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Pope Face Trending as Pontiff Meets World Leaders

June 2, 2017 by

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In recent weeks, Pope Francis has been getting a large amount of media attention. This attention, shockingly, is not for his religious teachings. Pope Francis has been photographed with world leaders twice in the month of May. These photographs were taken with United States President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Fleetwood students […]

The Dead Sea Is Dying

January 25, 2017 by

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When swimming in the Dead Sea, you will never sink. It is bordering Jordan, Palestine, and Israel, and it is 8-9 times saltier than all other oceans.  Accordingly, It is much more dense than all other oceans. Swimming in it feels more like a luxury than anything. With it’s rich minerals, the water seems more […]

What Really Happens When Choosing the Pope

May 29, 2013 by

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The Pope is arguably the most popular living figurehead. With over one billion Roman Catholic followers, the pope has a lot of people to please. A lot of people know who the Pope is and what he does, but not many people understand how the Pope actually becomes the Pope. It is a common thought […]

Breaking Tradition, Pope Benedict XVI Resigns

April 24, 2013 by

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Monday, 11 February 2013, marked an emotional  day for the 1.2 billion world-wide Catholics as Pope Benedict XVI, formally Joseph Ratzinger, informed the Roman Catholic population—as well as the rest of the world–that he would be resigning from his position on the 28th of that month. Ratzinger stated that he was “well aware of the seriousness […]

Pope Francis: First Pope from the New World

April 23, 2013 by

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The Catholic Church was shocked when Pope Benedict XVI formally resigned on 28 February 2013. For a short period of time, the world was Popeless. This chaotic stretch of time generated a lot of suspense as cardinals voted on whom to elect as the new Pope. After several days of waiting anxiously, white smoke rose from […]

Breaking News: World Doesn’t End

June 10, 2011 by

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May 21st, 2011, was supposed to be Judgment Day, as predicted by 89-year-old Harold Camping of Family Radio. Camping predicted that there was going to be a worldwide earthquake at precisely 6:00 pm. During this earthquake, everyone who believes in God was supposed to be taken up to heaven, and those who do not believe […]

Baccalaureate Scheduled for Sunday

June 9, 2011 by

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A baccalaureate service is a religious event given to a graduating class to honor them. At Fleetwood Area High School, the baccalaureate service is being held on Sunday June 12th, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. It will take place in the auditorium of the high school. All of the graduating seniors and their loved ones are invited to […]