Merkel demands Sea Watch captain’s release, Asylum seeker calls for EU-wide migrant distribution

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Giovanni Isolino/AFP/Getty Images A Senegalese migrant brought to Italy by migrant transport NGO Sea Watch has said that Matteo Salvini is “right” to insist that other EU nations accept boat migrants. Khadim Diop, 24, made his comments on the day … Read More

Merkel: EU States mus prepare to hand national sovereignty over to brussels

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Sean Gallup/Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that European Union (EU) member states must be prepared to transfer powers over to Brussels at a debate on the ‘tensions’ between globalization and national sovereignty. “Nation states must today be … Read More

The Sex-Abuse Scandal Is Growing Faster Than the Church Can Contain It

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The Catholic world is struggling to absorb a week of new revelations and resignations. A protester in Dublin holds a picture of Pope Francis during a demonstration against clerical sex abuse.HANNAH MCKAY / REUTERS. This has been a dramatic week … Read More

Trump reinstates Iran sanctions, slams ‘horrible’ nuclear deal

The Trump administration is effectively ending United States participation in the Iran nuclear agreement at midnight as Monday turns to Tuesday. That’s when the Treasury Department is set to restore many of the sanctions the Obama administration lifted as part … Read More

Israel participating in two large scale military drills in Europe

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IDF paratroopers are in Eastern Europe taking part in Swift Response, Saber Strike. > U.S. and IDF troops, in major joint drill, simulating battle on 3 fronts > Amid rising tension with Iran, Israel to join largest int’l navy exercise … Read More

Conference on Confusion in the Church: Final Declaration

Gianpaolo Barra, editor of the Italian Catholic monthly ‘Il Timone’, reads the declaration at the conference. The six-point profession of faith, titled ‘We testify and confess,’ reaffirms the Church’s unchanging teaching in key areas. Cardinals, bishops, priests and lay faithful … Read More

Pope Francis Says His Words ‘Overrule The Bible’

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Pope Francis has responded to claims that many of his teachings “contradict Bible teachings” by saying that his words “overrule” anything written in the Bible. The pope has further angered traditional Christians in recent weeks by developing the habit of … Read More

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