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Pope Francis washes foot of inmate at Casal del Marmo juvenile detention center, Rome, Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano photo. (AP Photo)

Pope washes feet of young detainees in ritual

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of a dozen inmates at a juvenile detention center in a Holy Thursday ritual that he celebrated for years as archbishop and is continuing now that he is pope. Two of the 12 were young women, an unusual choice.

03/28/2013

Catholic bishops stay course on gay marriage fight

BALTIMORE (AP) – The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops say they won’t change their strategy on gay marriage or birth control coverage despite the outcome of the election. Bishops have been in the forefront of opposing […]

11/12/2012

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