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Second earthquake devastates Norcia

Priests in central Italy have been instructed to celebrate Mass outdoors following another devastating earthquake, which reduced churches including the Basilica of St Benedict to rubble. The Benedictine monks of Norcia assisted in relief efforts.

Religious Right could die, says Baptist leader

Russell Moore, leader of the American Southern Baptist ethics commission, has said the “Religious Right” is discredited and can only survive by returning to the Gospel.

Kenya: 12 dead in attack on Christians

Twelve people were killed in an Islamist attack targeting Christians in Mandera County, Kenya. Al- Shabaab claimed responsibility.