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Jun 16 2023
On Friday morning, John Pope answered his phone while boarding a flight to Atlanta. The U.S. Department of Justice had just released the results of a scathing federal investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department, including 28 recommendations for institutional change. The report was deeply personal for the 20-year-old Minneapolis man. He'd received a $7.5 million settlement from theStar Tribune
Jul 25 2022
Pope Francis on Monday publicly apologized for the Catholic Church's role in the "evil" committed against several generations of indigenous children at Canadian residential schools.
The Pope described his six-day visit to Canada as a "penitential pilgrimage" and expressed regret for the "many Christians who supported the colonizing mentality of the powers that oppressed the indigenousVice National Review (News) Wall Street Journal (News)
Oct 21 2020
Pope Francis called for the creation of civil union laws for same-sex couples in a new documentary screened at the Rome Film Festival on Wednesday: “What we have to create is a civil union law. That way, they are legally covered. I stood up for that.” Francis also said that "[homosexuals] have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out, or be made miserable because of it.” The CatholicBuzzFeed News Reuters The Daily Wire
Jul 28 2023
Praising improved relations, the Holy See and the government of Vietnam have announced an agreement allowing the Vatican to have a permanent resident papal representative in the communist country.
The announcement came Thursday during the visit of Vietnam’s President Vo Van Thuong to the Vatican. He held talks with both Pope Francis and Holy See Secretary of State Cardinal PietroCatholic News Agency
Jul 28 2023
The aliens have landed. And they have a gavel!
That is as plausible a takeaway as any from this week’s House Oversight Committee hearing on unidentified anomalous phenomena, the curiosity formerly known as UFOs. The panel’s national security subcommittee brought in, as its star witness, one David Grusch, a former Defense Department intelligence official who now claims:
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Jul 03 2023
WEBVTT THE GROUP IS CALLED THE NEW ARYAN EMPIRE AND IT'S HOME BASE IS HERE IN RUSSELLVILLE, IN POPE COUNTY... THE U.S. ATTORNEY SAYS THE HATE GROUP IS A CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION RESPONSIBLE FOR TRAFFICKING HUNDREDS OF POUNDS OF METH THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITES. "today we announce significant damage to a violent, white supremacist criminal organization." THAT'S U.S. ATTORNEY CODY HILAND AS HE TALKED4029 News
Jun 26 2023
Vermont Catholic Bishop Christopher Coyne will leave his role as leader of the state’s largest religious denomination this fall to become a coadjutor archbishop in Connecticut. Coyne, 65, will help oversee a half-million faithful in the counties of Hartford, Litchfield and New Haven starting in October, all while serving as Vermont’s “apostolic administrator” until Pope Francis names hisVT Digger
Jun 28 2023
Ryan Leonard is now officially one of the highest-drafted hockey players ever from Western Massachusetts. The Amherst native was selected eighth overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2023 NHL Draft. Leonard played at Pope Francis for two years before joining the USA National Team Development Program. He became just one of nine NTDP players to put up 50 goals in a season after scoring . 51MassLive.com
May 17 2023
Denver Nuggets shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope believes the only difference between Nikola Jokic and Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is that James can jump higher than Jokic. When Jokic was told by a reporter what Caldwell-Pope said after the Nuggets beat the Lakers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, the two-time MVP said it’s “cool” to be compared to one of the greatestHeavy.com
Jun 19 2023
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the shooting death of a Lohrville child.
Authorities state on Friday at 6:57 a.m. the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from 500 Maple Street in Lohrville. Upon arrival deputies found 6 year old Alexzander Pope deceased inside the residence. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa Division of CriminalCarroll Daily Times Herald