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Pope Francis Visits Besieged Mosque in Central African Republic

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Pope Francis visits mosque in CAR

It’s clear that Pope Francis is not afraid to die. Yesterday, he visited a war zone, a mosque under siege from Christian militias in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, delivering a message of brotherhood and peace. Read more in The Guardian here: Pope Francis Visits Besieged Mosque in Central African Republic. More after the jump:

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11.30
Flannery O’Connor’s Manhattan Memorial

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Flannery O'Connor

“I can with one eye squinted take it all as blessing.”

This week, Flannery O’Connor was inducted into the American Poets Corner at St. John the Divine parish, the “only shrine to American literature in the country.” Read more from The New Yorker here: Flannery O’Connor’s Manhattan Memorial

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11.29
TCC Radio: Pope Francis Arrives in Central African Republic Preaching Peace

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Pope Francis visits a refugee camp in the Central African republic

“Peace. Forgiveness. Unity. Love.”

Pope Francis is in Central African Republic. (Above: he visited a refugee camp.) More from Catholic News ServicePope Francis Arrives in Central African Republic Preaching Peace. Listen to the story from NPR, see photos and video after the jump:

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