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Nigerian bishops deplore dehumanizing trends of violence

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Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 18, 2018 / 11:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Nigeria’s bishops challenged government authorities Tuesday to resolve the country’s violent disputes, especially after recent attacks by Fulani herdsmen have resulted in over 100 deaths just this year. Read More: EWTN

Bishop: Congo ‘gained heroes’ when protesters shed blood

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 17, 2018 / 02:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo held a memorial Mass Friday for protesters killed last month while demonstrating against the presidency of Joseph Kabila. Read More: EWTN

Six kidnapped nuns liberated in Nigeria

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Uromi, Nigeria, Jan 11, 2018 / 05:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- During a two day police operation, six women religious who were captured in Nigeria’s Edo state two months ago were released unharmed on Saturday, generating much joy from the Christian community. Read More: EWTN

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to sick children

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Rome, Italy, Jan 5, 2018 / 12:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In yet another “Mercy Friday” outing, Pope Francis this afternoon traveled to the outskirts of Rome to visit sick children receiving care at a campus of the Vatican’s Bambino Gesu hospital, offering comfort to patients and their parents. Read More: EWTN

Cardinal condemns deadly attacks on DRC protesters

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jan 4, 2018 / 04:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic cardinal in the Democratic Republic of Congo has strongly condemned security forces’ attacks on protesters amid deadly political tensions in the country. Read More: EWTN