violence following conte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 21st, 2012
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Religious relativism is a destroyer of conviction. By Andrew C. McCarthy This column is adapted from Andrew C. McCarthy’s foreword for Andrew Bostom’s Sharia Versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism, published this week by Prometheus Books. ‘Multi-religious prayer almost inevitably leads...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Greeted by throngs of Catholic worshipers from across the region, Pope Benedict XVI ended his two-country tour in Havana’s Revolution Plaza with a reference to what he described as a need for “authentic freedom.” Changes between Cuba and the world can come only if “each one is...
By benim
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May 5th, 2011
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Harare – President Robert Mugabe’s press secretary has threatened to reinstate a ban on Western journalists visiting Zimbabwe, in comments published in the state-run Herald newspaper on Thursday. The threat was “retaliation” for Zimbabwean state media journalists being refused...
By benim
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May 1st, 2011
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Brutal dictator Robert Mugabe sidestepped a European travel ban to attend the beatification of the late Pope John Paul II at the Vatican yesterday. The Zimbabwean president was able to join the crowd of 1.5million at the ceremony because the Vatican, while located in the Italian capital Rome, is a so...
By benim
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Apr 30th, 2011
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HARARE — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has left for Vatican City to attend Sunday’s beatification ceremony for late pope John Paul II, local media said on Saturday. “President Mugabe left Harare last night to attend the beatification – the last step before sainthood – of th...
By benim
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Apr 29th, 2011
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Rome Tyrant Robert Mugabe is among VIPs who will attend the beatification ceremony of Pope John Paul II this weekend, it emerged today. The Zimbabwean dictator has been slammed by the international community for driving his country to poverty and is one of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi’s only a...
By benim
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Jan 1st, 2011
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VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI urged Christians to remain strong in the face of intolerance and violence in a New Year’s appeal Saturday that came hours after a bomb blast outside an Egyptian church killed 21 people as worshippers left Mass. The pope condemned a widening campaign agains...