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Pope Francis steps out from the plane as he arrives at the military airport in Krakow, Poland, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest in France. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Pope Francis: The world’s at war, but not a war of religions

- Associated Press

The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest in France.

Flowers, candles and messages are placed outside the home of the Rev. Jacques Hamel, a Catholic priest who was forced to his knees by Islamic State terrorists before his killing during morning Mass in northern France. (Associated Press)

Islamic State terrorists slit Catholic priest’s throat at altar, videotape ‘sermon’ in Arabic

- The Washington Times

A pair of Islamic State-linked terrorists slit a priest’s throat at the altar of a Catholic church in northern France on Tuesday before videotaping a “sermon” in Arabic to mark the ritualistic slaughter — the fourth attack in a week by the terrorist group, which since June has claimed responsibility for killing more than 600 people in several countries, including the U.S.

A police officer works with a K-9 inspecting the premises of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima monastery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Associated Press)

Argentine nuns accused of stashing $9 million, jewels

Catholic News Agency

Four Roman Catholic nuns in Argentina are being investigated by church officials on suspicion of helping a former government official hide up to $9 million in cash and jewels in their convent.

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