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Elaborate preparations to mark the seventieth anniversary on Tuesday of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau highlight how Poland has begun to acknowledge its own anti-Semitic past and to recognise that it has a Jewish question, too
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- Masses cancelled and Catholic schools closed in Niger as Muslim protestors torch churches
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Baroness (Sayeeda) Warsi called for David Cameron to recall Parliament in order to “seriously consider” authorising targeted military action to save the lives of religious minorities driven from their homes by jihadists in northern Iraq.
The 77-year-old nun who twice arranged for a provocative black Islamic flag to be removed from the gate of the Will Crooks estate in Poplar, east London has called for extra funding to help with training and employment for the area's young men.
The senior English Benedictine house is considering its future after the retirement of its abbot and the decision not to immediately appoint his successor.
The Vatican’s lead prosecutor on abuse cases has praised the media for keeping sex abuse cases in the public eye.
The Chaldean Patriarch in Baghdad called for the international community to “clear the Nineveh plain from all the elements of jihadist warriors”, warning that without drastic action the world would be responsible for allowing “a slow genocide” to take place.
Francis is expected to reach out to leaders in China as he flies over the country on his way to Korea.
Pope Francis’ personal envoy, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, has been dispatched to Iraq to take aid to thousands of Christians driven from their homes by terrorist fighters of the newly established Islamic State (IS).
Cuba’s communist Government has permitted the building the first new Catholic church since the Marxist revolution of 1959.
The US must carry out airstrikes on Islamic State [IS] militants across northern Iraq and not confine its intervention to Erbil, the Baghdad-based Chaldean Patriarch has said.
Catholic dioceses in West Africa have introduced emergency measures to halt the spread of the deadly ebola virus that has so far claimed more than 900 lives across Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone since its outbreak in March.