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Chinese newspaper alludes to possible visit by Pope Francis
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July 17, 2018

Chinese newspaper alludes to possible visit by Pope Francis

Government-approved periodical quotes expert comparing possible papal visit to Nixon's historic opening to China. News images of President Richard M. Nixon and the first lady, Patricia Nixon, walking along the Great Wall of China in 1972 stunned millions of television…
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Nigeria: Is there a genocide against Christians?
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July 17, 2018

Nigeria: Is there a genocide against Christians?

In Africa's most populous country, an authentic ethnic cleansing is being perpetrated. In a press statement published last June 29—the day of the feast of the apostles and martyrs Sts. Peter and Paul—the Catholic bishops of Nigeria once again asked President Muhammadu…
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Bishops attacked by pro-government mob in Nicaragua
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July 11, 2018

Bishops attacked by pro-government mob in Nicaragua

Catholic clergy were attacked trying to help those protesting recent killings. A Catholic bishop posted a photo of himself with a gash on his arm and a blood-stained habit on Twitter after he, a cardinal, and a Vatican archbishop were attacked…
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In Bari, Pope decries 'murderous' indifference to a weeping Middle East
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July 7, 2018

In Bari, Pope decries ‘murderous’ indifference to a weeping Middle East

Vatican City, Jul 7, 2018 - Joined by heads of Christian Churches in the Middle East, Pope Francis Saturday condemned the “complicit silence” and indifference of the world to the conflicts tearing the region apart, and urged Christians to pray…
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Iraqi refugees in France are helping to revive a Marian apparition site
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July 5, 2018

Iraqi refugees in France are helping to revive a Marian apparition site

The local parish priest talks to us about the exciting challenges of bringing Mary to the heart of his village community. The village of Bargemon, in the commune of Var in France, is one of two sites of Marian apparitions…
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Catholic Bishops visit US-Mexican border, minister to detainees
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July 3, 2018

Catholic Bishops visit US-Mexican border, minister to detainees

Bishops will publicly discuss their findings tonight. Yesterday, a group including some of the United State’s most prominent Catholic Bishops traveled to the US-Mexican border on a two-day “fact-finding” mission. Today they will visit migrant detention facilities to minister to…
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No apology from Duterte over “stupid God” remarks
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June 29, 2018

No apology from Duterte over “stupid God” remarks

Focus on more important issues, Cardinal Tagle urges Philippine Catholics The president of the Philippines will not be apologizing for remarks many Christians consider insulting to God, but the cardinal who leads the Church in Manila is appealing to believers…
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Philippines’ President Duterte: “who is this stupid God?”
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June 26, 2018

Philippines’ President Duterte: “who is this stupid God?”

Remarks are latest to rile the Catholic Church Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has once again drawn criticism for his remarks seen as confrontational towards the Catholic Church. In a speech on Friday, he questioned the Creation story and the doctrine…
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Iraqi bishop testifies to his suffering and to his faith
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June 15, 2018

Iraqi bishop testifies to his suffering and to his faith

Abducted for 28 days in 2006 by a group of terrorists associated with al-Qaeda, tortured, and threatened with death, Iraqi bishop Saad Sirop Hanna refused to renounce Christ. Bishop Saad Sirop Hanna did not expect to undergo such a bitter…
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Young British Catholics: More devout but also more stressed out
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June 13, 2018

Young British Catholics: More devout but also more stressed out

The new data was collected for Pope Francis’ Synod on Youth this fall A recent poll has found that young Catholics in England and Wales are more religious — and also more anxious — than they were eight years ago,…
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