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Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth

Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news. Continue reading

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Video scandal rocks Austrian governing coalition

Austria’s vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache is expected to make a statement about his political future after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor. Continue reading

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Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans

Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance. Continue reading

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Vatican high court absolves priest of advances in confession

The Vatican’s high court has absolved a top Holy See official of charges that he made sexual advances against a nun during confession. Continue reading

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Poland’s church head says film on sex abuse not an attack

The head of Poland’s Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing. Continue reading

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Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishment. Continue reading

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Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral

Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon’s Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country’s top political and spiritual leaders. Continue reading

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Pakistan upholds death for 3, acquits 2 in couple’s killing

A Pakistani court has upheld death sentences for three Muslims but acquitted two others in the 2014 mob killing of a Christian couple accused of blasphemy in the eastern city of Lahore. Continue reading

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Cyprus reclaims stolen reliquary case with saints’ remains

Cyprus’ Antiquities Department says a reliquary case containing the partial remains of nine Orthodox Christian saints that was stolen from a church in the ethnically split island’s breakaway north has been returned to Church authorities. Continue reading

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Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage

Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Continue reading

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Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls

Poland’s opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia. Continue reading

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Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy

Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya. Continue reading

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Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks

Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first time since last month’s devastating Easter attacks on churches and hotels. Continue reading

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Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis

Poland’s prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the country into grappling with the problem of abuse by priests. Continue reading

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Pakistani court grants month’s bail to 2 radical clerics

A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has granted a month’s release on bail to two clerics, leaders of a radical party behind widespread protests last year against the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case. Continue reading

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Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots

A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people. Continue reading

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Motorcycle bomb kills 4 Pakistani police near mosque

Pakistani police say a powerful bomb attached to a motorcycle has killed four policemen guarding a mosque in the southwestern city of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. Continue reading

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Power play: Papal aide’s manhole act angers Italy’s Salvini

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has taken aim at a Vatican cardinal who climbed into a utility manhole to restore electricity to squatters in a government-owned building, pitting Pope Francis’ humanitarian priorities against far-right Italian … Continue reading

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American pastor known for hateful views banned from Ireland, report says

A controversial anti-gay and anti-Semitic preacher from Arizona who prayed for former President Barack Obama’s death has reportedly become the first person banned from Ireland under an exclusion order. Continue reading

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Church guard in Egypt kills priest in personal dispute

Egyptian security officials say a civilian church guard has shot and killed a priest in Cairo in a personal dispute. Continue reading

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