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Pope, in Slovakia, says don't exploit religion for politics

By Philip Pullella PRESOV, Slovakia - Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the cross should not be used as a political symbol and warned against Christians trying to be triumphalist, in an apparent criticism of the use of religion for partisan ends. Francis flew to the city of Presov, in eastern Slovakia, where he presided at a long service known as a Divine Liturgy, a Byzantine rite used
Pope, in Slovakia, says don't exploit religion for politics
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Pope criticizes use of the cross as a political symbol

Pope Francis warned against using the cross as a symbol for partisan means on Tuesday during his trip to Slovakia, saying it shouldn't be reduced to a political or status symbol, the New York Times reports.Why it matters: Pope Francis has a habit of speaking more critically about a country after he has left it, the Times notes. The remarks, said in Slovakia, come days after his visit to Hungary, where several political parties have crosses on th…

8 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Pope, in Slovakia, says don't exploit religion for politics

By Philip Pullella PRESOV, Slovakia - Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the cross should not be used as a political symbol and warned against Christians trying to be triumphalist, in an apparent criticism of the use of religion for partisan ends. Francis flew to the city of Presov, in eastern Slovakia, where he presided at a long service known as a Divine Liturgy, a Byzantine rite used

8 days ago|United Kingdom
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Pope, in Slovakia, says don't exploit religion for politics

PRESOV, Slovakia (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the cross should not be used as a political symbol and warned against Christians trying to be triumphalist, in an apparent criticism of the use of religion for partisan ends. Read full story

8 days ago|Malaysia
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‘Not a Flag to Wave’: Pope Criticizes Political Use of Christianity

On a four-day visit to Slovakia and Hungary, Francis had strong words for those who wield Christian symbols for personal gain.

8 days ago|New York, United States
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Pope Francis, in Slovakia, says don't exploit religion for politics

PRESOV, Slovakia: Pope Francis said on Tuesday (Sep 14) that the cross should not be used as a political symbol and warned against Christians trying to be triumphalist, in an apparent criticism of the use of religion for partisan ends. Pope Francis flew to the city of Presov, in eastern Slovakia, where he

8 days ago|Singapore
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Don't exploit religion for politics, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the cross should not be used as a political symbol and warned against Christians trying to be triumphalist, in an apparent criticism of the use of religion for partisan ends.

8 days ago|Q C, Philippines
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Pope criticizes use of the cross as a political symbol

The remarks follow his visit to Hungary, where several political parties have crosses on their party flags.

8 days ago|Washington, United States
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Christianity without the Cross is ‘sterile,’ says Pope Francis at Byzantine Divine Liturgy

Around 40,000 people attended the liturgy in Prešov, Slovakia.

7 days ago|
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VATICAN - SLOVAKIA Pope in Slovakia: The Cross is not a political symbol, but the source of a new way of life

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Christianity without the cross is 'sterile,' pope says in Slovakia

Pope Francis celebrated the Byzantine Divine Liturgy and called Christianity without the Cross worldly and sterile

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