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Pope outlines vision for promoting life, family issues

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American moderate to head the new Vatican office for families and laity and directing related institutes to give merciful care to spiritually wounded Catholics. Dallas Bishop Kevin …

AP IMPACT: More air passengers show up with guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade after 9/11 raised consciousness about airline security, it’s happening a lot more …

Why Cousins Shouldn't Marry

I live in Atlanta, Ga.  I try not to post too much about local, parochial issues, but I must share my thoughts about this. Since the Republican party took control of both the legislature and Governor’s office 8 years ago, a number of laws have been passed “liberalizing”  the state …