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Cardinal Dolan: Civilization is Threatened by Evils of ISIS
Last edited 19th February 2015

Along with Pope Francis and so many others, I was deeply saddened to learn of the latest violence by fanatics who see anybody who disagrees with them as their enemy.These attacks threaten civilization itself.

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Terrorists’ Rampage Against Christians
Last edited 18th February 2015

They keep upping the outrage to provoke the West. Is the West sufficiently provoked?

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Egyptian Air Strikes in Libya Kill Dozens of Isis Militants
Last edited 16th February 2015

Training bases and weapons stockpiles targeted day after Islamic State militants post beheadings video

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Egyptian Church Confirms 21 Christians Killed by Islamic State
Last edited 15th February 2015

Warning - Some of the content in this article could disturb readers.

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Nigerian Bishop Slams Government Corruption
Last edited 15th February 2015

Bitterly condemning “the ugly tide of corruption” in Nigeria’s government, the Bishop of Sokoto has highlighted the challenges awaiting the next administration in the wake of an election postponed due to the violence of Boko Haram. Presidential elections had been slated for Feb. 14, but were postponed until March 28. In a memorandum sent to international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto – in Nigeria’s northwest, said the next parliament must urgently confront a range of pressing issues that he said are destabilising the nation.

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Chapel Hill Shooting: Three Young Muslims Gunned Down in North Carolina Family Home
Last edited 12th February 2015

A family of three young Muslims has been shot dead in their home in a quiet neighbourhood of North Carolina in the US. Police have named the victims as 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19.

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Jail, Not Death: Appropriate Punishment According to Australia's Bishops
Last edited 12th February 2015

With two of their nationals on Indonesia's death row over drug trafficking offenses, the Australian bishops are appealing to the government to stay their executions by firing squad, believed to be imminent. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were in a group of nine Australians arrested in Bali in 2005 with more than 18 lb of heroin. Their fellow drug traffickers were sentenced to life in prison, but in 2006 they were given the death penalty.

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Spotlight on Social Justice in Lent: Project Compassion in Australia
Last edited 10th February 2015

Running through the six weeks of Lent each year, Caritas Australia's Project Compassion is an extraordinary, ongoing demonstration of the faith, love and generosity of caring supporters, all in the name of justice and peace.

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Pope to Address Congress in Joint Session in September
Last edited 5th February 2015

Pope Francis will address a joint session of the US Congress on September 24. Speaker of the House John Boehner announced the papal appearance on February, noting that Pope Francis "will become the first leader of the Holy See to address a joint meeting of Congress.'

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Legal Expert Shines Light on Religious Liberty in the European Courtroom
Last edited 4th February 2015

Hosted at the School of Law's Moot Court, Professor Hill, a specialist in law and religious liberty claims, spoke about the importance of religious liberty and discussed a range of religion and the law cases heard by courts in the United Kingdom and by the European Court of Human Rights. His talk focused on recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights on how to appropriately resolve conflicts between a claim to religious liberty and a claim to be free from discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation.

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