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Quang Loc commune authorities in Ha Tinh honor outstanding Catholics

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In wake of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Netanyahu calls on world to unite against anti-Semitism

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday on the international community to unite in the fight against anti-Semitism, a day after 11 American Jews were murdered in an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue.

World Buddhist Forum opens in Fujian

The fifth World Buddhist Forum opened in the city of Putian, East China's Fujian province, on Sunday.

Caritas Internationalis: ‘Climate Change is now’

The Presidents of six continental Bishops’ Conferences have signed a document appealing to government leaders to take immediate action to tackle climate change in an effort to avert  catastrophic effects of the climate crisis.

Muslim World League condemns Pittsburgh synagogue gun attack

The Muslim World League has condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 people dead and six others wounded.

US-led coalition says it struck two ISIS 'command centers' inside mosques

The US-led coalition fighting ISIS conducted two strikes against two ISIS "command centers" that were operating inside mosques in Syria in less than a week, the coalition said in a statement.

Iran arrests militants planning attacks on pilgrims-minister

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested 15 militants planning attacks on Shi'ite Muslims making an annual pilgrimage to Iraq.

UN Panel Declares France’s ‘Burqa Ban’ Violates Muslim Women’s Rights

The U.N. Human Rights Committee has declared that France’s ban on full-face Islamic veils, such as the niqab and burqa, is a violation of Muslim women’s rights.

Sagrada Familia gets building licence 136 years after work began

More than a century after its first stone was laid and 92 years after its famously ascetic architect was fatally struck by a tram, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is finally getting its paperwork in order.

At least 55 killed in communal violence in Central Nigeria

More than 55 people have been killed in a new eruption of communal violence in central Nigeria, officials said on Sunday.

Card. Parolin presides over Mass for peace on Korean peninsula

The celebration was attended by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife, visiting the Vatican. Moon thanked Pope Francis for his support for the path of reconciliation between the North and the South. The hope that the Holy See's involvement will convince the most skeptical Koreans and the international community.

Jakarta archbishop calls on Catholics not to waste food

Indonesians called upon to share with those in most need to mark World Food Day

Philippine church groups honor tribal people

Church groups in the Philippines marked this year's "Indigenous Peoples Sunday" on Oct. 14 with symbolic rituals signifying their commitment to "accompany" or support tribal people in the country.

Tomb of a Pharaoh's 'Sole Friend' and 'Keeper of the Secret' Found in Egypt

The remains of a tomb complex belonging to the "sole friend" of an Egyptian pharaoh have been discovered near a pyramid at Abusir in Egypt.

Quake-traumatized Catholics seek solace at Mass

Hundreds of traumatized Catholics in Palu, capital of Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province, have attended Masses outside the largest church there, which was damaged by the recent 7.4-magnitude earthquake that unleashed a tsunami.

Russian Orthodox Church cuts ties with Constantinople

Religious schism driven by political friction after Ukraine church granted independence

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