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India’s Catholics Protest (Catholic News Service)
08 Mar 2010 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — Undeterred by the five-hour police detention of three senior Catholic bishops and hundreds of church activists, thousands of Christians took part in a rally March 5 to mark the end of month-long protest campaign by dalit Christians in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.   Read more...
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Christians and Muslims Meet in D.C. (Catholic News Service)
05 Mar 2010 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — A group of Christian and Muslim leaders, whose Catholic representatives included French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, issued “an interreligious call and commitment to action” March 3 following three days of dialogue sessions in Washington.  Read more...
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Bishop Lobbies for Iraqi Christians (Catholic News Service)
04 Mar 2010 – The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace has asked the Obama administration to ensure that the Iraqi government takes steps to protect minorities, especially Christians, in the embattled country.  Read more...
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Meeting on Europe’s Gypsies (Catholic News Service)
04 Mar 2010 – Undoubtedly the most discriminated minority group in Europe, the Gypsies experience the impact of firmly rooted stereotypes every day, said a Vatican official.  Read more...
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Vatican Rejects Religious Attacks (Catholic News Service)
03 Mar 2010 – Anti-religious commentary distributed by media outlets can create tensions and incite violence and therefore must be rejected, said Vatican and Muslim representatives.  Read more...
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Pope Prays for Iraqi Christians (Catholic News Service)
02 Mar 2010 – Pope Benedict XVI said that during his weeklong Lenten retreat he frequently prayed for all the victims of violence in Iraq, especially members of the country’s Christian minority.  Read more...
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Christian-Muslim Dialogue (Catholic News Service)
23 Feb 2010 – In a conference dedicated to promoting Christian-Muslim dialogue in the Middle East, an Iraqi archbishop quoted U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.: “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”  Read more...
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Iraq’s Christians Live in Panic (Catholic News Service)
22 Feb 2010 – The killings of four Iraqi Christians in as many days could prompt a wave of refugees fleeing northern Iraq, where Christians live in constant state of panic, said a Catholic archbishop.  Read more...


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