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Pope Francis' complete schedule for Colombia trip

June 23, 2017. He will go to Colombia September 6-11.
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Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

June 16, 2017. Thepope has named French priest Bruno Marie Duffé, from Lyon, number two of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He will be in charge of one of the key offices in the Vatican Curia.
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Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

June 9, 2017. The Vatican has confirmed that on Saturday, June 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Pope Francis. Both have previously met in Rome in May 2016, February 2015 and May 2013, two months after Pope Francis was elected pontiff.
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Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

June 5, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Venezuelan bishops next Thursday to discuss the situation their country is facing.
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New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

May 31, 2017. The Brazilian priest Alexandre Awi Mello, the National Director of Brazil's Schönstatt Movement, will serve as the new secretary. He was born Rio de Janeiro in 1971, and ordained a priest in 2001.
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Pope sends condolences and solidarity to Cairo after bus attack

May 26, 2017. Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, wrote a letter to His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi after the bus attack Friday in Cairo, which left close to 30 Coptic Christians dead, including children, and many others injured.

At least 45 churches destroyed in Niger, in protests over Charlie Hebdo cartoons

2015-01-21

At least 10 people have died and 45 churches and homes of religious, have been destroyed in Niger these past few days, as violent protests rage across the West African nation. 

The protests started on Friday, January 16th. They stated over cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad, that were published recently on the special issue of  French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The same magazine where 12 people were killed by Islamic terrorists the first week of January. 

On Monday, the government confirmed that the ten people who died, were mostly inside Nigerien parishes. The government issued a three day mourning period and has promised to find those responsible. 

The country has a population of roughly 17 million people, out of which 80 percent is Muslim. 


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