Pope Francis and the Dirty War, Scouts Survey on Homosexuality

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

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For New Pope, a Complex Association with Argentina's Dirty War | The Future for Women in the Catholic Church | Happy Pi Day! | Boy Scouts Survey Members on Homosexuality | The Taco Bell Takeover | Unwilling Witness: The Terror of Reporting on Your Own Country

For New Pope, a Complex Association with Argentina's Dirty War

The Catholic Church, including Pope Francis (then known as Jorge Bergolio), may have been complicit in the crimes perpetrated by the Argentina's military regime, which ruled from 1976-1983.

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When Will We Have a Female Pope?

The Catholic Church has finally elected its first pope from the Americas. But could you ever imagine a female pope? Or even women members in the conclave that chooses the pope?

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Happy Pi Day!

Twenty five years ago, math enthusiast Larry Shaw organized the first Pi Day event in San Francisco. And today, we’re celebrating the big day with conversation and song.

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The Taco Bell Takeover

In a significant game-changer in the fast food industry, Taco Bell recently outpaced some of its main competitors with the launch of Doritos Locos Tacos, selling roughly one million of these tacos a day last year.

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Looking Forward When Your Country Is Sliding Back

How do you look forward when so much of your world is sliding backward? That's the question BBC war correspondent Hugh Sykes asked Iraqis as they watched their country crumble around them.

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Boy Scouts Survey Members on Homosexuality

The Boy Scouts of America made headlines earlier in January when they said they'd consider lifting the ban on homosexual scouts and leaders. They made good on their word this month when they sent out 1.1 million surveys to Boy Scout staff and leaders.

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Unwilling Witness: The Terror of Reporting on Your Own Country

Like many Iraqis, Abdulrazzaq Al-Saiedi initially welcomed the invasion that brought an end to Saddam Hussein’s brutal dictatorship. But he wasn't prepared for what happened next.

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