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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Damascus: children at Christian school killed by rebel fire; 2 churches hit : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:

  • Syrian rebels fired mortar shells at a Christian school and two churches in the Damascus area, killing five children and injuring 27 others, according to a Fides news agency report.

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Iran: convert to Christianity released from prison : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:

  • Mostafa Bordbar, a Muslim convert to Christianity who was sentenced to ten years in prison in July, has been released, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a British organization that monitors the persecution of Christians. 

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Pope urges prayers for Filipino storm victims, sends personal contribution to relief effort : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:

  • Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence to the people of the Philippines in the wake of a murderous typhoon, and followed up with a personal contribution of $150,000 to help relief efforts.
  • In Manila, meanwhile, the country’s Catholic bishops have acknowledged that Typhoon Haiyan brought “absolute pandemonium” to the country, and reported that the storm “may even be the worst the world has ever seen.” 

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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Potential Muslim-Christian genocide feared in Central African Republic : News Headlines - Catholic Culture

The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:

  • The United Nations’ special adviser on the prevention of genocide said recently that he feared the violence in the Central African Republic could spiral into genocide.
  • “We are seeing armed groups killing people under the guise of their religion,” said Adama Dieng. “My feeling is that this will end with Christian communities, Muslim communities killing each other which means that if we don't act now.

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