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The United nations says that 126 women were raped in an eastern town after Congolese troops fled there last month. Congolese troops, aided by U.N. peacekeepers have been battling the so-called M23 rebels for the past eight months in the resource-rich east of the country.
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Reading 1, Jeremiah 26:1-9
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St. Alphonsus Marie Liguori
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