Nuncio says thousands killed in Congo clashes

Fighting between government and rebel forces in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 3,000 people and closed or destroyed hundreds of Catholic institutions, according to a dossier circulated by the nuncio, Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor.

US deportation of Iraqi Christians halted

A US judge has suspended for two weeks the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians with criminal records so he has time to consider their cases.

Arsonists target chapel at Madrid university

Incendiary objects were thrown into the chapel of the Autonomous University of Madrid last week in an effort to set it on fire.

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