Pope opposes making priestly celibacy optional

The Pope said he opposes making priestly celibacy optional, he may consider allowing married men to be ordained priests in remote areas. Speaking to journalists on the flight back from…

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Maduro rallies military support as US backs Venezuela challenger

(AFP) – Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro prepared to rally his military supporters Thursday as the US and key allies backed a challenge from his leading rival who declared himself “acting…

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Venezuelan opposition leader becomes interim leader with US support

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó today took an oath of office as he is sworn in and declared himself as interim president. Thousands took to streets in protest, calling for…

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President Trump offers immigration compromise for wall funding

President Trump Saturday in a televised address to the American people, proposed a compromised deal to the Democrats in a bid to reopen the government. The US government has been…

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Atiku, Buhari absent from the presidential debate, other presidential candidates react

The Young Progressives Party presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu, has described the absence of Atiku and Buhari as kettle and pot. Moghalu, alongside the presidential candidate of the ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili;…

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Burkina Faso’s Prime Minister and entire cabinet resign from office

Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore Friday, in a televised statement, announced the resignation of the Prime Minister, Paul Kaba Thieba, along with his entire cabinet. “Prime Minister Paul…

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Hours after U.S. troops killed in Syria, Pence says Islamic State defeated

(Reuters) – Islamic State has been defeated in Syria, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, hours after Americans were killed in a northern Syria bomb attack claimed by…

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