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Catholic News Roundup 05-27

RealCatholicTV May 27, 2011 Today's stories - Church Closings Vex the Vatican German Catholics Face Mass Apostasy Malta to Vote on Divorce Underground Catholics Defy Persecution Children Crucial to Nigerian Economy
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Maltese say yes to divorce VALLETTA — Overwhelmingly Catholic Malta has voted in favour of legalising divorce, Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi announced on Sunday after a referendum in one of the only two countries where it is still banned.

Gonzi, who campaigned against the introduction of divorce ahead of Saturday's non-binding referendum, said it was now up to the Mediterranean archipelago's parliament to legalise the dissolution of marriage.

"This is not the result that I wished for, but … [More]
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Catholic News Roundup 05-27
Today's stories -
Church Closings Vex the Vatican
German Catholics Face Mass Apostasy
Malta to Vote on Divorce
Underground Catholics Defy Persecution
Children Crucial to Nigerian Economy