Mother Teresa is welcomed by aged women lepers on arriving at St. Lazarus Leprosy Village's church in Shinhung, Korea on Jan. 27, 1985.
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This week, the Roman Catholic Church announced a new saint, the FBI arrested “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli and “Star Wars” was the go-to conversation starter for both movie-goers and clergy members.

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“Star Wars: The Force Awaken” opened in theaters on Thursday. Members of the church said they will be watching through “the eyes of fans and theologists.”

Prior to attending the film’s premiere, Moore was nearly arrested for standing in front of Trump Tower in New York holding a sign which read “We Are All Muslim,” in response to Donald Trump’s plan to ban Muslims from entering the U.S.

This year’s host joins the ranks of renowned comedians and entertainers who have previously headlined the event, including Seth Meyers, Wanda Sykes, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, and Cecily Strong.

The endorsement followed a public showing for the candidate’s support of the “Buffett Rule,” which would require millionaires to pay 30 percent in taxes.

Shkreli was also unmasked as the person who reportedly paid $2 million for the only copy of the new Wu-Tang Clan album, “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.”

Pope Francis created six new saints in 2014 praising their “creative commitment to helping the poor.”

Marquez has been charged with a three-count indictment for buying rifles used in the attack, plotting other terrorist attacks with gunman Syed Rizwan Farook and negotiating a sham marriage with a relative of Farook’s.

This is the first time the key interest rate has been raised in nearly a decade, expressing the Federal Reserves’ confidence that the economy has recovered from last decade’s recession. 

“My intent is to make sure that the people, the drivers, the workers in our community continue to have access to good wage jobs,” Councilmember Mike O’Brien said.

In the candidate’s episode of “60 Minutes” he stated, “I believe we will have a very good relationship with Russia. I believe that I will have a very good relationship with Putin.