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The birth control bishops
Rather than spend energy fighting contraception legislation, Catholic bishops should clean up their own backyard.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 09:15 GMT
Abuse tops rare Vatican meeting
Extraordinay meeting of cardinals discusses abuse claims as well as conversion to the Church and religious freedoms.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2010 18:45 GMT
Victim says pope not doing enough
A victim of abuse says Benedict XVI should help put paedophile priests behind bars.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2008 05:18 GMT
Pope memorial mass protest planned
US activists have planned protests in Rome to express outrage that a cardinal who resigned in disgrace after failing to discipline priests who sexually abused children has been chosen by the Vatican to lead a memorial mass for the late pope.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2005 19:14 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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