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Poland Blasts European Bureaucrats, Calls out Planned Parenthood

Last edited 24th June 2016

The Polish government snapped back at European bureaucrats in a scathing response to a report published last week by the Council of Europe that criticized Poland’s restrictive abortion law and its treatment of women.

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US Senate Rejects Gun Control Bills

Last edited 21st June 2016

The US Senate has thrown out four gun control bills in the aftermath of the Orlando night club massacre, in a move that was expected.

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US Election: Clinton Set to Cement Hold on Nomination

Last edited 8th June 2016

Hillary Clinton is hoping to claim victory in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination after six states have finished holding primaries.The Associated Press says Mrs Clinton has already reached the 2,383 delegates needed, taking into account pledges of support from so-called superdelegates.

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A New Wave of Attacks Against Catholics in France, Belgium

Last edited 2nd June 2016

In recent weeks, Catholics in France and Belgium - countries still recovering from brutal ISIS attacks - have been hit with numerous acts of violence and aggression, including fires set in churches, an assault on a priest, the desecration of a tabernacle and the hacking of more than 100 Catholic websites.

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Greens Push to Exclude Religion

Last edited 22nd May 2016

This week, the Greens issued their “plan for inclusive communities” ahead of the federal election.

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Chibok Girls: Kidnapped Amina Reunited With Family

Last edited 18th May 2016

The first of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls to be rescued since her capture two years ago has had an emotional reunion with her mother.

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Voice for the Voiceless: A statement by the Catholic Bishops of Australia on the Election

Last edited 17th May 2016

Australia’s Catholic bishops have called for the voices of the thrown-away people to be heard in the long federal election campaign. The bishops today issued a statement on the 2016 Federal Election, addressed to Catholics and all people of goodwill.

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A Prayer for the Election - Australia

Last edited 17th May 2016

Holy God, at the dawn of time you fashioned the world and set it on its course. In the fullness of time your Son took flesh and sowed the seeds of a new order, and day by day your Spirit works to bring to birth your realm of mercy, justice and peace.

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Philippines President-Elect Duterte Vows to Bring Back Death Penalty

Last edited 16th May 2016

Philippines President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to reintroduce capital punishment and give security forces permission to shoot to kill.

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Migrant Crisis: EU Plans Penalties For Refusing Asylum Seekers

Last edited 5th May 2016

The European Commission has proposed reforms to EU asylum rules that would see stiff financial penalties imposed on countries refusing to take their share of asylum seekers.The bloc's executive body is planning a sanction of €250,000 (£200,000; $290,000) per person.

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