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'Hijarbie' becomes internet sensation Watch

Image of Hijarbie is meant to promote modesty and provide a role model for Muslim girls (Hijarbie/Instagram).

One woman gained international attention after posting pictures of Barbie dressed in a hijab to her Instagram account. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading


Where are they going?: Number of ISIS fighters in Syria heavily drop Watch

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The number of ISIS militants swarming Syria and Iraq is believed to have dropped from 19,000 to 25,000 fighters to 20,000 to 31,500, ... continue reading



Horrific female genital mutilation continues to haunt over 200 million girls and women around the world Watch

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Despite efforts from the United Nations to completely outlaw this horrible practice, Female Genital Mutilation continues to affect girls ... continue reading


Why is the USA dumping Gitmo terrorists in Africa? Ghana Bishops Conference asks tough questions nobody wants to answer Watch

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The Bishop's Conference of Ghana is unhappy that the U.S. government has sent two known terrorists to their country. The bishops have sent ... continue reading


Boko Haram's horrific massacre leaves a trail of charred children's bodies Watch

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The dreaded terrorist group Boko Haram razed the village of Dalori in northeastern Nigeria this past weekend. Fifty people were killed - ... continue reading


Women tricked into sex trafficking ... BY OTHER WOMEN Watch

Image of Women continue to be tricked into becoming victims of the sex trafficking industry (StopEnslavement.org).

Women are often duped by other women into believing there are job opportunities in Dubai. After paying a finder's fee to the "friends" who ... continue reading



South Sudan Needs Change NOW: Sudanese leaders must put their nation's interests before their own, bishop says Watch

Image of Sudan has been the scene of nearly continuous civil war since it gained independence in 1956 (Photo by Al Jazeera).

Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale joined his brother prelates from South Sudan and Sudan for a time of rest and prayer in Rome last week, ... continue reading


Libyan man executed by Islamic State for practicing acupuncture Watch

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The scene on the video is familiar, but no less horrific. Two men in orange jumpsuits kneel before a black-clad Islamic State ... continue reading


Terrorist attacks at Burkina Faso luxury hotel foiled; security forces storm facility Watch

Image of A terrorist siege at a Burkina Faso luxury ended on Saturday after security forces stormed the building.

A terrorist siege at a Burkina Faso luxury ended on Saturday after security forces stormed the building. Twenty-eight people from 18 ... continue reading


The world looks on as people in Africa continue to starve Watch

Image of People are starving to death while the world looks on (AFP).

Millions in Ethiopia and South Sudan are victims of both drought and war, leaving most to starve. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - ... continue reading


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