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National Catholic Reporter
Guatemalan bishops call for president to resignCentral American country with an unhappy recent history of civil war, child mig
Guatemalan bishops call for president to resign
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 hours ago
Central American country with an unhappy recent history of civil war, child migrants fleeing and drug cartel violence. The International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala and attorney general's office have pursued senior politicians --... Read more
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Philly.com
New Comcast CFO says company must avoid complacencymore than $400 million on lawyers, lobbyists, and consultants. The Justice Depa
New Comcast CFO says company must avoid complacency
Philly.com / Posted 16 hours ago
more than $400 million on lawyers, lobbyists, and consultants. The Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission indicated they would fight the deal, forcing Comcast to walk. "In some ways, it's a shame that Time Warner Cable... Read more
18h
AllAfrica.com
Hardworking Lukwago Barely Has Time for His Familycentral institutions like the Uganda Heart Institute, Uganda Cancer Institute,
Hardworking Lukwago Barely Has Time for His Family
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
central institutions like the Uganda Heart Institute, Uganda Cancer Institute, National Medical Stores, the Health Service Commission, the regional referral hospitals... Now, all of those do account directly to parliament but we design policies... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Synod members should include sensus fideiwe await the second session of this synod, it seems particularly valuable to be
Synod members should include sensus fidei
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
we await the second session of this synod, it seems particularly valuable to benefit from the 2014 document issued by the International Theological Commission, "Sensus Fidei in the Life of the Church." As a retired pastor who was blessed with the... Read more
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Independent
IRA: Is the terrorist group still active? Or just a useful alibi for Unionist politicians?that finally ended on 19 July 1997. The group formally announced its disbandmen
IRA: Is the terrorist group still active? Or just a useful alibi for Unionist politicians?
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
that finally ended on 19 July 1997. The group formally announced its disbandment on 28 July 2005. In September 2008, the International Monitoring Commission that oversaw its decommissioning declared the IRA’s Army Council was “no longer... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
12 to Watch - Staying busyslack off this summer.

Jana Jones Halls added a new summer program for r

12 to Watch - Staying busy
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
slack off this summer.

Jana Jones Halls added a new summer program for rising ninth-graders to the Blue Ribbon Commission's offerings. At Skywatch Bird Rescue, Amelia Mason and her team of volunteers received 20 to 30 new birds a day.... Read more

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AllAfrica.com
Fr Munyeshyaka Must Face the Law, CNGL Tells FranceThe National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has strongly cond
Fr Munyeshyaka Must Face the Law, CNGL Tells France
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has strongly condemned the French prosecutors' decision to drop charges against Fr Wenceslas Munyeshyaka, arguing that the Rwandan Roman Catholic priest must be brought to account for his... Read more
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The Border Mail
Border breakfast wrap- Wednesday, August 26, 2015MORE HEREAlbury councillor questions consistence of charity funding to food ser
Border breakfast wrap- Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
MORE HEREAlbury councillor questions consistence of charity funding to food services Cooking: Carevan boss Di Mant with Catholic College Wodonga's Patrick Sommerfield, Aengus Williams and Declan Rafferty. Picture: MARK JESSER FORMER Albury... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Local Gave $300K to Defeat Maine Gay Marriage Lawbusiness, and retired Pennsylvania physician Jack Templeton, who died of brain
Local Gave $300K to Defeat Maine Gay Marriage Law
NBC San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
business, and retired Pennsylvania physician Jack Templeton, who died of brain cancer in May. The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal organization, donated $140,000. The largest Maine contributor to NOM was Richard Kurtz, a retiree from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 24, 2015ash; an estimated 20,000 people died. In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massa
This day in history, Aug. 24, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
ash; an estimated 20,000 people died. In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!20,000 people died. On This Date:In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre o
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
20,000 people died. On This Date:In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the... Read more
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Cadillac News
CadillacNews.comash; an estimated 20,000 people died. In 1572, the St. Bartholomew’s Day massa
CadillacNews.com
Cadillac News / Posted 7 days ago
ash; an estimated 20,000 people died. In 1572, the St. Bartholomew’s Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanac20,000 people died. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
20,000 people died. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in History20,000 people died. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
20,000 people died. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in History20,000 people died. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
20,000 people died. On this date: In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris. In 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington D.C., setting fire to the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Bishop to recall row with papal nuncioWhen Catholic bishop Geoffrey Robinson told an international conference he wasn
Bishop to recall row with papal nuncio
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
When Catholic bishop Geoffrey Robinson told an international conference he wasn't happy with the level of support Rome was offering the Australian Church on child sexual abuse he was reprimanded by the Pope's man in Canberra. The outspoken former... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
‘Black Wednesday’ Inspires Commission Rungentleman.” Both Winstead and Burleson were surprised to learn that Briggs had
‘Black Wednesday’ Inspires Commission Run
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
gentleman.” Both Winstead and Burleson were surprised to learn that Briggs had decided to run for the Knoxville County Commission soon after a class discussion about the need for good people to run for office. Burleson says the leadership... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Understanding Conflict Minerals Provisionsin the Dodd-Frank Reform bill require companies to do? First, companies who re
