New Mexico Archdiocese Settles Sex Abuse Claims for $121.5m

Fourth EstateSaint Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe, New Mexico | Ken Lund

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe, one of the United States’ oldest Catholic dioceses reached a settlement deal to end a bankruptcy case in New Mexico stemming from a clergy sex abuse crisis. According to a statement released by the Archdiocese …

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Hamas Slams US For Removing Jewish Group Kach Movement From “Terror Blacklist”

Palestinian Hamas Movement has condemned US decision to remove Jewish group Kach Movement from its foreign “terrorist blacklist,” and urged US not to ignore the group’s brutal crimes against Palestinian people. A Spokesman for Hamas, Abdul-Latif Al-Qanu labeled the US …

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Nigerian Student Lynched for Blasphemy

Fourth EstateMuslim students of the Shehu Shagari College of Education went on a rampage after student Deborah Yakubu (pictured) made a statement on WhatsApp that they considered offensive against the Prophet Muhammad - Courtesy

Muslim students in the northwest Nigerian city of Sokoto stoned and burned a Christian student to death after accusing her of posting blasphemous statements on a WhatsApp group against the Prophet Muhammad on Thursday. Sanusi Abubakar, a Sokoto police spokesperson, …

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The Palestinian Authority Claims Israeli Forces Have Killed 50 People This Year

The Palestinian Authority said Monday that Israeli forces have killed 50 people since the start of 2022 in separate incidents of violence but mainly in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Ministry of Health published the names of …

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Rohingyas Celebrating Eid Detained in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh police detained at least 450 Rohingya Muslims celebrating Eid on a beach on Wednesday. Police spokesman Rafiqul Islam said that officers conducted raids in the town of Cox’s Bazar on the second day of the Eid holidays. Islam added …

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Palestinians and Israeli Police Clash as Temple Mount Re-opens to Jewish Worshippers

Palestinians and Israeli police engaged in clashes at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem as the site reopened to the Jewish worshipers on early Thursday. Israeli police said that dozens of Palestinians threw stones toward security forces while escorting the Jewish …

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Iran Calls For International Cooperation to Counter Islamophobia

Iran has called on the international community to accelerate efforts to counter growing religious and racial discrimination as well as Islamophobia in the world through legal measures. “The time has come for the international community to condemn this phenomenon and …

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Curfew Raised in Jodhpur after Hindu-Muslim Riots

Fourth EstateShiv Jayanti flags raised during celebration - संदेश हिवाळे

Curfews were maintained for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, May 4, in Jodhpur city, Rajasthan in response to the recent inter-communal violence.  Jodhpur City Police issued the curfew order that took effect on Tuesday, May 3, after tensions erupted …

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