Why did people stop building statues on Easter Island?

Inhabitants of the remote island stopped building the famous statues, called moai, centuries ago....

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Herzing University Awards 19 Scholarships on #GivingTuesday

For the second consecutive year, Herzing University is proud to announce the winners of its...

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Joaquin Phoenix Named PETA's 2019 Person of the Year

Treatment of Animals) recognized the “Joker” star for being a vegan since he was three and for appearing on the organization’s “We Are All Animals”...

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Archbishop Lori shared Baltimore news, and accepted a blessing, in meeting with Pope Francis in Rome

Archbishop William Lori shared Baltimore-related news and concerns, and received a blessing for the...

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Sexual abuse survivor group says Pope Francis should have fired Buffalo bishop who resigned

Richard J. Malone, who was beset by public criticism, internal leaks and outside investigations, is...

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'Two Popes’ review: Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce enliven a papal buddy film

When tradition-bound Pope Benedict XVI resigned in 2013, a progressive Argentinian cardinal seemed...

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Edward Pentin Article Archives - December 2019 | Newsmax.com

Newsmax.com is one of the nation's leading independent news site focusing on breaking news, politics, finance, personal health, technology and entertainment. It provides news and analysis from ...

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In pictures: the greatest Popemobiles

As Pope Francis takes delivery of a new Dacia, it’s time to take stock of the Popemobile through history

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Pope Francis Brings 33 Refugees To Rome

Pope Francis’ personal almsgiver has returned to Rome from the Greek island of Lesbos with 33 asylum-seekers, offering several displaced families the...

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Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce on playing "The Two Popes"

In 2013 the unthinkable happened: 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI, who said he was too old and frail...

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Pope taps fellow Jesuit as Vatican’s finance minister

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed a fellow Jesuit to be the Vatican’s finance minister, filling a crucial position left vacant for more than two years after Cardinal George ...

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Viral MSNBC interview with Calif. Rep. sparks #FartGate: Here's what everyone's saying

California Rep. Eric Swalwell might regret appearing on "Hardball with Chris Matthews" this week...

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Bad Romance

..., a sexy-trashy boutique hotel in the urban purgatory between Times Square and Penn Station, I found myself among unusual company: Aviva Drescher,...

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A look back at the decade in 130 photos

A look back at the some of the most unforgettable moments of the decade gone by.

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Argentine prosecutors seek abuse-related arrest of bishop who worked with Pope Francis

The attempt to bring Zanchetta back to Argentina sets up a potential conflict with the Vatican. It...

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Famke Janssen glows in leggy black-patterned mini-dress in London

For the panel discussion, Norton and Mbatha-Raw teamed up with cinematographer Dick Pope and Daniel...

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Grammy Awards 2020: 5 acts with Alabama ties among nominees

Nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards were announced today, and five acts with Alabama ties are on the...

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Vatican: top anti-money laundering official leaves post

"Thanking him for his service in recent years (the Holy Father) has appointed his successor," the...

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Vatican envoy to Malaysia bids farewell

PUTRAJAYA: Outgoing Holy See Ambassador to Malaysia Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino today urged Malaysians to continue respecting, accepting and loving...

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Hawk Koch On His New Memoir ‘Magic Time’: Stories From A Life In The Movie Business And Escaping...

Idolmaker, Primal Fear, Gorky Park, Wayne’s World, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Long Walk...

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Viral MSNBC interview sparks #FartGate: Here's how everyone's responding

California Rep. Eric Swalwell might regret appearing on "Hardball with Chris Matthews" this week...

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The 10 Best Miniseries of the 2010s

They require more efficient storytelling and character development than a show designed to run for years. In celebration of what has become one of my...

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Old Religious Tensions Resurge in Bolivia After President's Ouster

Climbing to the balcony of the Presidential Palace in La Paz, Jeanine Áñez – formerly a senator...

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Pope Taps Fellow Jesuit as Vatican’s Finance Minister

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed a fellow Jesuit to be the Vatican’s finance minister, filling a...

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Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce attend The Two Popes' premiere

Jonathan matching his co-star by stepping out in a navy blue suit, which he paired with a white...

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'The Two Popes' Trailer: Two Popes Enter, One Pope Leaves

Slide on your Fisherman’s Ring, drape your pallium over your shoulders, and place your white zuchetto atop your head: it’s time for The Two Popes! Two popes enter, one pope

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Does ex-N.J. football WR have the best hands in college football? Stats emphatically say yes

Numbers suggest this former New Jersey football standout might have the best hands in college...

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Germany may pass a ban on conversion therapy — a turning point in a dark history of LGBTQ rights

“Homosexuality is not a disease. “A ban sends out an important signal to society, to all those who...

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Pope says he intends to go to South Sudan, urges dialogue

Pope Francis on Sunday called for South Sudan politicians to salvage a tenuous peace deal and to...

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USF Band's Rome tour includes playing for Pope Francis

Over the summer...traveled to Italy to scope out a plan for the band's second appearance in an...

discovered 4 months ago on Tampa Bay Times
L.A. archbishop, an immigrant from Mexico, becomes first Latino to lead U.S. bishops

Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez, the highest-ranking Latino in the U.S. Catholic Church, was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday, marking the first time ...

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Dodger Stadium History

Dodger Stadium has been the home of unique and special moments, Hall of Famers and World Champions. From no-hitters to Nomo-mania, Most Valuable Players and Cy Young Award winners to World Series ...

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Bismarck priest prepares for a new role as Helena bishop

The Rev. Austin Vetter, of Bismarck, is preparing to become the new bishop of the Diocese of Helena...

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The Two Popes: Tensions of Catholic Church depicted in new trailer

Pope Benedict and Pope Francis respectively in a fierce new trailer for Netflix's The Two Popes. Set...

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The rise of fundamentalist Catholicism - Religion News Service

Back in 2013, the prominent conservative author George Weigel published “Evangelical Catholicism”, a...

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