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  • Auxiliary Bishop of Juba: "The government is the orchestrator of the war, and the people are suffering as a result"

    "The government is the orchestrator of the war, and the people are suffering as a result ", denounces Mgr. Santo Loku Pio Doggale, auxiliary Bishop of Juba, in an interview with National Catholic Reporter. "Civilians are being brutally mistreated", the auxiliary bishop of the capital of Juba said of those who are the victims of violence — victims who have, at the moment, "no resource to justice. It's a big mess".

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  • The Assumption, archbishop Valenzuela laments 'indifference going global!'

    Crowds of faithful took part in festivities for the annual major holiday to mark the commemoration of the Assumption into Heaven of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Indeed Holy Mary the mother of Jesus of Nazareth, known and loved here with the title Virgin dell’Asuncion, is Paraguay’s patron saint. These traditional festivities start with a nautical sailing procession carrying the image of the ‘Virgin’ from Sajonia to Puerto de Asuncion.

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  • Mini cultural centre on wheels open for street children

    Matatart is a project run jointly by a 30 year old architect, an Italian Aid Worker, and a young Ugandan woman. The project helps carry culture and art to street children in Kampala. Matatart comes from matatu, small vans which serve as multiple taxis . The organisation purchased an old matatu van in Japan turned it into a mini culture centre on wheels and now trundle it around among the street children in the outlying areas of the capital of Uganda.

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  • Slovak Nun/Doctor Shot and Wounded in South Sudan

    Slovak nun/doctor Veronika Terezia Rackova SSpS was shot and wounded by three soldiers in South Sudan on Monday, the Slovak Bishops Conference (KBS) press office and the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry reported on Tuesday. “We can confirm that our citizen was shot and wounded in South Sudan. She was taken to a hospital in the Kenyan capital [Nairobi]. Her condition is stable. Our office in Nairobi is providing necessary consular assistance to the Slovak citizen,”

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  • 7th Asian Youth Day to Be Held in Indonesia

    On Sunday, Cardinal Gracias, the archbishop of Bombay and president of the Federation of the Asian Bishops' Conference, told thousands of young pilgrims gathered at Mass in Haemi, Korea, that the next Asian Youth Day will be held in Indonesia in 2017.

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  • India: 50 villages attempt to deny entry to priests

    The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has issued a statement lamenting "sporadic events of violence against Christians in certain parts of India."

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