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Nigerian priest abducted by gunmen after Sunday Mass Watch

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Another Catholic priest in Nigeria has been kidnapped by gunmen, according to local media reports. Vatican City, (CNA) - Another Catholic ... continue reading


Wear black to protest anti-Christian violence, Nigerian Catholics told Watch

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The bishops of Nigeria have told the nation's Catholics to wear black on Ash Wednesday to protest the ongoing persecution of Christians in ... continue reading



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Four seminarians abducted in Nigeria Watch

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 Four seminarians, between the ages of 18 and 23, were abducted Wednesday night from their seminary in Kaduna, in northwestern ... continue reading


Cardinal Sarah: Nigerians killed by terrorists are 'martyrs' Watch

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 African Church leaders have responded to the reported Dec. 26 execution of 11 Nigerian Christians by a terrorist group affiliated ... continue reading


Burkina Faso bishop: As violence continues, 'nobody is listening' Watch

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Following the death of more than a dozen Christians in a church shooting over the weekend, a Burkina Faso bishop said Western governments ... continue reading


In West Africa, Church leaders meet to discuss humanitarian crisis Watch

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Bishops and Catholic leaders from West Africa concluded a two-day meeting last week by reaffirming their commitment to work for an end to ... continue reading


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Statement of 11 nations opposes 'reproductive rights' focus of Nairobi Summit Watch

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On the sidelines of the Nairobi Summit, the US and 10 other nations delivered a joint statement Thursday indicating their commitment to ... continue reading


Nigerian priest abducted and released, officials increase security measures Watch

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The vice-rector of a seminary in Nigeria was kidnapped earlier this week and released two days later, the latest in the ongoing violence ... continue reading


Brazilian bishop: Yes, Amazon people can understand celibacy Watch

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A retired bishop from Brazil has spoken out against the claim that married priests are necessary in the Amazon region because the ... continue reading


Missionary: Married priests in Amazon wouldn't get to the root of the problem Watch

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A South American missionary to Angola who is participating in the Amazon Synod at the invitation of the pope has said the proposal to ... continue reading


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