15th September 2019

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Focus: the on-going challenge of moving Franco’s remains

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Although Franco died over four decades ago, in 1975, the task of trying to manage the legacy of the dictator who ruled Spain for 40 years
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Montserrat abbot apologises for monk sexual abuse

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The father abbot at the monastery of Montserrat in Catalonia has apologised to the alleged victims of monk Andreu Soler, accused by at least five men
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Spanish artist defaces Franco tomb

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A Spanish artist, Enrique Terneiro, painted a red dove and the slogan ‘For Freedom‘ on Francisco Franco’s tomb on Wednesday, at the vast mausoleum near Madrid where
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Vatican backs Spain’s search for Franco reburial

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The Vatican said Tuesday it agreed with Spain’s efforts to find an alternative to the Madrid cathedral as a place to rebury late dictator Francisco