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Vatican newspaper highlights: Libya, abuse, Syria, and ‘end of male domination’

September 13, 2018

L’Osservatore Romano (September 13 Italian edition) devoted front-page coverage to the following stories:

  • attacks in Tripoli on the airport and on the headquarters of an oil company, with ISIS claiming responsibility for the latter attack (Reuters coverage)
  • the Pope’s summons to the presidents of the world’s episcopal conferences to discuss the abuse crisis at the Vatican in February (CWN coverage)
  • a column by Lucetta Scaraffia, who drew attention to a recent French-language essay on the end of male domination (the essay’s author, Marcel Gauchet, is an historian)
  • Moscow’s allegations that Syrian rebels are staging a chemical attack in Idlib in order to provoke Western action against the Assad regime (TASS coverage)


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