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Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies at 88

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Pope stresses family values as gay marriage gains

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Allegations boys died in religious group's care

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Malaysian authorities seize Bibles in 'Allah' row

Thousands protest abortion in Paris

UK's largest child abuse inquiry begins in Northern Ireland

Pope to give $5 million to cover Rio Youth Day costs

Pope prays for South Sudan, Syria on first Christmas

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Dutch priest in YouTube appeal from Syria's besieged Homs

Powerful Philippine sect shuts down Manila

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Pope urges dialogue in Myanmar at talks with Suu Kyi