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European Parliament Recognises ISIS Killing of Christians As Genocide

Last edited 4th February 2016

The European Parliament has passed a resolution recognising the Islamic State’s killing of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East as genocide.

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It's Time to Put the Heat on South Sudan's Leaders, Bishop Says

Last edited 28th January 2016

Rome, Italy, Jan 28, 2016 / 12:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).-

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Housing a Key Obstacle For Newly Arrived Refugees in Australia

Last edited 27th January 2016

Few refugees arriving in Australia experience racism.

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Christian Persecution in 2015

Last edited 24th January 2016

The very minimum number of Christians killed for directly faith-related reasons throughout the world has more than tripled between 2013 and 2015: from 2,123 to 7,100 Although the Charity listed North Korea as the worst country for the persecution of Christians in 2015 (again), the largest number of Christians killed was in Nigeria.

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Video: 'Wake Up' From Indifference to Persecuted Christians

Last edited 21st January 2016

A video that shares the testimonies of people who have personally suffered the persecution of Christians in the Middle East is calling on their fellow Christians in the West to "wake up" to the grave crisis facing their brethren.

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Killed in Mexico’s drug wars: Honest reporting

Last edited 18th January 2016

Recently, Marcus Roberts wrote about the violence associated with Mexico’s war on drugs. When media are afraid to report the news, there’s another casualty: Informed decision-making and voting. As Dana Priest put it at The Independent, “Readers are unaware of the life-and-death decisions editors make every day not to anger different local cartels”: As deadline descended on El Mañana’s newsroom and reporters rushed to file their stories, someone in the employ of a local drug cartel called with a demand from his crime boss. That “someone” was a journalist at another paper, who was known to be an enlace” (a link to the local cartel). The enlace demanded that El Mañana publish a story saying that the mayor had not, after all, paid the cartel $2 million in protection money, as was earlier (probably correctly) reported. And defiance of the cartel can mean death. The enlaces are part of the deeply institutionalized system of cartel censorship imposed on media outlets in northeastern Mexico abutting the border of Texas. How it works is an open secret in newsrooms here but not among readers.

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IS Claims Deadly Jakarta Attack

Last edited 14th January 2016

Islamic State said it was behind an attack by suicide bombers and gunmen in the heart of Jakarta on Thursday, the first time the radical group has targeted the world's most populous Muslim nation.

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Former Salvadoran Defense Minister, Tied to Killings of Oscar Romero and Churchwomen, Deported back to El Salvador

Last edited 13th January 2016

For 25 years, Florida provided Gen. Jose Guillermo Garcia safe haven from the brutal violence in his native El Salvador, where as defense minister he played a key role in the murders of Archbishop Oscar Romero, four U.S. churchwomen and 1,000 defenseless peasants of the village of El Mozote.

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The Challenges of Being a Deaf Woman in a War-Torn Country

Last edited 21st December 2015

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a forgotten country. But for those living in it, twenty years of conflict and devastation still make life hard.

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Priest Abducted by ISIS Isn't Giving Up on Mercy

Last edited 14th December 2015

A Syrian priest who spent more than four months as a captive of the Islamic State is headed back to the conflict zone – and he wants both Christians and Muslims to embrace mercy.

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