Francis: do all you can to protect refugees

Pope Francis has said that “every possible measure” should be taken to protect refugees, who faced “many dangers”. He made the plea in his Angelus address after the sinking of a boat off the Libyan coast which was thought to have left nearly 100 people dead.

Bishop opposes Dylann Roof death penalty

Bishop Robert Guglielmone of Charleston has said that “all human life is sacred” after the sentencing to death of Dylann Roof, who killed nine churchgoers.

Duterte orders free birth control for poor

Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies to expand access to contraception to six million more women.

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