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Archbishop Calls for Action Against Guilty Policemen
Police personnel used excessive force on those who protested against the attacks on churches in Mangaluru,India, in 2008. According to Vatican Radio, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has finally come to this conclusion. As a result, in an order dated August 20the state government has been directed t...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Syriac Catholic Bishop Flavianus Michael Melki, martyred during the "Assyrian Genocide,"will soon be called 'blessed.' According to Fides, the bishop will be beatified at the Patriarchal …read more
Group Attempts to Use Photo-Op to Influence Sovereignty Dispute Between Argentina and Great Britain
The Holy See has commented on a disputed photo of Pope Francis holding a sign calling for dialogue between Argentina and Great Britain over the Falkland Islands. During the General Audience …read more
Committee Will Analyze Documents, Eyewitness Accounts of Bishop Francis Borgia Hong Yong-ho and 80 Companions Arrested by Kim Il-sung Regime
The Korean Episcopal Conference has unanimously approved the preliminary review of the martyrdom of Bishop Francis Borgia Hong Yong-ho of Pyongyang and his 80 companions, who died at the …read more
Auxiliary Bishop Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-Rodriguez Hopes Papal Visit Will Contribute to Immigration Reform in the Country
More than 50,000 Hispanic-American faithful will be waiting to catch a glimpse of the Holy Father when he arrives in Washington, D.C. this coming September. The number was confirmed to Fides …read more
Argues State Appointing Bishops Is Even More Grave Problem
CardinalJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, archbishop emeritus of HongKong, says the removal of crosses in China's Zhejiangprovince is an insult to the faith and a violation of the religious rights of …read more