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Edmund Szoka dies

Edmund Szoka, a former American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was once an assistant of St. John Paul II, has died. He died of natural causes on Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan, the Archdiocese of Detroit said in a statement. “We mourn the loss…

ESTES PARK, COLORADO-SEPT. 28, 2005-Sri B.K.S. Iyengar, recognized world-wide as a yoga master, taught an Iyengar Intennsive class to 800 students at The 10th Annual Yoga Journal Colorado Conference in Estes Park. Mr. Iyengar is the world's foremost livin

Indian Yoga guru dies at 95

Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and authored many books, died on Wednesday at the age of 95. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja (BKS) Iyengar’s death was reported on his website as well as all major Indian TV stations, which said he had been hospitalized over the past week in the…

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Muslims Condemning Things

The Islamic State claims that it is restoring the Islamic Caliphate in an attempt to attain a greater political and theological legitimacy. Its violent actions prompted international leaders and the Vatican to urge the world’s Muslims to condemn the Islamic State’s actions. That’s the point being made by Tumblr account, “Muslim Condemning Things,” which posts…

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Pope says that he is considering retirement

Pope Francis is one of the hardest-working world leaders. He rarely takes breaks or vacations despite a punishing schedule. It appeared that this lifestyle could be taking its toll when the pope told reporters during a press conference that he feels he may only have a few more years left to live. On his way…

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Pope unblocks Beatification of Oscar Romero

Pope Francis opened the way on Monday to a quick beatification for Oscar Romero, saying that there are no more doctrinal problems blocking the process for the former Salvadoran archbishop, who was one of the heroes of what is called the liberation theology movement in Latin America. Romero, the former archbishop of San Salvador, was…