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  • People around the globe stop for a minute of prayer for peace

    People around the globe stop for a minute of prayer for peace

    The Archbishop of Bombay, Cardinal Oswald Gracias and popstar Miley Cyrus were just some of the people who stopped for a minute of prayer for peace on Thursday. The initiative – promoted by Pope Francis – marked the anniversary of the meeting of Pope Francis, the late Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the Vatican Gardens.

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  • Argentine bishops in hot water for echoing Francis’s message of reconciliation

    Argentine bishops in hot water for echoing Francis’s message of reconciliation

    A May 2-6 assembly of Argentine bishops sparked controversy , when on day three of the meeting the bishops heard the witness from both sides of the 1970s military dictatorship. This was considered by Madres de Plaza de Mayo and other groups as an offense given they already felt the Church had been culpable of collusion with the dictatorship.

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  • Nun arrested for allegedly abusing deaf children in Argentina

    Nun arrested for allegedly abusing deaf children in Argentina

    A Roman Catholic nun from Japan has been arrested and charged on suspicion of helping priests sexually abuse children at a school for youths with hearing disabilities in Argentina, authorities said. The nun, who was born in Japan but has Argentine citizenship, denied any wrongdoing during an eight-hour court hearing late Thursday. She was shown being led by police in handcuffs, and wearing her habit and a bullet-proof vest.

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