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Monday, January 28, 2019

Cuba opens its first new church in 60 years

Cuba opens its first new church since the revolution 60 years ago
CNN: Parishioners wiped away tears and gave thanks to God as the first Roman Catholic church built since the 1959 Cuban revolution opened its doors on Saturday.

Guns and God: Growing number of churches want armed security
NBC News: "Fifty years ago, you could say no guns should be allowed in church, but times have changed," said a police chief who runs a volunteer church security team.

Glory be & B: why tourists are paying to camp out in church
The (London) Guardian: 'Champing' takes off as a way to raise funds to save ancient buildings and open church doors to the community.

Auschwitz survivors pay homage as world remembers Holocaust
Associated Press: The world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday amid a revival of hate-inspired violence and signs that younger generations know less and less about the genocide of Jews, Roma and others by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Pope winds up Panama global youth gathering with big outdoor mass
Reuters: Pope Francis said an open-air Mass before a huge crowd on Sunday to wrap up a jamboree of Catholic youth.

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