Boko haram kidnapping, Nigeria Cardinal interview

Cardinal John Oniykan of Nigeria

Paul VI miracle confirmed, 'torture: 'Vatican before UN, first gay bishop gets divorce, Mozilla controversy,  US politicians permitted to pray, Vatican museums, Sri Lanka, Brasil, South Africa elections. 

Vatican congregation approves miracle attributed to Paul VI (CNA)

Vatican calls on Boko Haram to release kidnapped schoolgirls (CNA)

US draws fire over 'ineffective' policy toward Boko Haram (CNA)

Vatican: Important clarifications to UN Committee on the Convention Against Torture (Vatican Radio)

Sex abuse by priests is a form of torture, says UN (The New York Times)

US Supreme Court upholds prayer at government meetings (National Catholic Reporter)

Campaigner 'positive' about Vatican child protection policy (The Irish Times)

Legal groups offer free analysis in wake of Mozilla head's resignation (CNA)

South African Cardinal prays for the outcome of elections (Vatican Radio)

Pope reminds Sri Lankan bishops of urgency of reconciliation (The Tablet)

Christian leaders say Middle East Christians must not be forgotten (The Washington Post)

China's youngest detainee decries torture of father (CNA)

Brazil's Bishops meet to discuss impact of priest shortage on parish life (Vatican Radio)

Vatican Museums offering 20 night-time openings between May and October (Vatican Radio)

First openly gay Episcopal bishop announces divorce from husband (The Guardian)

Apostolic Nuncio: UK Church must make its voice heard in opposing assisted suicide bill (The Catholic Herald)

In New York with Josephite Representatives (Sisters of St Joseph)

Le Sri Lanka et les Philippines dans l'agenda du pape (La Croix)

Quel est l'objectif de Boko Haram au Nigeria? (La Croix)

Listen:

Nigerian Cardinal: Bring kidnapped girls home (Vatican Radio)

Watch:

Vatican calls for release of 200 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram (Rome Reports/YouTube)

Mass on Demand

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From St Mary’s, North Sydney. The first Mass of the day on YouTube

Mass Online

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Live streamed from Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara

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