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Indian Ocean islands: bishops discuss crisis of faith, family life

December 05, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: During their ad limina visit to the Vatican, members of the Episcopal Conference of the Indian Ocean Islands discussed their pastoral efforts in the face of cultural changes, including a “drop in births, population aging, decrease in the number of marriages, [and] an increase in divorce and widespread cohabitation.”

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