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"Electing to Rape: Sexual Terror in Mugabe's Zimbabwe," is a grim 2009 report that includes the testimonies of 84 women. No one knows exactly how many women were raped in 2008, but estimates range from "hundreds and possibly thousands," according to the report.
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Reading 1, Hebrews 5:7-9
During his life on earth, he offered up prayer and entreaty, ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 31:2-3, 3-4, 5-6, 15-16, 20
turn your ear to me, make haste. Be for me a rock-fastness, a ... Read More

Gospel, John 19:25-27
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St. Valerian
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