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01 Feb 2012 – BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) — Bethlehem University is helping create a “culture of peace and life, and a civilization of love“ by bringing together students of different backgrounds, New York Cardinal-designate Timothy M. Dolan said during a visit to Bethlehem University.  Read more...
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31 Jan 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican and the Palestine Liberation Organization are continuing talks aimed at a formal agreement regulating and promoting the presence and activity of the Catholic Church in the Palestinian territories.  Read more...
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30 Jan 2012 – Vatican and PLO leaders meet to discuss the church in the Holy Land, Pope Benedict releases doves for peace, and a Vatican official talks about priests’ attitudes during confession.  Read more...
30 Jan 2012 – 30 Jan 2012 – VATICAN CITY (VIS) – Made public today was a joint communique on a bilateral meeting between the Holy See and the Palestine Liberation Organisation, held in Ramallah on 28 January. The text of the English-language communique is given below.  Read more...
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Canada to Host Ukrainian Catholic Synod (Catholic News Service)
26 Jan 2012 – OTTAWA, Ontario (CNS) — When 35-year-old Ukrainian Catholic Bishop Nykyta Budka arrived in Canada in 1912, Ukrainian Catholic parishes, missionaries and monasteries were scattered across Canada, particularly on the prairies.  Read more...
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20 Jan 2012 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop William C. Skurla of the Byzantine Eparchy of Passaic, N.J., as archbishop of the Byzantine Archeparchy of Pittsburgh.  Read more...
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13 Jan 2012 – ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CNS) — Climate change-induced drought that has afflicted the Horn of Africa presents the opportunity for the Catholic Church in Ethiopia to work more closely with the government to address food shortages and development concerns, said an official of the country’s bishops’ conference.  Read more...
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13 Jan 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Gunmen shooting at guards keeping watch over the archbishop’s residence in Kirkuk in northern Iraq triggered a firefight, leaving two of the gunmen dead and five policemen wounded.  Read more...


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