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Pope Francis: Maintain a lively faith, lest your churches become dust-filled museums

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In an address to the Swiss bishops on Monday, Pope Francis urged them maintain a lively faith, lest their country’s religious buildings become nothing more than dust-filled museums, writes Catholic News Agency. (Photo: CNA) The Holy Father also used the opportunity to encourage the bishops to live their episcopal fatherhood; to uphold the ministerial priesthood; to engage in frank ecumenism; ... Read More »

Swiss, French call to bring home gold reserves as Dutch move 122 tons out of US

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The financial crisis in Europe is prompting some nations to repatriate their gold reserves to national vaults. The Netherlands has moved $5 billion worth of gold from New York, and some are calling for similar action from France, Switzerland, and Germany. (Photo: Reuters) “An unmatched pace of money printing by major central banks has boosted concerns in European countries over ... Read More »