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Pope Francis Horrified by ‘Barbarous’ Attack on French Church

Last edited 27th July 2016

Pope Francis is horrified and shocked by an attack in a church in Rouen, in northern France, where a priest was slain and another hostage was seriously wounded.

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Vatican’s Declaration on Tragedy in Nice

Last edited 17th July 2016

‘We condemn in the strongest way every demonstration of senseless violence, of hatred, terrorism and any attack against peace.’

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Syrian Christians Fear Persecution by ISIS in Lebanon as Well

Last edited 14th July 2016

Somewhere in the Beqaa Valley, Lebanon (July 13, 2016)—Let us call them Samir and Sabine. Let us say they are in their early 50s, Christians who have fled from Raqqah, Syria, the ISIS stronghold.

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Baton Rouge Killing: Black Lives Matter Protest Photo Hailed as 'Legendary'

Last edited 11th July 2016

Protests have continued in the United States, after violent incidents involving African American people and the police last week.

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Baton Rouge Killing: Black Lives Matter Protest Photo Hailed as 'Legendary'

Last edited 11th July 2016

Protests have continued in the United States, after violent incidents involving African American people and the police last week.

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Italians Restore 900-year-old Mosaics at Bethlehem Church

Last edited 10th July 2016

Restorers, after clearing away centuries of dirt, discovered the Church of the Nativity had a seventh mosaic

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The US Department of Justice has Launched a Civil Rights Investigation into a Police Shooting of a Black man in Louisiana.

Last edited 6th July 2016

Video footage appeared to show two white police officers holding down and fatally shooting Alton Sterling, 37, in Baton Rouge.

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Church Raised $150M to Assist Syrians, Iraqis in 2014-15

Last edited 3rd July 2016

In 2014-15, Catholic dioceses and organizations raised $150 million to assist five million persons affected by the humanitarian crisis in Syria and Iraq, according to the Holy See Press Office.

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A Debate on Marriage Equality Need Not Be Hate-filled. We Could All Benefit From It

Last edited 1st July 2016

In a wide-ranging speech delivered last week and published in the Guardian ("Straight politicians don't understand what it’s like to hide their relationships in fear"), Senate opposition leader Penny Wong made the case against a plebiscite on the redefinition of the marriage.

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Thousands Seek Refuge in South Sudan After town is Engulfed By Violence

Last edited 1st July 2016

More than 50 people were killed in a battle between government forces and a new rebel group

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