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Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican Thursday, March 24, 2016. Angela Merkel, German chancellor, is Time 'Person of the Year' Image copyright AFP/TIME Time Magazine has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its "Person of the Year".
The magazine cited her role in Europe's crises over migration and Greek debt. Ms Merkel had provided "steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply", editor Nancy Gibbs wrote. Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was named runner-up and third place went to US presidential hopeful Donald Trump.
Pope Francis has just launched a ‘year of mercy.’ Here’s what to expect. Play Video1:29 Pope opens Vatican's 'Holy Door' to start Jubilee year Tens of thousands of people gathered at the Vatican as Pope Francis launched a 'Holy Year' or Jubilee Dec. 8., a year of religious events around the world designed to bring solidarity, hope and justice.
(Reuters) While opening the holy doors at St. Peter’s Basilica on Tuesday, Pope Francis launched a jubilee year of mercy, which begins today through Nov. 20, 2016 — a year that puts forgiveness before judgment. 6 Leadership Lessons From Bill Gates on His 60th Birthday. While Bill Gates may not be as mythologized in popular culture as Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, there is no denying his impact on the tech world and beyond.
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Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Honorable Members of Congress, Dear Friends, Pope Francis: ‘Jesus was popular and look how that turned out’ In two wide-ranging new interviews, the pontiff discusses matters both weighty and personal, such as: the perils of his popularity, his plans to welcome divorced and remarried Catholics, and his fear that the church has locked Jesus up like a prisoner.
Speaking on Sunday (Sept. 13) to the Argentine radio station, FM Milenium, Francis lamented those who posed as his friends to exploit him, and decried religious fundamentalism. Pope Francis and the New Rome. One Saturday last month, Pope Francis celebrated Mass at Ognissanti (All Saints’) Church in one of Rome’s working-class neighborhoods. Little known to tourists or art historians, Ognissanti was the site of a momentous event in the modern history of the Catholic Church: Exactly 50 years earlier, Pope Paul VI had gone there to celebrate the first papal mass in Italian rather than in the traditional Latin. I am the captain of my soul. Pope Francis after 2 years: A revolution at the Vatican. Pope Francis gives confessions to a faithful during the penitential celebration in the St.
Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, March 13, 2015. Pope Francis announced on Friday the Roman Catholic Church will mark an extraordinary Holy Year, one of its most important events, in which faithful make pilgrimages to Rome and other religious sites around the world. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (VATICAN - Tags: RELIGION) REUTERS ROME -- Pope Francis marked his second anniversary as leader of the Catholic Church by meting out a little of what he talks about so much: forgiveness, mercy and compassion.
The pope heard confessions from the faithful in St. Two Theories on Berkshire Hathaway. Consider these two truthful sentences: Academics who study corporate finance overwhelmingly believe that conglomerates — giant companies that operate in a wide range of industries, often built through acquisitions — are an awfully inefficient way to organize businesses.
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How the Pope has become the papal man of the people. Emerging from his modest Vatican apartment Pope Francis said a cheery “Good morning” to the young soldier posted outside his door.
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