Understanding Conflict Minerals Provisions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
in the Dodd-Frank Reform bill require companies to do? First, companies who report to the Securities and Exchanges Commission, or SEC, who manufacture products that require tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold must report on the due diligence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkurunziza's Political HeadacheUnion, the United Nations, and the US were unanimous in roundly denouncing the
Nkurunziza's Political Headache
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Union, the United Nations, and the US were unanimous in roundly denouncing the President's decision. The influential Catholic Church had earlier released a statement appealing to the President's inner Christian self to give up the third term.... Read more
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Evening Standard
How two new buildings are helping Victoria Street get its groove backunspooled rapid-fire, an erudite tumult of jokes and philosophical quotations,
How two new buildings are helping Victoria Street get its groove back
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
unspooled rapid-fire, an erudite tumult of jokes and philosophical quotations, art historical references, expletives and Catholic theology. He has a profound interest in the Baroque and his Victoria Street schemes reference the period in... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Trans activist killed
in El SalvadorEl Salvador when they were both killed May 30. The suspect or suspects are unk
Trans activist killed
in El Salvador
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
El Salvador when they were both killed May 30. The suspect or suspects are unknown at this time. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called upon Salvadorian officials to conduct an intensive investigation, including looking... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Coup plotter among 8 chosen model citizens by provincial gov’tprovince. Her studies and research on environmental studies and disaster risk
Coup plotter among 8 chosen model citizens by provincial gov’t
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
province. Her studies and research on environmental studies and disaster risk reduction have earned her national and international recognition. Ching, 68, who was cited for education-school governance, hails from Pitogo town, where she also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Shipwrecked European SummerAfghans, Sudanese and others who are traversing the Mediterranean at their peri
A Shipwrecked European Summer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Afghans, Sudanese and others who are traversing the Mediterranean at their peril. According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), 100 000 refugees have arrived in Greece by sea this year, out of an estimated 200 000... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Church Vows to Stand With the People in Country's CrisisBujumbura — The Catholic Church in Burundi has vowed to continue standing with
Church Vows to Stand With the People in Country's Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Bujumbura — The Catholic Church in Burundi has vowed to continue standing with the people amid the ongoing political crisis. "Despite the difficulties, we will continue to support the people, to denounce violence and invite all parties to peace and... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Caba: FARC-EP Meets with Colombia's Catholic ChurchMembers of the delegation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People'
Caba: FARC-EP Meets with Colombia's Catholic Church
Radio Angulo / Posted 13 days ago
Members of the delegation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) and the Catholic Church from that South American nation met in the Cuban capital city, venue for peace talks. The website www.pazfarc-ep.org noted that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MCA - Malawi Grants K2.9 Billion to NGOs for Natural Resources ManagementMangochi — The Millennium Challenge Account has given grants to 10 local and in
MCA - Malawi Grants K2.9 Billion to NGOs for Natural Resources Management
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Mangochi — The Millennium Challenge Account has given grants to 10 local and international non - governmental organisations in the country towards natural resources management activities in Shire River and its catchment areas. The Millennium... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S Ambassador Calls for Close Collaboration On Shire River Conservationfrom the Millennium Challenge Corporation through the Malawi Compact were meant
U.S Ambassador Calls for Close Collaboration On Shire River Conservation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
from the Millennium Challenge Corporation through the Malawi Compact were meant to improve (ESCOM) electricity supply commission of Malawi's capacity to generate and supply hydro power uninterrupted, hence the need for concerted efforts in... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 16 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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Washington Post
Jehovah’s Witnesses face child sexual-abuse investigation in AustraliaJehovah’s Witness faithful are baptized during the International Convention of
Jehovah’s Witnesses face child sexual-abuse investigation in Australia
Washington Post / Posted 17 days ago
Jehovah’s Witness faithful are baptized during the International Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, in October 2014. (Tracey Nearmy/European Pressphoto Agency) SYDNEY — The abuse was meticulously catalogued.... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Poverty is the cause, not the result, of overpopulation « BulatlatCambodia, 1.6% in Malaysia, 1% in Vietnam and Indonesia, and 0.4% in Thailand,
Poverty is the cause, not the result, of overpopulation « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 17 days ago
Cambodia, 1.6% in Malaysia, 1% in Vietnam and Indonesia, and 0.4% in Thailand, according to Rosalinda Marcelino, Population Commission director for Metro Manila. During the public hearings on the Reproductive Health Bill, Marcelino also told the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
11-year-old rape victim who was denied an abortion gives birth in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-year-old rape victim who was denied an abortion gives birth in Paraguay
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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The Oklahoman
11-year-old gives birth to girl in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-year-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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Independent
11-year-old Paraguay girl denied abortion after 'being raped by stepfather' gives birthto be at risk from the pregnancy – the only circumstance under which the proced
