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Pope confirms plans to visit Dublin for August family rally

Pope Francis confirmed Wednesday he plans to attend a big Catholic family rally in Ireland in August, visiting a once staunchly Roman Catholic country that has been devastated by the church's sex abuse crisis. Francis made the long-awaited announcement at the end of his weekly general audience, Read more

Pope Francis condemns prostitution as torture

Pope Francis has asked forgiveness for all Christians who buy sex from women, telling a roomful of young people that frequenting prostitutes is a crime against humanity and the sign of a "sick mentality" that thinks that women exist to be exploited Read more

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 19, the 78th day of 2018. There are 287 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 19, 1918, Congress passed the first law establishing daylight saving time in the United States, with clocks to be moved forward one hour from the last Sunday Read more