Bishops Vs governments, Madonna samples Opus Dei

A week full of conflict: Filipino bishops clashed with the President over contraception, An Egyptian bishop called for quicker police response to violence, in Mexico a Catholic poet has held the government to account over the drug war bloodshed. In America, pop star Madonna visited an Opus Dei centre. 

Catholic film festival in Rome (National Catholic Register)

Mexican poet's plea to President over drug bloodshed (SMH) 

Christians killed in Vietnamese protests (Ucan)

Madonna visits Opus Dei centre (Deseret News)

Philippine bishops clash with Aquino over contraception (West Australian)

World Council of Churches welcomes Palestinian peace accord (ICN)

Egyptian bishop says police must respond quicker (CNS)

Pope warns against 'liquid' society (Zenit)

Italian priest honoured for sheltering Jews (CNA)

Vatican named in Chicago abuse lawsuit (Washington Post)

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