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Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight. August, 2014.

Pope condemns 'absurd violence' after priest is killed in French church

Jul 26, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis has decried the “absurd violence” which has left an elderly priest dead after his church in northern France... Read more

Fr. Francis Sampson, known as the 'Parachute Padre', gives last rites to paratroopers killed in action during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.

Recalling D-Day, 70 Years Ago

Jun 6, 2014

Men and women across the United States and Europe commemorated the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the events of that... Read more

Troops of E Company, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, wade onto the Fox Green section of Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944.

Pope Francis honors each of the soldiers of D-Day

Jun 6, 2014

In a letter sent Friday to French bishops, Pope Francis paid homage to the men who fought in the D-Day... Read more