President Duterte has declared martial law on Mindanao island, while the army fights Islamist militants there.
At the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, President Trump spoke about terrorism and the persecution of Jews and Christians.
The Pope has named five new cardinals, bringing the total to 227, of whom 121 are eligible to vote in a papal election.
Cardinal Zen said in an interview that 'it seems the Vatican-China deal' on selection of bishops 'is not proceeding. Thatís good.'
The Archdiocese of Mexico City states 'we live in a state of disaster' as the country ranks #2 in a report on the world's most violent nations.
A special commission formed to investigate Medjugorje concludes the earliest apparitions were likely authentic but later ones are dubious.
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