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Cardinal Appeals for Peace in South Sudan
Last edited 20th January 2014

The cardinal archbishop of Khartoum has called on political leaders in South Sudan to go beyond their own personal interests and resolve the current crisis in the fledgling nation. The clash between the two strong men of the ruling party (SPLM, the Sudan People's Liberation Movement), President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar, has taken on an ethnic dimension involving the two major tribes in the country: Dinka and Nuer.

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Taliban Attack on a Kabul Restaurant : 21 Civilians Killed
Last edited 19th January 2014

21 people were killed in the latest Taliban attack in Kabul last night, in a well-known restaurant. Among them, 13 people were of foreign nationality - Canadian, Russian and English - and eight Afghans civilians.

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Second Day of Voting for New Egyptian Constitution
Last edited 15th January 2014

Egyptians are voting for a second day on the referendum on the new constitution drafted after the fall of the Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The military and the interim executive are urging people to vote, the Muslim Brotherhood, now branded as a terrorist organization, is calling for a boycott and the return of Morsi.

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U.S Secretary John Kerry thinks Pope can intervene in Middle East peace process
Last edited 15th January 2014

Msgr. Pietro Parolin welcomed U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for a very brief meeting at the Vatican.

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Several Killed in Cairo as Egyptians Vote on New Constitution
Last edited 14th January 2014

Several people have been killed in violence in Cairo as Egyptians begin voting in a referendum on a new constitution.

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Two Injured in Roswell School Shooting in New Mexico
Last edited 15th January 2014

Officials in southern New Mexico say a shooting at a Roswell middle school on Tuesday morning left at least two children injured and a suspect is in custody.Brooke Linthicum of Eastern New Mexico Regional Medical Centre says the two children were being treated following the shooting at Berrendo Middle School, but she had no information on the type or extent of their injuries.


Street Preacher Arrested in Scotland after Denouncing Homosexuality
Last edited 14th January 2014

Tony Miano, an American street preacher, has been arrested in Dundee, Scotland, on charges of “alleged breach of peace with ‘homophobic’ aggravation,” the British organization Christian Concern reported.


Syrian Refugees Pray for Visit from Pope Francis
Last edited 14th January 2014

Syrian Christians who have survived terrorist attacks on their homes and business and fled into nearby Jordan are praying Pope Francis will visit them during his trip to the Holy Land in May.

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'He was a hero’: father drowns saving sons
Last edited 13th January 2014

A distraught wife has told how her husband died saving their two young sons from drowning at an Australian beauty spot, on what should have been the last week of a family holiday.

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Syrian Refugees Pray for Visit from Pope Francis During Holy Land Tour
Last edited 13th January 2014

Syrian Christians who have survived terrorist attacks on their homes and business and fled into nearby Jordan are praying Pope Francis will visit them during his trip to the Holy Land in May. Although for security reasons details are not released, there is speculation in Rome that the Pope will visit Amman where many of the Syrian Christians have sought refuge.


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