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  • In Theory: Will the Pope's statement on the genocide help?

    In Theory: Will the Pope's statement on the genocide help?
    This month, Pope Francis called the deaths of 1.5 Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 "the first genocide of the 20th century."
  • Armenians praise Pope's comments

    Armenians praise Pope's comments
    Local leaders and community members are praising Pope Francis for his remarks from the Vatican this past weekend that categorized the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century....

    Understated funeral reflects nature of Cardinal Francis George

    Understated funeral reflects nature of Cardinal Francis George
    It was a traditional Roman Catholic funeral Mass, plain and simple, just like the man so many came to mourn. The understated pageantry suited Cardinal Francis George, Chicago's native son, the first archbishop from Chicago to come home and lead the...

    Church celebrates papal designation as a basilica

    DETROIT The National Shrine of the Little Flower church in Royal Oak assumed its stature as a Catholic basilica on April 23, its landmark tower with the carving of a crucifix was adorned with yellow and white banners. They are the colors of the...

    Cubans welcome news of pope's visit in September

    Cubans welcomed the news Wednesday that Pope Francis will visit in September, with many calling it a powerful reinforcement of his support for detente between the United States and Cuba. The Vatican spokesman, Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Francis would...