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Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

John and Diane Foley, parents of James Foley, listen to a panel discussion about the importance and dangers of reporting on world conflicts at a Free James Foley event on May 3, 2013 in Boston. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Foley’s Brother: US Government Could Have Done More To Save Journalist’s Life

The parents of slain journalist James Foley say they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with Islamic militants.

08/22/2014

Bishop Leonard P. Blair (Credit: archdioeseofhartford.org)

Pope Names New Archbishop Of Hartford

Pope Francis has appointed an Ohio bishop to lead the Hartford Archdiocese.

10/29/2013

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bishop: ‘It Is A Demand Of The Gospel’ To Speak Out About Abortion, Gay Marriage

Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, known for his activism against legalizing same-sex marriage and taking on politicians who support abortion rights, struck a conciliatory tone Friday, a week after he was quoted as saying he was “a little bit disappointed” Pope Francis hadn’t addressed abortion since being elected six months ago.

09/20/2013

Pope Francis kisses a disabled child from the papamobile during the Easter celebrations on St Peter's square on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO,VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

RI Couple Moved To Tears After Pope Hugs, Kisses 8-Year-Old Disabled Son

A Rhode Island couple says they were speechless and moved to tears when Pope Francis hugged and kissed their 8-year-old son in St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday.

04/02/2013

Rosa DeLauro (Courtesy Congressional office)

DeLauro Attends Papal Installation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro says she was personally inspired by the new pope’s call to help the most vulnerable in society during his installation Mass at the Vatican. The Connecticut Democrat […]

03/19/2013

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