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Benin cult priests charged over anti-voodoo prayer deaths


COTONOU (Reuters) - Four Christian priests from a Benin anti-voodoo cult were arrested and charged on Thursday for their suspected role in five deaths during prayers held last month in anticipation of the end of the world. (Reuters World News) More More

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