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Pope Francis calls for dialogue, respect for international law in the Eastern Mediterranean

Pope Francis has called for dialogue and respect for international law in the Eastern Mediterranean, as tensions between Turkey and Greece are growing in the last few weeks. Without naming any country involved in the conflict, his Holiness said he is following with concern the tensions in the region. “I appeal for constructive dialogue and …

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Mexico’s secret churches: invitation-only Catholic masses defy Covid-19 rules | Global development

The invitations arrive via text message or social media. “They ask you for a kind of password to let you in,” said Jesús Preciado, whose father has attended the secretive gatherings in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Diego Martínez, whose mother has attended the backstairs events, said they were off-limits to anyone not in the …

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