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Ukraine Protests: Before and After Photos from Kiev's Battle Zone
Last edited 21st February 2014

Fresh violence has erupted this week in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, where anti-government protesters have been occupying the centre of the city for almost three months.


Syrian Opposition Member Calls For Release of Kidnapped Christians
Last edited 20th February 2014

A member of the Syrian opposition who attended the Geneva II Peace Conference has publicly called for the release of Christians kidnapped in the war-torn country.

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Catholic Church Expresses Sadness over Manus Island Death
Last edited 20th February 2014

The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office (ACMRO) expresses great sadness at the tragic loss of life at Manus Island yesterday.

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Brutal Winter Weather Brings New Challenge: Ice Falling From Skyscrapers
Last edited 20th February 2014

City dwellers facing one of the most brutal winters on record have been dealing with something far more dangerous than snow falling from the sky: ice tumbling from skyscrapers.

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Venezuelan Bishops Urge Respect for Protesters' Human Dignity
Last edited 18th February 2014

As the political situation in Venezuela remains tense a week after three people were killed in student protests, the country’s bishops are asking both government forces and opposition to find a way to respect differences, negotiate and go forward together in building a democratic state.


North Korea's Kim Jong-Un May Face Charges Over Human Rights Atrocities, UN Investigators Say
Last edited 17th February 2014

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un and hundreds of his officials could be at risk of prosecution for ordering systematic torture, starvation and mass killings, following the publication of a United Nations (UN) report on crimes against humanity.


Asian Youth Day 2014? Pope Francis may travel to South Korea
Last edited 17th February 2014

The Vatican says it's considering the option of having the Pope travel to South Korea in the summer. From August 13th to the 17th, there will be a mini World Youth Day and locals are hoping the Pope will accept their invitation.

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Genocide Looms in Central African Republic, Archbishop Warns
Last edited 13th February 2014

The leading Catholic prelate in the Central African Republic has said that he fears a campaign of genocide.

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Fighting drugs will never be a celeb cause
Last edited 13th February 2014

IT’S awards time in Hollywood and I bet they miss the chance to say something that might just change the world and save a life in the process. Remember when AIDS started to take the lives of famous people and other famous people started wearing red ribbons to spread the word about safe sex and finding a cure?

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Bishop laments Western governments’ support of Syria’s Islamist rebels
Last edited 10th February 2014

An Armenian Catholic bishop who lived in Syria for the first 50 years of his life urged Western governments to cease supporting Islamist rebel movements in Syria.

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