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Philippine president Duterte says he personally had Catholic nun arrested
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April 21, 2018

Philippine president Duterte says he personally had Catholic nun arrested

“It was upon my orders. I ordered her to be investigated … for disorderly conduct,” said Duterte. Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines, has said that he was personally responsible for the arrest of an Australian Catholic nun for…
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Mexican Priest murdered on his way to Mass
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April 20, 2018

Mexican Priest murdered on his way to Mass

The Mexican Church is again in mourning Just minutes before officiating a 6:30 p.m. Mass, father Rubén Alcántara Díaz (50 years old) was murdered Wednesday as he made his way inside the Nuestra Señora del Carmen church, located in Cuautitlán…
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To save his son’s life, Alfie Evans’ father rushes to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis
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April 18, 2018

To save his son’s life, Alfie Evans’ father rushes to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis

After losing an appeal to keep his son on life support, Tom Evans flew to Rome to ask for the pope's help. In a last, desperate move to save his son’s life, the father of seriously ill toddler Alfie Evans…
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Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for censoring Catholic content
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April 18, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for censoring Catholic content

The CEO of Facebook claimed the "mistake" was not made because of bias at the social network. During his 2-day congressional hearing, Mark Zuckerberg was subject to questioning about Facebook’s recent censorship of a Catholic advertisement. When the topic was brought…
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Surprising results reveal “most Catholic cities in America”
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April 18, 2018

Surprising results reveal “most Catholic cities in America”

Barna issues its Cities Report, showing which areas stand out according to denomination. New York and Boston may have long been thought of as two of the most Catholic metropolises in America—largely due to the long history of Irish and…
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Mexican border “not a war zone,” say US bishops
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April 11, 2018

Mexican border “not a war zone,” say US bishops

Eight Catholic leaders along US-Mexico frontier react to Trump's plans to deploy military The eight bishops of U.S. dioceses along the southern border are “deeply concerned” by the announcement that the National Guard will be deployed on the border. The…
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US Catholics much more concerned about trafficking than persecution
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April 11, 2018

US Catholics much more concerned about trafficking than persecution

Aid to the Church in Need surveys churchgoers on views about those attacked for faith Although 40 percent of Catholics in the United States believe that the persecution of Christians around the world is “severe,” they are less concerned about it…
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Catholic Mass will be celebrated in Swedish cathedral for first time since the Reformation
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April 11, 2018

Catholic Mass will be celebrated in Swedish cathedral for first time since the Reformation

The Lutheran chaplain offered the cathedral as a temporary place of worship while a Catholic church is being renovated For the first time in 500 years, Catholic Mass will be celebrated in Sweden’s Lund Cathedral. The Lutheran church has offered…
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Archdiocese of Manila receives first-class relic of John Paul II
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April 9, 2018

Archdiocese of Manila receives first-class relic of John Paul II

A relic of St. Pope John Paul II was recently gifted to the Archdiocese of Manila by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisw, the former secretary of the belated pope. The relic – a vial of the saint’s still-liquefied blood – was given…
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Facebook apologizes for censoring Jesus on the cross
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April 7, 2018

Facebook apologizes for censoring Jesus on the cross

The ad was flagged as "shocking and excessively violent." Like many other Catholic institutions, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, used an image of Jesus crucified as part of its Facebook publicity last Good Friday. But Facebook’s censorship team rejected the…
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