Pope to hear confessions in St. Peter's Basilica this week
Dioceses urged to offer 24-hour confessions in run-up to 'day of reconciliation'
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Pope Francis often repeats that going to Confession isn't like a torture chamber. Now, the Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New Evangelization wants everyone to know why.
Killed during Indonesia's war of independence, his death remains a sensitive issue in the Muslim majority nation
Somali refugee Nawa has beat the odds and gained an education in Malaysia
Rights activists and priests have demanded justice for two slain university students
Terrorists entered campus and went on a 'killing spree'
Ongoing conflict in Kachin state could derail peace process, fighting parties need to engage in dialogue