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Catastrophic Flooding in Libya Claims Thousands of Lives, Draws Vatican's Compassion

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Tragedy has struck Libya as catastrophic flooding, resulting from multiple dam failures amid torrential downpours, has led to what ... continue reading


Pope Francis Offers Condolences and Prayers for Morocco Earthquake Victims

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Just a day after sending a heartfelt telegram conveying his condolences, Pope Francis publicly expressed his sorrow and sympathy for the ... continue reading



Kidnapped Missionary Freed in Nigeria

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Father Marcellus Nwaohuocha, a member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate who was abducted on June 17 from Nigeria's Jos ... continue reading


Nigerian Catholic Priest Rejoices in Freedom on Pentecost Sunday after Three Days in Captivity

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In a remarkable development that touched the hearts of believers far and wide, a Catholic priest in Nigeria has been released from ... continue reading


African Bishops Urge G7 Leaders to Support Africa's Struggle with Poverty

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Catholic bishops representing Caritas organizations in Africa have appealed to the G7 leaders gathered in Hiroshima to take decisive action ... continue reading


This is the only Vatican-approved Marian apparition in Africa

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There is only one Vatican-approved Marian apparition that took place on the African continent: Our Lady of Kibeho. From 1981 to 1989, there ... continue reading


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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


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


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