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May 1, 2017

Russian Catholic official criticises ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia's Supreme Court declared Jehovah's Witnesses an 'extremist' group and ordered the nationwide seizure of its property Russia’s Catholic Church has condemned a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the Jehovah’s…
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April 22, 2017

Why Russia's new ban on Jehovah's Witnesses is so troubling

The Jehovah's Witnesses have been banned as an extremist group in a Thursday Supreme Court decision that observers feared signaled a further step back for religious liberty. “For Jehovah's Witnesses,…
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Articles
April 5, 2017

Sister Lucia declared Second Secret of Fatima fulfilled

In 1917, Our Lady delivered a stunning prophecy to the three child visionaries at Fatima. Russia, she warned, would fall into "error" and spread this error around the world. She…
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Articles
December 30, 2016

That time a priest was reprimanded by a saint

When white smoke poured out of the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on October 16, 1978, Fr. Eamon Kelly, a seminarian studying in Rome at the time, couldn’t have known…
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October 1, 2016

St. Nicholas protects 30-day-old baby discovered beneath rubble of building

Russian air strikes in Syria have killed over 3,800 innocent civilians but one little girl was dramatically rescued from beneath a would-be cement grave of rubble. Volunteers have been sifting…
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September 30, 2016

Pope Francis sets off on three-day visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan

The visit shows improved ties between the Holy See and the two former Soviet republics Pope Francis has set off on a three-day visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan. The first…
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EuropeNewsVatican
January 20, 2016

Russian Orthodox in an icy Epiphany dip (Watch Video)

In Russia men and women have been plunging in freezing water blessed by priest for the Epiphany ritual of submerging themselves in freezing water. They believe that the ritual has healing powers.…
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EuropeNewsVatican
November 3, 2015

Pope Francis Prays for the lost souls from the Russian Plane Crash

The Vatican reports a view of sympathy and prayer from Pope Francis in relation to the Saturday’s Russian Plane crash that claimed the lives of all her 224 passengers on…
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Middle EastNews
October 6, 2015

Syrian archbishop criticises US for ‘siding with al-Qaeda’

Archbishop Jacques Behnan Hindo has said the CIA has been training Syrian rebel groups which are 'al-Qaeda under a different name' A Syrian Catholic archbishop has accused the United States…
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EuropeNews
October 6, 2015

Ukrainian Catholic leader demands more help from the Vatican

'The time for cautious diplomacy is at an end,' Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk has said The head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church has urged the Vatican to show greater support for…
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