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Indian Bishops Lead Sit-In Protest (Catholic News Service)
22 Feb 2011 – Nineteen Catholic and Protestant bishops staged a sit-in to protest the findings of a report that cleared Hindu fundamentalists of a series of attacks on Christian targets in southern Karnataka state in September 2008.  Read more...
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Update on Iraq (Catholic News Service)
18 Feb 2011 – The success of a nonviolent revolution in Egypt is one of “multiple signs of spring in the North African winter,” an expert on the Middle East told participants in a Catholic forum on peace and justice Feb. 12.  Read more...
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Vatican Expresses Hope For Egypt (Catholic News Service)
15 Feb 2011 – The Vatican’s ambassador to Egypt said he hoped the country’s future would include greater social justice and greater freedom for all of the country’s people.  Read more...
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15 Feb 2011 – Two priests with strong ties to Egypt said they feared young Egyptian Catholics will turn away from the church because it did not back the protests that led to the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.  Read more...
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15 Feb 2011 – Classical music is underappreciated for its spiritual contribution to the church, the metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church said in a Feb. 9 address at The Catholic University of America.  Read more...
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14 Feb 2011 – With events changing by the moment, Egyptians were left feeling angry, frustrated and uncertain, said a Catholic priest in a phone interview Feb. 11 minutes before Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman announced President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation.  Read more...
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Egypt’s Political and Economic Future (Catholic News Service)
14 Feb 2011 – After the 18-day “revolution” of public protests that toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Feb. 11, the path ahead for the nation is a blank slate, with a wide range of political and economic paths possible, according to an expert on Egypt at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.  Read more...
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The Future of Egypt’s Christians (Catholic News Service)
14 Feb 2011 – Trinitarian Father Alfonso Serna, who spent the first year after his 2009 ordination ministering in Egypt, said he is not sure whether a regime change in Egypt will help the minority Christian population there.  Read more...


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