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Four Daughters of St Anne Sisters, including the provincial superior, were killed when their van was hit by a truck

pope francis speaking during an audience at the Vatican

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Cardinal Souraphiel says synod will urge bishops’ conferences ‘to see that the teaching of the Gospel is inculturated’

Thirty men killed by ISIS were not soldiers but young innocents hoping to better the lives of their families, say bishops

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Francis sends message to the patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church after latest ISIS massacre

Terrorists release propaganda video showing two massacres of Christians from Ethiopia

Thousands are leaving the oppressive country to seek asylum

People with leprosy live there in the worst conditions imaginable, pushed to the fringes of society

At last, an author who grasps how strange and sophisticated the continent really is