Pope Francis Calls for Abolition of the Death Penalty

Pope Francis Calls for Abolition of the Death Penalty

Pope Francis has a history of causing heads to spin with his policies and ideas on how to bring the Catholic Church into the 21st century and is no stranger to the tensions and conflicts brought about by changes to millenia of church teachings. On August 2nd, the Pontiff has...

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Assassins in Europe; Killing Pope John Paul II

Assassins in Europe; Killing Pope John Paul II

On Wednesday 13th May 1981, Mehmet Ali Ağca, a 23 year old Turkish petty criminal cum-bank robber, fired four shots from within the crowds of St. Peter’s Square that echoed throughout Europe. All of the bullets fired that day entered the body of Pope John Paul II; two tore through...

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