Pope Francis Announces 19 Cardinals

Pope Francis Announces 19 Cardinals

Today, Pope Francis announced 19 cardinals from his window in St. Peters Square where tens of thousands were in attendance to hear the naming of the “princes of the church.” The pope’s first round of appointments since being elected in March of 2013 included 16 men who are younger than 80 which satisfies the need […]

Thailand Protesters March to Shutdown Bangkok

Thailand Protesters March to Shutdown Bangkok

In what appears to be a repeat of Thailand political demonstrations from 2008, protesters are prepared to march in an attempt to shutdown much of Bangkok city.  Bangkok is the hub of commerce and travel in Thailand.  For weeks protesters have brought the Bangkok airport to a standstill which is the second largest travel hub in […]

Fidel Castro Appears After Months in Seclusion

Fidel Castro Appears After Months in Seclusion

Fidel Castro, 87, has appeared at an art gallery opening after months of seclusion.  Castro the ex-leader of Cuba was seen in Havana after a long absence from public view.  After nearly 50 years as the Cuban leader, Castro handed over power to his brother, Raul Castro, in 2006.  Castro cited ill-health which many news […]

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