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The Anchor: African refugees look to a priest as their savior

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Fr. Zerai

Fr. Zerai, an Eritrean-born Roman Catholic priest, ministers to and helps save African immigrants risking their lives to reach Europe. Read his story in The New Yorker here: The Anchor: African refugees look to an exiled priest as their savior. Photos after the jump:

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Pope Francis Says Church Should Ask Forgiveness From Gays & Others

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis says Christians must ask forgiveness from gays and lesbians and those they have mistreated. St. JPII asked forgiveness on behalf of the Church from: the unborn, women, indigenous people, Jews, the poor, and immigrants. Catholic News Agency has the story. Crux: Pope Backs Apology to Gays, Says Not Just Them. NY Times: Church Should Apologize. NPR’s take after the jump:

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