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Thousands of convenience stores in Japan will stop selling pornographic magazines, a move they say will help create an environment more ... continue reading


'Get ready!' Pope leaves for Panama, confirms visit to Japan Watch

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Pope Francis will visit Japan in November of this year. The pope confirmed the timing of the upcoming trip during remarks to journalists on ... continue reading


Church in Fiji threatens to close all Catholic schools Watch

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The Catholic Church in Fiji is prepared to shut down all of its 44 primary and 19 secondary schools if the government continues to elect ... continue reading


Zimbabwe is burning : Bishops call for peace amid violent protests, crackdown Watch

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As political protests in Zimbabwe have turned violent and even fatal, reportedly leaving at least 12 people dead, the bishops of the ... continue reading


Nigerian bishops call for fair elections, warn against selling votes Watch

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As the Nigerian presidential election approaches, the Catholic Bishop's Conference in the country emphasized the importance of electoral ... continue reading


Duterte open to dialogue with bishops after suggesting Filipinos kill them Watch

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 A government spokesman said Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to dialogue with the country's bishops, after the president ... continue reading


Venezuelan bishops denounce Maduro's new presidential term as illegitimate Watch

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The bishops of Venezuela have said that Nicolas Maduro's swearing in for a second term as president Thursday is illegitimate. Caracas, ... continue reading


What is it like to be a missionary in Mongolia? Watch

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When Francisco Javier Olivera was born, his mother offered him to the Virgin Mary, praying that he would become a missionary in Asia. ... continue reading


Human rights court to hear case of Belgian euthanasia for depression Watch

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The European Court of Human Rights has announced that it will take up a case considering whether Belgium wrongly allowed a woman to be ... continue reading


As Belgium bans kosher and halal food prep, religious freedom fears grow Watch

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Jews and Muslims in Belgium could face difficulty finding food prepared according to their religious rules, as new animal slaughter ... continue reading


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