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Jan 10, 2019 - 10:55 am .- The bishops of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are among several major observers casting doubt on the results of the nation’s Dec. 30 presidential elections.
Feb 14, 2018 - 04:08 pm .- The bishops of Tanzania spoke out this week against the suppression of several constitutional freedoms within the country, saying the government is becoming responsible for threatening national unity.
Nov 29, 2017 - 10:56 am .- As international criticism mounts for Burmese leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi over perceived inaction on the nation's Rohingya refugee crisis, Catholic bishops say they support her, fearing too much pressure could lead to a collapse of their newly-formed democracy, which is still struggling to take root.
Dec 4, 2014 - 04:02 am .- One of several leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement to surrender to police after months of pro-democracy protests, Cardinal Joseph Zen has said he is ready to go to jail.
Nov 1, 2013 - 12:10 am .- The Archbishop of Denver warned that an increasing rejection of God endangers the foundations of democracy, urging Catholics to embrace the truth of the Gospel and to live it “both personally and publicly.”
May 15, 2012 - 08:39 am .- Freedom of religion and conscience are in danger of disappearing from Canadian society, the country's bishops warned on May 14.
May 8, 2012 - 05:33 pm .- One of the Catholic Church’s leading experts on the Middle East says the Arab Spring is “no more.”