For 66 days in 2020, Alexandre Goodarzy and three colleagues with SOS Chrétien Orient were held captive.
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Connecting the dots between the killing of Catholic parliamentarian Sir David Amess and the reception of ex-Anglican bishop Michael Nazir-Ali into the Catholic Church
The debate over the charter and the “French values” it contains continues following at least three suspected Islamist terrorist attacks during 2020.
During an in-flight press conference en route to Rome, the Holy Father again rejected link between Islam and the violent acts of Islamic States militants.
COMMENTARY: On Wednesday, the Holy Father will visit the crypt of Wawel Cathedral, where the Polish king who saved Christian Europe at the Battle of Vienna is buried alongside other national heroes.
The last pope to visit CAR was St. John Paul II in 1985, as part of a larger trip to Togo, the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Zaire and Kenya.
‘Those who legitimately hold authority have the right to use arms to repel aggressors against the civil community entrusted to their responsibility,’ Cardinal Parolin said, adding, ‘In this world torn by violence, now is the right time to launch an offensive of mercy.’
As of early May, Nigeria’s military had rescued more than 600 women and girls from a Boko Haram stronghold in the Sambisa Forest.
‘I pray for all those involved and offer a special prayer of thanksgiving for our law enforcement officers who put themselves in harm’s way every day to keep the public safe.’