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Some 707 women were killed in Guatemala in 2012, a significant increase from 431 in 2011. At the time of their killing, the murders of 32 women had already been reported so far this year in just 15 days, while 216 men have been killed in the same period, the human rights group said.
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Reading 1, Ezekiel 43:1-7
He took me to the gate, the one facing east. I saw the glory of ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
His saving help is near for those who fear him, his glory will ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 23:1-12
Then addressing the crowds and his disciples Jesus said, 'The ... Read More

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St. Philip Benizi
August 23: Servite cardinal and preacher. Born in Florence, Italy, to ... Read More