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Moroccan woman jailed on suspicion of procuring abortion Watch

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A Moroccan journalist has been jailed for allegedly procuring an abortion and for fornication. The country's penal code bars abortion ... continue reading


Nigerian priest killed as car set ablaze Watch

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A Catholic priest was killed in Nigeria this week when the car he was driving was set ablaze. Jalingo, Nigeria, (CNA) - A Catholic priest ... continue reading



African news agency aims to tell stories from 'the grassroots' Watch

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 At the launch event for a new African Catholic news agency Saturday, a Kenyan bishop urged journalists to focus their work on the ... continue reading


Iraqi church formerly defaced by ISIS rededicated on Assumption feast Watch

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An Iraqi church damaged and defaced by the Islamic State in 2014 was rededicated Thursday for the parish's celebration of the Feast of the ... continue reading


Inter-religious leaders in Pakistan urge protections for religious minorities Watch

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Catholic and other religious leaders signed a joint resolution Thursday encouraging the Pakistani government to adopt policies to protect ... continue reading


Amid extreme flooding in Pakistan, Catholic volunteers step up Watch

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 A 52-year-old Caritas volunteer helped rescue more than two dozen families from a recent flood in Karachi, Pakistan. Karachi, ... continue reading



Iraqi archbishop reflects on Christian community five years after ISIS takeover Watch

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Five years on from the conquering of Christian communities in Iraq by the so-called Islamic State, Christians in the country remain at the ... continue reading


The Lebanese saint who unites Christians and Muslims Watch

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St. Charbel Makhlouf is known in Lebanon for the miraculous healings of those who visit his tomb to seek his intercession '" both ... continue reading


Sri Lankan church re-consecrated, cardinal challenges government Watch

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One of the churches in Sri Lanka damaged in attacks on Easter was re-consecrated Sunday. During the ceremony, the Archbishop of Colombo ... continue reading


South Asia floods: 'Everything is coming to a complete standstill' Watch

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Catholic Relief Services is working with local partners to provide aid amid severe flooding and landslides in parts of India, Nepal, and ... continue reading


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