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China’s state-aligned Catholic organisations tell US to back off

HONG KONG (UCAN): Responding to the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom of the United States (US) State Department, held in Washington DC from July 16 to 18, the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association (CPA) and the Bishops’ Conference of the Catholic Church in China (BCCCC) and other officially sanctioned religious organisations in China say the gathering “maliciously hyped” China’s ethnic and religious policies.
 

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Deported to a place they never called home

Eight years ago, Buck Billy arrived in Cambodia, a country he had never seen before. Even though it’s where his parents were born, considering the Southeast Asian nation as home hadn’t crossed his mind for a single moment. For him, home was Philadelphia in the United States (US), at least for the first 26 years of his life.
 








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God bless America and the United Nations

HONG KONG (SE): As the first pope in history to address an assembly of the United States Congress in Washington DC, Pope Francis concluded his address with a resounding, “God bless America.”

Throughout his visit to the United States of America (US), he remained his usual self, praising what he sees as life-giving and warning about what he sees as life-threatening.

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United States and Cuba sign historic agreement at the Vatican

ROME (SE): On September 18, the day before Pope Francis departed from Rome on a visit to Cuba and the United States of America (US), the Vatican secretary of state, Pietro Cardinal Parolin, presided over the signing of an historic agreement between the two nations at the Vatican.

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At annual March for Life, crowds show endurance and passion to continue

 

WASHINGTON (CNS): The tens of thousands of participants at the annual March for Life in Washington DC, the United States of America (US), demonstrated just how determined they were, not only by showing up in such large numbers on a bitterly cold day on January 25, but by continuing a 40-year tradition of protesting against the US Supreme Court’s landmark 1973 decision in the case of Roe v Wade, which opened the gates to legalised abortion. 

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