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Argentina’s bishops release baptism records of war’s missing children

VATICAN (CNS): Argentina’s bishops announced they would release 127 baptism certificates archived in a chapel at a naval facility that was used as a place of torture during the country’s military dictatorship.
 
Some human rights groups believe these documents may be instrumental in finding out what happened to the children who were baptised in the chapel and subsequently kidnapped. 
 

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How’s that for peace in the city

VATICAN (SE): Cricket is not a sport normally associated with Argentina, but a team from Pope Francis’ hometown of Buenos Aires was on his list of people to greet at his general audience for October 11.
 
Although not a cricketing country, a project called Cricket Sin Fronteras (Cricket Without Borders) began operating almost a decade ago in the poorest parts of the capital where the Church is engaged in offering constructive past times to young people as a choice to violence and crime.
 

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Mock abortion in front of cathedral

BUENOS AIRES (SE): An angry mob descended on the cathedral in Tucman, Argentina, on International Women’s Day, March 8, in what was described as a blatant attack on the image of the person of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The group staged a mock abortion on a woman dressed as the Blessed Virgin in the street outside the cathedral, using look-alike blood and baby parts coming from under the woman’s dress, local media reported.

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