U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jets fly over the Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. (CNS photo/Oh Jang-hwan, News1 via Reuters)
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Simone Orendain – Catholic News ServiceDecember 05, 2017
The call came just before the U.S. and South Korea opened a massive joint military air exercise Dec. 4.
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Simone Orendain – Catholic News ServiceOctober 30, 2017
The city was damaged by five months of occupation by terrorists.
Archbishop Socrates Villegas, head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines, gestures during a 2014 news conference in Manila. (CNS photo/Simone Orendain) 
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Simone Orendain – Catholic News ServiceApril 18, 2017
"How many of our Catholics openly and blatantly declare, 'I am a Catholic, but I agree that drug addicts must be killed; they are useless,'" the archbishop said.
South Koreans gather to celebrate on March 11 after a court upheld the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Catholics in South Korea called for unity following the March 10 ruling. (CNS photo/Jeon Heon-Kyun, EPA)
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Simone Orendain – Catholic News ServiceMarch 14, 2017
Catholics in South Korea called for unity following a unanimous ruling on March 10 by the Constitutional Court to uphold the impeachment of now-former President Park Geun-hye.
A woman holds up a noose during a Feb. 18 protest against plans to reimpose the death penalty, promote contraceptives and intensify the drug war at the Walk for Life in Manila. (CNS photo/Romeo Ranoco, Reuters)
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Simone Orendain – Catholic News ServiceMarch 07, 2017
The Philippines may reinstate the death penalty after it was put on hold 11 years ago.
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Simone Orendain – Catholic News ServiceDecember 05, 2016
They "pray, pray" that family members can get out of northern Iraq before a major Islamic State attack.