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Since Friday the military has been patrolling the area in an attempt to root out militants, with helicopter gunships shelling their hideouts

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The pope pointed out that the activity of a bishops’ conference is on the organizational level

Korean bishop stresses urgent need for ‘reconciliation,’ ‘forgiveness’

“No interest or political relationship should prohibit interfaith dialogue and exchanges”

Salesian priest in India dies of heart attack in New Delhi airport

The priest was traveling to Kolkata for a meeting when the incident happened

Christian leaders in Indonesia call for use of technology to glorify God, build community

The Church leaders said “diversity is a gift from God that must be gratefully received, nurtured, and developed”

Analysis: Is the Vatican’s deal with China at stake?

The deal only concerned the appointment of bishops and not a possible resumption of diplomatic relations, a different subject to be discussed

Protesting Catholics in India prevent apostolic administrator from entering cathedral

A group of protesting Catholics in India’s Kerala state prevented an archbishop from entering the cathedral to celebrate Sunday Mass

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Christians in central Indian state beaten for not giving up faith

They claimed that they were beaten on November 22 "with stick and slippers" after they were forced into their homes

China appears to ease up on Islamic worship in Xinjiang, but Uyghurs aren’t buying...

Authorities in the restive northwestern region began scaling back their crackdown on religion in early 2020

Vietnamese founder of outlawed Buddhist sect dies in prison

Thu, 74, founder of the An Dan Dai Dao religious group, was serving a life sentence in Gia Trung Detention Center

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He was called a genius for memorizing all the scientific names. He studied more than 10,000 species. Eight of those he discovered.

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