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Moroccan woman sentenced for procuring abortion Watch

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A Moroccan journalist, her fiance, and a doctor were sentenced to prison Monday for procuring and performing an abortion. The country's ... continue reading


Pakistani archbishop warns of surge in Christian girls kidnapped, forced into marriages Watch

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A Catholic bishop in Pakistan has warned of an increase in young Christian and Hindu girls being kidnapped, then forced to convert to Islam ... continue reading



Catholic Center in Jerusalem takes care of the 'forgotten kids' of Israel's immigrant workers Watch

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There are no tourists in Jerusalem's Talbieh neighborhood. And even locals don't always notice the Capuchin Franciscans coming and going ... continue reading


We Must Pray for Peace - Before it's too Late Watch

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The United States is moving closer to war with Iran as that nation escalates tensions in the region. However, a war would be a disaster not ... continue reading


Catholic leaders appeal for help after Jesuit school in India attacked Watch

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Catholics in the Archdiocese of Ranchi have appealed for help after a local Jesuit mission was brutally attacked by a large armed mob last ... continue reading


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


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