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Pope Francis prays in front of a crucifix during his general audience on Oct. 26, 2022.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Congo church bombing

Jan 17, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The church bombing in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday killed at least 14 people and injured more than... Read more

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Islamic State bombs church service in Congo

Jan 16, 2023

By Courtney Mares

At least 10 people were killed and more than three dozen injured in the terrorist attack on a church in... Read more

The inside of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral in Jolo, Philippines Jan. 27, 2019. Photo: WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Twenty killed in explosions during Mass in Philippines cathedral

Jan 27, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

At least 20 people were killed and 111 wounded after two bombs exploded minutes apart during Sunday Mass in a... Read more

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Global bishops unite in prayer following Egypt church bombings

Apr 10, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Following the murder of Christians in Egypt through two bombings during Palm Sunday liturgies, bishops around the world joined Pope... Read more