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06 Jul 2017 – Drawing on diverse statistics and resources, CNEWA has compiled what amounts to a definitive snapshot of Christianity in the region today.  Read more...
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05 Jul 2017 – LANCASTER, England (CNS) — A huge plume of grey smoke billows into a vivid blue sky as rooftops and buildings buckle into twisted iron and debris and then begin to fall.  Read more...
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03 Jul 2017 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Top Christian and Muslim leaders and Lebanese government representatives agreed that Lebanon should be highlighted as an example of peaceful coexistence, noting that “the deepening of democracy in Lebanon sends a message of hope to the Arabs and to the world.”  Read more...
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27 Jun 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The dream of restoring full unity between Catholics and Orthodox can be a prophetic sign of legitimate differences coexisting rather than just simply agreeing on everything, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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23 Jun 2017 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Gazans demonstrate an “inspiring” resilience and resourcefulness and more importantly, a sense of hope, despite the daily hardships they face, said the regional director for Palestine and Israel of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association  Read more...
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22 Jun 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians in war-torn areas of the Middle East must never be far from priests and bishops in their country so they can feel God’s closeness in the midst of suffering, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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21 Jun 2017 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Bishop Joseph Absi was elected the new Melkite patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria, Jerusalem and All the East during the Melkite Catholic Synod at Ain-Traz, Lebanon.  Read more...
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21 Jun 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairmen of the bishops’ migration and international policy committees urged Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to defer deportation of Chaldean Christians and others arrested June 11.  Read more...


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