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June 6, 2017

Bishops Body found in River: Is this Murder or Suicide

Cameroon Bishop Jean-Marie Benoit Balla was found dead on June 1st. Bishop Balla was reported missing on May 30th after a note was discovered in his truck near the Sanaga…
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February 21, 2017

Pope laments plight of child soldiers fighting in Congo

The Pope was speaking days after the UN voiced concern about deadly violence in the country Pope Francis has expressed dismay about clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo he…
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November 21, 2016

Bishops apologise for Church’s role in Rwandan genocide

The Church acknowledged that members planned and took part in the genocide, in which more than 800,000 people were killed The Catholic Church in Rwanda apologised on Sunday for the…
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October 27, 2016

South African Church leaders warn against nation’s withdrawal from ICC

Church leaders have urged the South African government to reconsider their decision to leave the International Criminal Court South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court could encourage a large-scale…
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October 12, 2016

Priest shot in face with rubber bullets at student protest in South Africa

Fr Graham Pugin was injured along with several others in a student protest A South African priest has been injured after being shot in the face with rubber bullets. He…
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Articles
September 9, 2016

Catholicism’s incredible growth story

Critics keep announcing the Church's imminent demise. If only they realised that numbers have doubled since 1970 – and are still rising In many parts of the world, it’s difficult…
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July 6, 2016

Malawian bishops plead for food aid to avert humanitarian disaster

In Malawi, where 40 per cent of the population needs food aid, the country’s bishops have called for international help to avert a crisis. It is “disheartening and painful to…
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June 29, 2016

South African Church leaders call for calm in run up to election

South African church leaders have urged an end to pre-election violence and criticised politicians for fueling it. “We are disappointed that our political leaders have not been visible and loud…
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