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13 Nov 2017 – ISTANBUL (CNS) — In Iraq, Reeta, 17, was used to being first in her class. An eager student, she would wake up at 3 a.m. to review the previous day’s lesson and prepare for the next day.  Read more...
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10 Nov 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians and Muslims believe that freedom of conscience and religion are the most important human rights and, “therefore, our collective duty demands that we respect, preserve and promote such rights,” said members of the Catholic-Muslim Forum.  Read more...
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09 Nov 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Meeting a group of Ukrainian Catholics, Pope Francis said that long ago in Argentina, he had learned about the suffering of Christians in their homeland and about the beauty of their liturgy.  Read more...
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08 Nov 2017 – DHAKA, Bangladesh (CNS) — A Catholic official in Bangladesh said government officials ought to apologize to India after a Bangladeshi man was convicted of raping a 71-year-old nun in India two years ago.  Read more...
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07 Nov 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Refugees need education and jobs just as much as they need food and shelter, according to a new report by Catholic Relief Services and a Nov. 6 panel discussion about it at the National Press Club in Washington.  Read more...
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02 Nov 2017 – LONDON (CNS) — Recognition of a national homeland for Palestinians is required to achieve justice and reconciliation in the Holy Land, English Catholic and Anglican leaders announced Nov. 2.  Read more...
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01 Nov 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Some carried cards with a photo of St. Teresa of Kolkata or Blessed Oscar Romero and stood near the U.S. Capitol on the feast of All Saints Nov. 1, calling on politicians who call themselves Christian to act as Jesus would when shaping laws that affect migrants.  Read more...
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31 Oct 2017 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — An Indian nun stabbed to death in 1995 will be beatified Nov. 4, and one of those who will celebrate is her assassin.  Read more...


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