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October 28, 2021
CNA Staff
Damascus, Syria, Oct 28, 2021 / 04:05 am Pope Francis has donated $170,000 to the Catholic Church in Syria for its charitable work with the poor. Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, announced on Oct. 26 that each of the country’s 17 ecclesiastical circumscriptions would receive $10,000. He was speaking to
March 03, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped from a state boarding school in the north west Nigeria state of Zamfara last week have been released, a local official announced.
February 24, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Christian business owners in Pakistan face severe discrimination, according to an entrepeneur speaking at an event last week.
February 23, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Argentinian Bishop Oscar Vicente Ojea spoke out against the “politicisation" of the Covid-19 vaccine after Argentina’s health minister resigned amid accusations that he gave vaccines out as political favours.
February 23, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Cardinal Charles Bo calls for “fasting from anger" in his lenten appeal as protests against the military coup in Myanmar intensify.
February 22, 2021
Ferdie Rous
British charity The Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) found that 30% of the poorest countries privately owed debts, not including bonds, are owned by firms based in the UK.
February 22, 2021
Staff Reporter
Myanmar's Catholic bishops have renewed pleas for dialogue in the midst of ongoing unrest. They also reflected on the promise that November elections had inspired, before a military coup d’état earlier this month disrupted national life and sent the country spiralling into crisis.
February 22, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Myanmar's military rulers have threatened protesters with deadly force following calls for a general strike to oppose the coup instigated on 1st February.
February 22, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Houthi rebels in Yemen have continued their advance on the government’s northern stronghold of Marib after the Biden administration cuts aid to Saudi-backed coalition.
February 12, 2021
Ferdie Rous
The military coup in Myanmar has revived pro-democracy demonstrations in neighbouring Thailand.
February 12, 2021
Ferdie Rous
India’s IT minister has cautioned US-based tech firms amid an ongoing face face-off with Twitter over content linked to the farmer protests in New Delhi.
February 11, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Rights organisation, Human Rights Watch have called for a UN inquiry into the alleged indiscriminate shelling of urban areas in Tigray by Ethiopian federal forces.
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