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Uganda: Pope’s Visit Gives Faith to Young Church
Last edited 23rd November 2015

The Pope’s celebration of Uganda’s martyrs will revitalise the faith of the young Church in Uganda according to a senior Christian leader. Speaking to Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need, Monsignor John Baptist Kauta, Secretary General of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, described how the country’s violent past had prepared the way for a young and hopeful Church to emerge.


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Mali Hotel Attack: Please Pray for Peace
Last edited 23rd November 2015

Heavily armed gunmen on Friday fired indiscriminately at guests at a hotel hosting diplomats and others in Mali's capital, the maître d' told CNN.


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Paris Attacks: Two die in Hunt for 'Mastermind' Abaaoud
Last edited 18th November 2015

A woman has blown herself up and a suspect was shot dead during a police raid on a flat in a Paris suburb, while seven arrests were made.

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Russia plane crash: 'Terror act' downed A321 over Egypt's Sinai
Last edited 18th November 2015

Russia's security chief says an act of terror brought down the Russian A321 airliner in Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board."Traces of foreign explosives" were found on debris from the Airbus plane, FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov told Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Paris Attacks: More than 120 Killed in Concert Hall Siege, Bombings and Shootings; Suspected Terrorists Dead
Last edited 15th November 2015

More than 120 people have been killed in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks across Paris, including a massacre at a rock concert. The Bataclan concert hall in eastern Paris was playing host to sold out crowds who had turned out to see US rock band Eagles of Death Metal on Friday night (local time).


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Beirut Attacks: Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens in Shia Suburb
Last edited 12th November 2015

At least 37 people have been killed and 181 wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in a residential area of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, officials say. The bombers blew themselves up in a busy street in the southern suburb of Burj al-Barajneh, a stronghold of the Shia Islamist Hezbollah movement.

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Catholic Bishops Called to Answer in Anti-Discrimination Test Case
Last edited 12th November 2015

News just in is that the Tasmanian anti-discrimination Commissioner will investigate ALL AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS for their role in distributing the Don't Mess With Marriage booklet in Catholic schools.


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Vatican Arrests High Ranking Monsignor and Lay Woman Over Leaked Documents
Last edited 4th November 2015

The Vatican Gendarmerie has arrested and interrogated a senior Vatican official and a lay woman regarding "the removal and dissemination of news and confidential documents."


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Russian Plane Crash: Four Main Theories as to what Caused Airbus 321 to Break up Mid-air
Last edited 2nd November 2015

Russian airline Kogalymavia has blamed “external factors” for what caused a plane carrying 224 people to crash over Egypt killing all on board, as four main theories emerge over the tragic event.


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Seven Killed in Violence in Central African Republic
Last edited 28th October 2015

At least seven people have been killed in attacks perpetrated by Muslim and Christian factions in the Central African Republic, according to reports. Agence France-Presse (AFP) report that the country’s interim government has announced that violence flared on Monday when gunmen launched an attack on members of the Union for Peace in Central African Republic (UPC), a faction of the majority Muslim Seleka rebel alliance, in the capital city Bangui.


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