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At least 7 Hindu pilgrims shot dead

Last edited 11th July 2017

Gunmen have sprayed bullets on a passenger bus bringing Hindu pilgrims back from a cave shrine in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least seven of them, including five women, and wounding 14 others.

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Aid to the Church in Need's Mission to Assist Oppressed Christians in China

Last edited 9th July 2017

This is Alessandro Monteduro, director of Aid to the Church in Need. As an organization that seeks to protect oppressed Christians, he denounced the current situation Chinese Christians are confronted with.

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Benedict XVI Receives the New Cardinals, and Speaks with Them in Various Languages

Last edited 28th June 2017

After being created cardinals, Pope Francis accompanied the five new cardinals in their visit to a very special Vatican tenant, Pope Benedict XVI, who took off his zucchetto when he saw his successor.

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Vatican Concerns over Bishop Detained in China

Last edited 26th June 2017

The Vatican has expressed "grave concerns" for one of its bishops who was detained after being "forcibly removed" from his diocese in China.

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Battle for Mosul: IS 'Blows up' al-Nuri Mosque

Last edited 21st June 2017

So-called Islamic State (IS) has blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraqi forces say.

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Newark Archdiocese Defends Welcoming of LGBT Pilgrimage

Last edited 20th June 2017

Last month Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark welcomed a pilgrimage of self-identified LGBT pilgrims, with an archdiocesan spokesman saying it should be seen in the context of welcoming everyone, not as archdiocese sponsorship of the event.

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Some the Bible, others the Quran... Together they pray in a center for elders in Lebanon

Last edited 13th June 2017

These are senior citizens of the villages of Kefraya in Lebanon. Many of them go days without visits from anyone and others are living alone because their children left to build a future. Therefore, for them to come to this meeting in the center of the Order of Malta is the highlight of their week.

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Muslims and Christians Unite to Rebuild Mosul Monastery

Last edited 5th June 2017

As government forces pry apart the Islamic State's three yearlong grip on Mosul, Muslims and Christians have united to rebuild a damaged monastery.

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The First Catholic church in 60 years is Being Built in Cuba

Last edited 19th May 2017

Funded by a parish in Florida, a new Catholic church is being built in Cuba and is the first the island nation has seen in 60 years.

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First Medjugorje Apparitions ‘Were Real’, Vatican Commission Reportedly Found

Last edited 17th May 2017

The commission was apparently much more sceptical of the later apparitions

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