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South African bishops: New president must tackle corruption, poverty Watch

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In the wake of President Cyril Ramaphosa's successful reelection bid last week, South Africa's Catholic bishops are applauding the ... continue reading


To promote peace, Ghana's chief Muslim cleric goes to Mass Watch

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As part of his efforts to increase interreligious peace, Ghana's chief imam attended Easter Mass ahead of his 100th birthday celebration. ... continue reading



Death toll in DRC Ebola outbreak reaches 1,000 Watch

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The Ebola outbreak that began last August in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has now claimed more than 1,000 lives, the nation's ... continue reading


Nicaraguan bishops lament continued suffering under Ortega Watch

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The Nicaraguan bishops lamented Wednesday that "the Nicaraguan family continues to suffer," and called for no more "repressive actions and ... continue reading


African bishops offer prayers, call for aid after Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc Watch

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Bishops in Malawi, Mozambique, and elsewhere in Africa are calling for prayers and humanitarian aid following deadly floods and tropical ... continue reading


As general elections near, Nigeria's bishops call for peace Watch

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 In the face of Nigeria's ongoing violence and political tensions, the country's bishops have promoted a fair and faith-filled ... continue reading



Algerian martyrs are models for the Church, archbishop says Watch

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Archbishop Paul Desfarges of Algiers has said that Bishop Pierre Claverie and his 18 companions, who were martyred in Algeria between 1994 ... continue reading


Egypt's Coptic Christians nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Watch

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Among the 331 candidates for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize are the Copts, the Christian ethnoreligious group of Egypt. Oslo, Norway (CNA/EWTN ... continue reading


Big Love, Small Houses: Polygamy on the Rise in Zimbabwe's Cities Watch

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Polygamy has long been practiced in Zimbabwe's rural areas, but it's becoming more common in urban areas, too. In this story, women and men ... continue reading


Lions eat rhino poachers alive in South Africa, killing three Watch

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Lions have killed and devoured three poachers in the Sibuya Game Reserve in South Africa. The poachers were believed to be in search ... continue reading


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