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By Christina White

KENYA'S bishops ha v e established a committee to campaign for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation. The new committee, formed after a workshop on female genital......

Vatican Sets Emperor On The Path To Sainthood

BY CHRISTINA WHITE THE VATICAN has recognised the "heroic virtues" of Emperor Charles I of Austria for his untiring, yet unsuccessful, efforts to end the First World War. The......

Christians In Iraq Prayed For Lasting Peace As Easter...

in their county at the end of the Second Gulf War. ' Many of the 280,000 Catholics were reported to be in a "sombre and anxious" mood as they prayed for an end to the post-war......

Americas

Bishops anger at executions THE CUBAN bishops have condemned the execution of three men who hijacked a ferry in the hope of reaching the United States. "No one must be able to......

Africa

Refugee crisis out of control ANGOLA'S bishops have appealed for an urgent effort to resolve the plight of refugees in their country. In a statement marking the first......

Asia

Amnesty alert for Vietnam AMNESTY International is warning of a bitter crackdown by Vietnam's communist regime against religious dissidents. The international human rights......

Vatican

Pope mourns Italian cardinal CARDINAL Aurelio Sabattani, an expert in legal affairs during a long career at the Vatican, has died in Rome at age 90. In a telegram following the......