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Bishop pleads for woman sentenced to death

THE Bishop of Colombo, the Rt Revd Duleep de Chickera, has asked the Archbishop of Canterbury to intervene on behalf of a Sri Lankan woman who has been sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia after being found guilty of killing a baby. The Bishop says that Rizana Nafeek, who was 17 when she went to work as a housemaid in Saudi Arabia five years ago, was too inexperienced to handle the situation when the baby in her care started ...

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Thu 28 Jul 16 @ 16:37
In tomorrow's paper: clergy wear, the Sisters of Bethany at 150 & finding prophets: https://t.co/O0XrBsvndI https://t.co/Zy6x4IMDT7

Thu 28 Jul 16 @ 16:03
RT @BBCNewsNIThe Ballymena-based priest who has a part-time cleaning job to make ends meet https://t.co/niMexyp6q2 https://t.co/0eymx9X67l