Friday, 9th December 2022

N. Ireland has more Catholics than Protestants for first time, census shows

25 September 2022   |   7:55 am
The first-time demographic shift could have repercussions for British unity. When Northern Ireland was founded in 1921 as part of the United Kingdom, two-thirds of the population were Protestant


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Pakistan launches its first census in nearly two decades, with security high as thousands of enumerators backed by the military began the enormous, politically-charged count.
13 Aug 2017
Catholics attending a Sunday mass in Guam pray for peace amid missile threats from North Korea.
15 Oct 2017
United Nations promises to assist Nigeria in forthcoming population census.
31 Oct 2017
Ploermel is at the heart of a bitter row about secularism. Finally, aquatic life in the gutters of Paris is incredibly rich.
24 Feb 2018
Around a thousand Philippine Catholics in Manila marched in protest of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs and his efforts to reinstate the death penalty.
13 Jul 2018
The House of Representatives has rejected the new executive order on corruption recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
14 May 2019
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28 Jun 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution doesn’t let judges throw out voting maps for being too partisan and put on hold the Trump administration’s plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Bloomberg's Greg Stohr reports on "Balance of Power."
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24 Nov 2019
Pope Francis is traveling to Thailand and Japan, once again visiting countries with small Christian minorities. The head of the Catholic Church's visits to Nagasaki and Hiroshima will be especially closely watched.
12 Jan 2020
Swarms of barefoot believers throng a revered icon of Jesus Christ in Manila for a slow-moving and raucous procession considered one of the world's largest shows of Catholic fervour.