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The United nations says that 126 women were raped in an eastern town after Congolese troops fled there last month. Congolese troops, aided by U.N. peacekeepers have been battling the so-called M23 rebels for the past eight months in the resource-rich east of the country.
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Numbers 11:4-15
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Psalm, Psalms 81:12-13, 14-15, 16-17
So I left them to their stubborn selves, to follow their own ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 14:13-21
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Saint of the Day

August 3 Saint of the Day

St. Lydia Purpuraria
August 3: Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), ... Read More