The 11th century Preah Vihear temple stands in Preah Vihear province, Cambodia, about 152 miles north of Phnom Penh. Cambodian and Thai troops resumed an artillery duel along their disputed border on Feb. 5, damaging the Hindu temple. Heng Sinith/AP/File
A Cambodian Buddhist monk looks at the damaged Preah Vihear temple, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, on Feb. 8. Thailand accused Cambodia of refusing to negotiate to resolve a border dispute. Heng Sinith/AP
Cambodian children collect debris of rockets that landed on the ground close to the Preah Vihear temple on Feb. 8. Phnom Penh said that only UN peacekeepers can stop the fighting near the temple. Heng Sinith/AP
A Thai man walks though a bomb crater near Sisaket, Thailand, near the border with Cambodia on Feb. 7. AP
Cambodian soldiers rest at the Preah Vihear temple on Feb. 5. Phearum/Xinhua/AP
A Cambodian soldier sits at the Preah Vihear temple on Feb. 5. Phearum/Xinhua/AP
Local Cambodian residents flee the battlefront following border clashes with Thailand in Preah Vihear province on Feb. 6. Phearum/Xinhua/AP
A Thai woman holds a boy in an emergency shelter in Kantharalak, Thailand, on Feb. 5. AP
Thai refugees gather in tents set up for people who have fled the battlefront near Sisaket, Thailand, on Feb. 7. AP
Thai soldiers gather at a military camp in Si Sa Ket province, Thailand, after fleeing the area near the Preah Vihear temple, on Feb. 8. Sukree Sukplang/Reuters
Catholic bishops failed to approve even a watered-down section on ministering to homosexuals that had encouraged welcoming them with respect and delicacy. Paragraphs concerning divorce and remarriage also failed to pass.
Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.