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Vatican Dossier - Aug 13

 
Francis

Pope Francis Invokes Blessing of Strength and Perseverance Upon Indians Suffering from Monsoons

Francis ‘deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life in the monsoons of recent days in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat’
 
Natural and human disasters

Pope’s Condolences to Victims of Monsoons in India (Full Telegram)

‘His Holiness Pope Francis sends his heartfelt condolences to the relatives of the deceased and injured’
 
Development and Populations

Africa’s Poverty and Problems are by Choice, Says President of Caritas Africa

AMECEA Interview by Fr Andrew Kaufa, smm
 
 
Conflicts, War, Terrorism

Sri Lanka: ‘The whole country was baptized overnight’

ACN Interview with Father Prasad Harshan, Supports Victims of Terror attacks with ‘Faith Animation Team’
 
Conflicts, War, Terrorism

One Year After Yemen Bus Attack, Child-Survivors Describe Gruelling Battle to Recover

‘At night I have ugly dreams. I see the carnage, I see everything’
 
Religious Freedom

Christians Fear Attempt to Add Islamic Clerics to Iraq’s Supreme Court

Could Mean Shari‘a Law Would Always Take Precedence.
 
 
Conflicts, War, Terrorism

Bishop Calls for Independent Probe into Negros Killings in Philippines

Bishop Broderick Pabillo, the auxiliary of Manila, Laments Bloodbath
 
Human Rights and Justice

In Pakistan, a Catholic Widow Cries Out for justice in Wake of Husband’s Murder

Aid to the Church in Need Interview with Lubna