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May 19, 2021
A scene of destruction in Butembo-Beni diocese on 24 March 2021, following an attack by suspected ADF/NALU forces. Photo courtesy of Aid to the Church in Need   Islamic insurgents in the Democratic Republic of Congo are engaged in “relentless” violence. A bishop from a hard-hit diocese in the country has given a leading Catholic
April 01, 2021
Members of the militant Islamic ISIS network have claimed responsibility for the attack, which may have left as many as 50,000 people homeless.
March 31, 2021
Brazilian missionary Fr. Edegard Silva in Pemba told ACN the people were becoming used to these attacks. “They were already expecting it," he said, "because over the past two weeks these evildoers and insurgents had been carrying out a series of attacks in the Nangade region, and almost all the communities close to Palma has already been attacked.”
March 04, 2021
Asked in February why he was making a tour of Iraq at a time of growing political tension and worries about the spread of Covid, Pope Francis replied: “I am the pastor of people who are suffering.”
January 22, 2021
ISIS destroyed the village church of Tel Hormiz, one of the last homes of the Church of the East. Sam Sweeney Reports
November 03, 2020
Pope Francis has sent condolences to the people of Austria after deadly terror attacks in Vienna that began Monday evening near Seitenstettengasse synagogue at roughly 8 p.m. when multiple suspects opened fire on passers-by.
June 21, 2018
Dominican Sister Ban Madleen was applying to visit her family
May 03, 2018
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