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President Obama signs religious freedom bill

The bill will attempt to help the US administration combat a worldwide escalation in persecution of religious minorities The US House of Representatives has passed the bipartisan Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, and the bill has now been approved by President Barack Obama. The measure gives the Obama administration and the American State Department new tools,

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“My mother was advised to abort me”, says Cardinal Burke

Cardinal Raymond Burke has revealed that his mother was advised to abort him. In a new book-length interview with the French journalist Guillaume d’Alançon, Cardinal Burke says that when his mother was pregnant with him, she became seriously ill and a doctor advised her to have an abortion. According to Cardinal Burke, the doctor said: “You already

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Will Russia’s ‘holy war’ save Syria’s Christians?

America and Britain have helped to endanger minorities in the Middle East The war in Syria has taken a significant turn these past few months, with the migrant crisis and the intervention of Russia. Even a few months ago one might have expected Bashar al-Assad’s downfall, and two years ago one would have bet the house

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‘This generation must tackle climate change,’ says Pope Francis at the White House

President Obama welcomed Pope Francis to America during a ceremony at the White House Pope Francis has urged action climate change during a welcoming ceremony hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House. Before moving inside for a private conversation, both leaders spoke about the environment and, particularly, Pope Francis’s recent encyclical Laudato Si’,

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Pope Francis arrives in Washington DC

President Obama and the First Lady have welcomed the Pontiff to America at the start of his three-city visit Pope Francis arrived in the United States the late afternoon of September 22 to begin his first apostolic journey as pontiff. His plane, an Alitalia jetliner, touched down at Joint Base Andrews near Washington at 3.51pm

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