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Report: Pope says he will preach, offer apology at Roman Pentecostal church CWN - July 14

Pope Francis said he will preach in a Pentecostal church in Rome this month and offer an apology, the global ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance stated on his blog. Brian Stiller, who...

‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21

Following an ultimatum from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to leave Mosul, convert to Islam, or be killed, the city’s remaining Christians left for other parts of Iraq. ISIL, the...

Catholic cathedral under siege by Islamic rebels in Central African Republic CWN - July 8

Rebels of the Seleka militia have surrounded the Catholic cathedral in Bambari, in the Central African Republic, the Fides news service reports. The Islamic rebels reportedly fired on the...

Report: jihadists destroy St. George’s mausoleum in Mosul CWN - July 29

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the jihadist group that took over Mosul in June and subsequently expelled Christians from the city, has destroyed the mausoleum of St. George, the city’s...

Diocese denounces Louisiana court order for priest to break confessional seal CWN - July 8

The Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has vigorously denounced a ruling by the state’s highest court that would compel a priest to violate the seal of confession or face possible...

After investigation of diocese in Paraguay, Vatican suspends ordinations CWN - July 28

The Vatican has suspended priestly ordinations in the Diocese of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, according to multiple media reports. Following an investigation of the diocese led by Cardinal Santos...

Vatican newspaper decries ‘caliphate of brutality’; Mosul cathedral becomes mosque CWN - July 24

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has removed the crosses from all 30 churches and monasteries in Mosul and converted the Syriac Orthodox cathedral into a mosque, according to the...

Priests kidnapped in Ukraine CWN - July 17

Two Catholic priests have been kidnapped by separatists in eastern Ukraine, the Religious Information Service for Ukraine (RISU) has reported. Father Tikhon Kulbaka, a priest of the Ukrainian...

Middle East churches: ‘we are going back to the prehistory period’ CWN - July 31

The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)-- a regional ecumenical body whose members include Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Protestant churches-- has issued a statement calling...

USCCB decries Obama’s LGBT executive order as ‘unprecedented and extreme’ CWN - July 22

Referring to the “irrefutable rightness of your cause,” President Barack Obama signed an executive order banning federal employment discrimination against transgendered persons and prohibiting “all...

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