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Video: “First Take: Vatican” (Catholic News Service)
03 Jul 2012 – “First Take: Vatican” looks at significance of pope’s trip to Lebanon for all Christians in the Middle East.   Read more...
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02 Jul 2012 – WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox leaders from Poland and Russia will issue a joint statement committing their churches to fostering reconciliation between the two historically feuding countries.  Read more...
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UNESCO Adds Church of Nativity to List (Catholic News Service)
02 Jul 2012 – ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (CNS) — UNESCO has placed sites — including the Church of the Nativity — in Bethlehem, West Bank, on its list of World Heritage in Danger.  Read more...
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Video: “First Take: Vatican” (Catholic News Service)
02 Jul 2012 – On Sunday, 1 July, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum modified a controversial exhibit on Pope Pius XII to acknowledge claims that the wartime pope actively encouraged efforts to rescue Jews from the Nazi genocide.  Read more...
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26 Jun 2012 – CAIRO (CNS) — Christians expressed caution about the election of Islamist Mohammed Morsi as Egypt’s new president, saying they hope he will follow through on his pledge “to be a president for all Egyptians.”  Read more...
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Maronites in Israel Learn Aramaic (Catholic News Service)
25 Jun 2012 – JISH, Israel (CNS) — Aramaic language classes begun four years ago at Jish Elementary School have changed the way youngsters experience the weekly liturgy.   Read more...
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Christian Exodus from Middle East (Catholic News Service)
20 Jun 2012 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic leaders warned about the dangers of a continued exodus of Christians from the Middle East during a Christian-Muslim dialogue meeting in a Beirut mosque.  Read more...
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Bishop From Iraq Pleads for Support (Catholic News Service)
15 Jun 2012 – ATLANTA (CNS) — Making an impassioned plea on behalf of Iraq’s dwindling Christian population, Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni of Baghdad called upon the U.S. bishops to press the Obama administration to take steps to protect religious rights in the Middle Eastern country.  Read more...


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