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Topic: United Nations

‘Persecution of Christians widespread and flagrant,’ archbishop says

The nuncio to the UN said that “widespread persecution of Christians rages”

Vatican says UN report has ‘serious limits’

But the Holy See will respond to justified criticisms with ‘courage and determination’, according to statement

Coverage of UN report ignores strides made by the Church in dealing with abuse cases

If critics think the Church hasn’t changed, they only need to do a quick online search to learn the truth

The Church has failed to protect children but the UN report is seriously flawed

And the committee oversteps the mark by criticising Catholic teaching on contraception and abortion

UN criticises Vatican over clerical abuse

Committee tells Church to release details of abuse

Central African Republic Archbishop pleads with British government for help

Archbishop Nzapalainga in London to urge politicians to lobby for UN intervention

Experts at Vatican workshop call for end of weapons flow to Syria

Recommendations will be offered to those taking part in ‘Geneva 2′ peace talks

Christian leaders say violence in South Sudan is political, not ethnic

Bishops ‘condemn reports that refer to the violence as conflict between tribes’

Church leaders in Central African Republic tell of humanitarian crisis in capital city

Thousands of civilians take shelter in churches, but parishes struggling to cope

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