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Christian Women in Sudan Sentenced to Death for Faith
Last edited 15th May 2014

Hours after a Sudanese court sentenced his pregnant wife to death when she refused to recant her Christian faith, her husband told CNN he feels helpless.

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A modern pope gets old school on the Devil
Last edited 15th May 2014

VATICAN CITY — A darling of liberal Catholics and an advocate of inclusion and forgiveness, Pope Francis is hardly known for fire and brimstone.

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Christian Woman Could Face Death for Her Faith in Sudan
Last edited 15th May 2014

A Christian woman in Sudan reportedly has until Thursday to either recant her faith or face a possible sentence of death. Meriam Yehya Ibrahim, 27, was convicted by a Khartoum court this week of apostasy, or the renunciation of faith, Amnesty International said Wednesday, a day before the expected ruling. The court considers her to be Muslim.

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Two honoured for their achievements in interfaith dialogue
Last edited 14th May 2014

This month, two eminent members of the international Catholic community will be awarded Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) highest honour – Doctor of the University – for their outstanding achievements in promoting interreligious dialogue.

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Papal prayers for Christian unity, Egypt’s Christians
Last edited 13th May 2014

In a letter marking the first anniversary of his meeting with the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Francis assured him of his prayers for Christian unity and Egypt’s Christians.

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Decline of religious belief means we need more exorcists, say Catholics
Last edited 9th May 2014

The decline of religious belief in the West and the growth of secularism has “opened the window” to black magic, Satanism and belief in the occult, the organisers of a conference on exorcism have said.

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Vatican's Homepage Gets a Facelift
Last edited 8th May 2014

The Vatican launched a new look for its homepage, making it more user friendly and slightly more high tech. Next to Pope Francis' profile, user will find a new section featuring text, photo and video highlights from the Vatican and the Pope, as well as a calendar of events.


Former Nuncio to Egypt and Advocate of Interreligious Dialogue Awarded ACU's Highest Honour
Last edited 7th May 2014

Bishops from across Australia attended a ceremony at the Australian Catholic University's North Sydney campus yesterday when Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, English-born former Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and former delegate to the Cairo-based Arab League was created a Doctor of the University.

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The Most Stunning Stained Glass Windows In The World (PHOTOS)
Last edited 6th May 2014

When stepping into a holy place, our eyes seek the light. If we're lucky, the light will be shining through a stained glass window, adding illumination and beauty at once. Stained glass windows tell stories, educate and inspire.

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Pope Cried Over Images of Christians Allegedly Crucified in Syria
Last edited 6th May 2014

Pope Francis said he cried when he recently saw images of Christians allegedly killed by crucifixion. “Still today there are people who kill, who persecute in the name of God,” he said during a homily at early morning Mass in the chapel of his residence. And still today there are Christians who, like the Apostles, are “happy to be judged worthy of suffering dishonour for Christ’s name”.

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