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Bhaksar (l) and his son Daud

India: falsely accused of murder, a Christian is out on bail

“Initially, other (Hindu) prisoners treated us as murderers and they were hostile to us. It was a hopeless situation. When the mind was so distressed, prayer was the only solace for us. Besides our common prayers, I would start every day in prayer and end with prayer.”

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Cardinal Nzapalainga

Cardinal says Central African Republic is on fragile road to peace

“Work for peace is carried out through encounters, but also by implementing joint projects that require groups to work together to achieve a mutual goal. This way, they learn to get along with one another again.”

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Bishop Lisboa (r)

Mozambique bishop decries ‘tragedy’ of persistent Islamist attacks

There are no official statistics, but the bishop is certain that at least 500 have been killed since late October 2017, when the attacks on villages, administrative centers and army personnel began. The attackers have left decapitated bodies behind to sow terror.

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Cardinal Porras

Venezuelan cardinal: ‘we want a way out … , one that is peaceful and democratic, without the language of war’

Regarding the future of his country, the archbishop of Merida added that “we want a way out of this situation that is peaceful and democratic, without the language of war. We all need each other. We must do something that goes beyond political beliefs and ideologies.”

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Bishop Buceja

In Libya, the Church has never left the side of its people

“I must say that the Catholic Church has stayed in Libya throughout the years of conflict—even when all other Churches and all European embassies left the country.”

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Prostesters in Kaduna State

Nigerian government is ‘not doing enough to protect Christians and Muslims’

“The herdsmen, already designated a terrorist group by the international community, act with impunity. The lack of significant prosecution of their crimes fuels the belief that they have the backing of the federal government.”

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