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  • UN accredits Christian Solidarity Worldwide despite protests

    UN accredits Christian Solidarity Worldwide despite protests

    After years of deferrals, the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council voted to grant accreditation to Christian Solidarity Worldwide, an NGO that promotes religious freedom. The British-based group had asked to be allowed to attend open meetings and conferences at the UN starting in 2009.

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  • Pope Francis and Trump among Time’s 100 most influential people

    Pope Francis and Trump among Time’s 100 most influential people

    Both Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump made Time magazine’s annual list of the world’s 100 most influential people, with the buzz these days turning on a possible summit between the two leaders when Trump travels to Sicily in late May for a G7 meeting. A White House spokesman said they plan to reach out, but so far no formal request for an audience has reached the Vatican.

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  • Killed for love: How new martyrs showcase new kind of martyrdom

    Killed for love: How new martyrs showcase new kind of martyrdom

    Pope Francis will visit the Church of San Bartolomeo on Rome’s Tiber Island on Saturday in order to celebrate the memory of the Church’s contemporary martyrs. Although the total number of Christians killed each year for reasons linked to their faith is staggering, here’s a sampling of some of those who were killed in what St. John Paul II called ‘odium amoris,’ meaning ‘hatred of love.’

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