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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, Numbers 11:4-15
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Psalm, Psalms 81:12-13, 14-15, 16-17
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Gospel, Matthew 14:13-21
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St. Lydia Purpuraria
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