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  • Indian Bishops Urge Government to Rescue Priest, Kill Rumors

    03/29/2016 12:33:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    India’s Catholic bishops Tuesday sought the federal government’s urgent intervention to trace and rescue a Salesian priest who was abducted in Yemen by Islamic militants in early March. Such a move is necessary as “a lot of rumors are being spread in the social media” that Fr Tom Uzhunnalil was “subjected to cruel torture and then crucified on Good Friday,” says a letter the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) wrote to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The letter, signed by CBCI deputy secretary general Monsignor Joseph Chinnayyan, was handed over to External Affairs Minister’s Office by a CBCI delegation...
  • Poorest of the poor

    01/14/2010 12:50:19 PM PST · by WILLIALAL · 2 replies · 435+ views
    Dayton Daily News ^ | unknown | Mary McCarty
    In one of the world's worst slums, Cite Soleil, a school named after the daughter of Ohio Sen. Mike DeWine aspires to nourish and educate (Snip) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti | Tucked into the western edge of this capital city is a slum so wretched and so dangerous it is strictly off-limits to U.S. government personnel. More from this series Valley missionaries continue to return to Haiti Aid workers find themselves preparing children for a future that may never come Haitians have learned to put their trust in the hands of the Lord The name, ironically, means "City of the Sun." "Nobody...