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Mother Teresa: The Saint of Mercy for our time

John O’Callaghan, There is no mercy from a distance, because there is no friendship from a distance.  It is fitting that Mother Teresa is being canonized in the Jubilee Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis.  It is hard not to believe that John Paul, in first beatifying her, and now Francis in canonizing her,

Pope says Church should ask forgiveness from gays for past treatment

Pope Francis said on Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from homosexuals for the way they had treated them. Speaking to reporters aboard the plane taking him back to Rome from Armenia, he also said the Church should ask forgiveness for the way it has treated women, for turning a