11-year-old Paraguay girl denied abortion after 'being raped by stepfather' gives birth
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
to be at risk from the pregnancy – the only circumstance under which the procedure is allowed in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. The decision was praised by religious groups, but was criticised by many human rights organisations,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mixed Reactions Trail Abdulsalami Committee's Visit to BuhariRock. Members of the committee, who were at the meeting with Abubabakar and Bu
Mixed Reactions Trail Abdulsalami Committee's Visit to Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Rock. Members of the committee, who were at the meeting with Abubabakar and Buhari, according to the report, included the Catholic Bishop of of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah; the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'Ad Abubakar III; the President of the... Read more
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Canberra Times
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debatetermination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the deb
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debate
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country. The former partner of the girl's mother is accused of the rape. In Paraguay, two girls aged 10 to 14 give... Read more
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WA Today
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debatetermination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the deb
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debate
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country. The former partner of the girl's mother is accused of the rape. In Paraguay, two girls aged 10 to 14 give... Read more
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Brisbane Times
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debatetermination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the deb
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debate
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country. The former partner of the girl's mother is accused of the rape. In Paraguay, two girls aged 10 to 14 give... Read more
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The Age
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debatetermination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the deb
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debate
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country. The former partner of the girl's mother is accused of the rape. In Paraguay, two girls aged 10 to 14 give... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debatetermination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the deb
11-old Paraguay rape victim has baby, stokes abortion debate
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
termination of her pregnancy by doctors and judicial officials, stoking the debate over abortion in the overwhelmingly Catholic country. The former partner of the girl's mother is accused of the rape. In Paraguay, two girls aged 10 to 14 give... Read more
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The Huffington Post
11-Old Paraguay Rape Victim Gives Birth After Denied Abortionfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-Old Paraguay Rape Victim Gives Birth After Denied Abortion
The Huffington Post / Posted 18 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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Ventura County Star
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
Ventura County Star / Posted 18 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 18 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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Japan Today
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay ‹ Japan Todayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 18 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that “she did not die does not... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguayfive months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine
11-old gives birth to girl in Paraguay
Dayton Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
five months pregnant and local health officials said she appeared to be in fine health. In a statement Thursday, Amnesty International said it was glad the girl came through the birth all right, but said the fact that "she did not die does not... Read more
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J Weekly
BDS in the boardroom: campus protests are loud, but corporate pressure is more effectiveJewish Voice for Peace, an Oakland-based group that advocates BDS, along with g
BDS in the boardroom: campus protests are loud, but corporate pressure is more effective
J Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
Jewish Voice for Peace, an Oakland-based group that advocates BDS, along with groups representing various orders of Catholic nuns, co-signed a 2015 resolution with Caterpillar, one of many in recent years targeting the heavy machinery... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Can Pope Francis clean up God’s bank?in the discussions that preceded Francis’s election as pope. But the new pope’s
Can Pope Francis clean up God’s bank?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
in the discussions that preceded Francis’s election as pope. But the new pope’s avowed priority was to shift the Roman Catholic church away from its obsession with sexual ethics and to embrace the wider world, most particularly the poor and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
The disappeared: Sri Lanka's missing personsSri Lankan army, resulting in more than 80,000 casualties and displacing about
The disappeared: Sri Lanka's missing persons
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
Sri Lankan army, resulting in more than 80,000 casualties and displacing about one million civilians. According to Amnesty International, more than 7,000 non-combatants were killed and 13,000 wounded in the first half of 2009 alone. That year,... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City notes: Chefs Tom Gray and Kevin Sbraga co-hosting dinner at Moxie'sits 450th anniversary with a free five-day festival featuring national recordin
City notes: Chefs Tom Gray and Kevin Sbraga co-hosting dinner at Moxie's
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
its 450th anniversary with a free five-day festival featuring national recording artists, historic re-enactments, visits by Catholic archbishops from the U.S. and Cuba, fireworks and street festivals. The festivities include: � Sept. 4:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Heat Up the Polity, Abdulsalami Panel Warns FGAssociation of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor; Primate of the Church of Nigeri
Don't Heat Up the Polity, Abdulsalami Panel Warns FG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor; Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Nicholas Okoh; Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan; a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Priscilla Kuye;... Read more
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