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Josephine McKenna

Josephine McKenna writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Josephine McKenna

Posted by Josephine McKenna 2 days 15 hours ago
Pope Francis faces no specific threat from Islamic State militants and will not be adding extra security measures on his one-day trip to Albania next week, the Vatican said Sept 15.The Vatican’s...
Posted by Josephine McKenna 3 weeks 5 days ago
Pope Francis wrote to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the “brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities” and urging political leaders to end the humanitarian crisis in...
Posted by Josephine McKenna 4 weeks 21 hours ago
Addressing journalists on his return from his intense five-day visit to South Korea late August 18, Pope Francis bantered with reporters and lightheartedly said he may only have “two or three” years...
Posted by Josephine McKenna, David Gibson 5 weeks 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY — As he dispatches a top aide to war-torn Iraq this week, Pope Francis made his most impassioned plea yet for the world to halt the “slaughter” of Christians and other religious...
Posted by Josephine McKenna 6 weeks 1 day ago
Italian officials on Tuesday moved to expel a Moroccan imam who was caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said he...