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May 26, 2017 - 09:56 am .- An attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims in Egypt on Friday killed at least 28 people, including children, and injured at least 22 more.
May 24, 2017 - 11:48 am .- Islamic State-allied militants in the Philippines have taken a Catholic priest and a group of church-goers hostage, threatening to kill them if the nation’s military does not cease its current offensive against them.
May 22, 2017 - 03:22 pm .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference offered prayers for journalists as they face increased violence in their efforts to uncover truth.
May 17, 2017 - 04:12 pm .- The Mexico archdiocese's newspaper Desde la Fe wrote an editorial decrying the “disastrous situation in Mexico” as the country ranks number two in a report on the world's most violent nations.
May 2, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Despite Sudan's recent compliance with U.S. guidelines, one expert thinks there's not enough information to warrant a complete removal of sanctions against the country.  
Apr 21, 2017 - 10:22 am .- India's Catholic bishops have strongly condemned a violent police disruption of a Good Friday service at a small parish in the south of the country.
Apr 18, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- A 39-year-old man is in custody following a shooting spree that left three people dead in Fresno, California on Tuesday, including one person who was killed in the parking lot of a Catholic Charities building.
Apr 18, 2017 - 03:28 pm .- Mourning family members of a Cleveland man whose murder on Easter Sunday was posted online in a Facebook video said that despite their grief, they forgive their father’s killer.
Apr 18, 2017 - 06:37 am .- A group of women and children from Central America who have been prioritized for deportation lost a legal battle Monday, when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their appeal of a lower court’s ruling that prevented a federal judge from reviewing their expedited deportation orders.
Apr 10, 2017 - 03:16 pm .- After two people were killed in a shooting at a classroom in a San Bernardino elementary school on Monday, the city's bishop is praying for the victims and the school community.
Apr 7, 2017 - 03:02 am .- “Ultimately, this report is about the sanctity of all human life.”
Apr 5, 2017 - 07:43 pm .- The Bishops of Paraguay made an urgent appeal for peace after hundreds of demonstrators set fire to the National Congress building in Asuncion on the night of March 31.
Apr 5, 2017 - 12:12 am .- As violence continues to plague the city of Chicago, Pope Francis has sent words of encouragement, solidarity and hope to the people who live there.
Apr 3, 2017 - 11:23 am .- Archbishop Paolo Pezzi of Moscow offered his prayers and condolences following a deadly explosion in the St. Petersburg metro on Monday afternoon.
Mar 31, 2017 - 06:08 am .- A bishop in Mexico's Guerrero state, which suffers the most from drug- and gang-related violence, recently met with gang leaders in order to protect priests who were receiving death threats.
Mar 29, 2017 - 08:07 pm .- Political unrest and uncertainty about the future have grown in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the Catholic bishops’ withdrawal from mediation talks aimed to resolve national political tensions.  
Mar 22, 2017 - 03:02 am .- Hollywood precedent notwithstanding, an Italian bishop has announced that known members of the mafia cannot be godparents for the Catholic sacraments of baptism or confirmation.
Mar 17, 2017 - 03:39 pm .- Following recent attempts at brokering peace between the government and political opposition leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Catholic priests and religious are facing violent backlash around the country.
Mar 16, 2017 - 03:34 pm .- Amid war, displacement and hunger, South Sudan's day of prayer must lead to true repentance, a leading Catholic bishop has said.
Jan 31, 2017 - 02:50 pm .- When asked by a reporter about the threat of civil war in his country, Archbishop Ubaldo Santana of Maracaibo responded starkly: “there is already a bloodbath of considerable proportions in Venezuela.”

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