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Algeria closes 4th church in 4 months (World Watch Monitor)

The nation of 41 million is 99% Muslim.

Prelates lament failure of Congress to pass Conscience Protection Act (USCCB)

“Those inside and outside of Congress who worked to defeat the CPA have placed themselves squarely into the category of extremists who insist that all Americans must be forced to participate in the violent act of abortion,” the US Conference of Catholic Bishops said in a statement.

Caritas assists Mongolia's herdsmen as animals freeze, starve (Caritas)

Caritas Internationalis is the Church’s confederation of relief and development agencies. Mongolia, a nation of 3.1 million, is 53% Buddhist and 3% Muslim, with 39% professing no religion.

Vatican diplomat: Holy See opposes patents on life forms (Zenit)

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, the representative of the Holy See at UN offices in Geneva, made his remarks at the 35th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore.

Sydney archdiocese steps up efforts to combat human trafficking (Vatican News)

The report notes that Archbishop Anthony Fisher has “established a task force to help schools, universities and parishes ‘slave-proof’ their supply chains for all goods and services.”

In Democratic Republic of Congo, Catholic laity rally the nation for political change (Aid to the Church in Need)

The nation of 83.3 million is 50% Catholic, 30% Protestant, and 10% Muslim.

The Church's future is in your hands, Vatican cardinal tells mission seminary professors (Fides)

Cardinal Fernando Filoni has served as prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples since 2011.

Recently appointed cardinals tell their stories in new book (Zenit)

34 cardinals contributed to Tutti gli uomini di Francesco [All the Men of Francis].

UN panel condemns 'prenatal genocide' of children with Down Syndrome (C-FAM)

Click here for additional coverage of the conference, which was organized by the Holy See’s permanent observer mission to the UN.

US delegation to UN conference faces intimidation campaign (C-FAM)

“The world’s top abortion and LGBT activist groups have joined forces to stop the Trump administration from implementing its international pro-life agenda at the UN women’s conference in New York,” according to the report.