Thomas Rausch

Loyola Marymount University

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Jesuit priest; professor of theological studies and former chair of the department at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California

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During a recent summit of Roman Catholic leaders, one conservative bishop accused liberal colleagues of "doing the devil's work."

Pope Francis and the Soul of the Church

During a recent summit of Roman Catholic leaders, one conservative bishop accused liberal colleagues of "doing the devil's work."

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Pope Francis is in Rio de Janeiro  tonight, his first return to South America since taking charge of the Holy See.

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Pope Francis is in Rio de Janeiro tonight, his first return to South America since taking charge of the Holy See.

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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina is now the 266th leader of the Church of Rome. He is known for simple living and care for the poor.

Pope Francis and the Church of Rome

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina is now the 266th leader of the Church of Rome. He is known for simple living and care for the poor.

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