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Supporters of the Houthi rebel movement at an anti-Saudi rally in Sanaa, Yemen, last month (CNS photo/Yahya Arhab, EPA)

Germany’s Catholic bishops have frequently condemned their country’s arms industry

Qatar's Ahmed Mohamed vies for the ball during a 2018 World Cup qualifier against China in Doha (AP)

Qatar treats migrant workers ‘like animals’, claims Cardinal Woelki

Pope Francis tries to keep warm during this morning's general audience (AP)

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A man walks next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

Ibn Khaldun offered a cogent explanation of why corruption thrives within close-knit societies

Pope Francis said he felt united with suffering Christians Below: Video via Rome Reports (AP)

Pope Francis met leaders of the Eastern churches in Rome this week

Boy measures mortar shell on a machine in weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo (CNS)

Our Government’s indifference to Syria makes it the most anti-Christian Government to date