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Nuncio to Syria Worried for Future (Catholic News Service)
22 Aug 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People in Syria are “stunned and deeply saddened and worried for the future,” said Archbishop Mario Zenari, the Vatican nuncio to Syria.  Read more...
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21 Aug 2012 – Pope Benedict XVI sent greetings to Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill who is visiting Poland.  Read more...
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Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue in Poland (Catholic News Service)
21 Aug 2012 – WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — The head of the Russian Orthodox Church and the president of the Polish Catholic bishops’ conference signed a joint message Aug. 17 urging Poles and Russians to set aside centuries of anger and prejudice and work together to maintain their countries’ Christian identities.   Read more...
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21 Aug 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, a strong voice for peace and development in Africa, died Aug. 17 in Addis Ababa at the age of 76.  Read more...
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21 Aug 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI named Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto, the former nuncio to Australia, to be the new nuncio to Israel and apostolic delegate in Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories.  Read more...
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21 Aug 2012 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Lebanon’s younger generation of Catholics sees Pope Benedict XVI’s Sept. 14-16 visit to their country as a sign of hope in a region embroiled with violence.  Read more...
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Video: Plight of Syrian Refugees (Catholic News Service)
21 Aug 2012 – Laura Sheahen of Caritas Internationalis talks about her recent visit with Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan.  Read more...
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17 Aug 2012 – ANTAKYA, Turkey (CNS) — A spokesman for Egypt’s bishops gave a cautious welcome to President Mohammed Morsi’s reshuffling of top military officials.  Read more...


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