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Purple Pain: World Front Pages Mourn Prince's Death

Norwegian daily Verdens Gang's front page
Norwegian daily Verdens Gang's front page

Prince, the American music icon and virtuoso instrumentalist behind "Kiss" and "Purple Rain" died Thursday at his home in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen. He was 57.

After the immediate outpouring of online tributes from fans and celebrities alike, the world's newspapers Friday bid farewell to Prince Rogers Nelson — a.k.a. The Kid, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, Love Symbol, etc.— starting with the Star Tribune, from his native Minneapolis.


Star Tribune

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The New York Times

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The Washington Post

New York Daily News


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Daily Mirror

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The Sun

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The Independent


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"Death of a prince" — Le Parisien


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"The rebel elf who reinvented pop" — Corriere della Sera


"Farewell to the artist that was Prince" — La Vanguardia


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"The little giant" — Verdens Gang

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Is Disney's "Wish" Spreading A Subtle Anti-Christian Message To Kids?

Disney's new movie "Wish" is being touted as a new children's blockbuster to celebrate the company's 100th anniversary. But some Christians may see the portrayal of the villain as God-like and turning wishes into prayers as the ultimate denial of the true message of Christmas.

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For the Christmas holiday season?

Joseph Holmes

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