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Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

Robert Cooper and Chorus Niagara at The Welland Seaway Mall, November 13, 2010.

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Ratzinger sought swift action against abusive priests

December 13, 2010

A newly disclosed letter reveals that in 1988, the future Pope Benedict pressed for swifter and more streamlined procedures to punish priests guilty of "grave and scandalous conduct."

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Vatican officials unperturbed by WikiLeaks

December 13, 2010

WikiLeaks' release of classified U.S. documents is unlikely to ever develop into a flood capable of eroding decades of U.S. diplomatic efforts, some Vatican officials and watchers said.

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God's dream is for Christian unity — archbishop

December 13, 2010

New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond urged delegates attending an ecumenical conference to embrace a longing toward unity.

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Vatican has not endorsed genetically modified food

December 13, 2010

The Vatican did not endorse an 11-page statement in favour of easing restrictions on and allowing more widespread use of genetically modified crops, especially in poorer nations, said a Vatican official.

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Foundation to promote study of pope's theology

December 13, 2010

With the pope's agreement and funding, the Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation has been established to promote theological studies on his writings and to reward promising scholars.

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Crucifixion relics stolen from shrine in India

December 13, 2010

Three historic relics of crucifixion preserved at a 10th-century church under the Syro-Malabar Irinjalakuda Diocese in India's Kerala state were discovered missing Nov. 30.

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Pope would welcome electric popemobile

December 13, 2010

Pope Benedict would welcome having an electric popemobile as a further sign of his commitment to protecting natural resources and safeguarding the earth, said a top Vatican official.

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Bishop urges U.S. Senate to ratify arms reduction pact

December 13, 2010

Citing the Catholic Church's concern for the sanctity of human life, the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace called on U.S. senators to ratify the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

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Rome airport gets statue of Our Lady of Loreto

December 13, 2010

Pope Benedict blessed a statue of Our Lady of Loreto, which will be placed in Rome's Leonardo da Vinci Airport to mark the 90th anniversary of the proclamation of Our Lady of Loreto as patron saint of aviation.

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