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12 Jan 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When a group of German Christians was asked in 2014 to prepare materials for the 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, their choice of a “wall” as a symbol of sin, evil and division explicitly referred to the Berlin Wall.  Read more...
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11 Jan 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities.  Read more...
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10 Jan 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities.  Read more...
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Syrians turn for help in Lebanon (Catholic News Service)
05 Jan 2017 – Balancing boxes and bags filled with warm clothes for his family, Malak Elias Mnayeri waited for a taxi in the near-freezing temperatures outside Caritas Lebanon’s center in Zahle, close to the Syrian border.  Read more...
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03 Jan 2017 – The church in India’s Kerala state has formed a group of priests, nuns and laypeople to respond to the pastoral needs of transgender people, reported ucanews.com.  Read more...
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28 Dec 2016 – The emergence of a video in which Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Yemen in March, is seen appealing for his release has led to widespread calls for diplomatic efforts to end his captivity.  Read more...
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28 Dec 2016 – For the first time in 26 years, Lilian and Nadeem Aqleh had all six of their children with them to celebrate Christmas.  Read more...
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28 Dec 2016 – Christmas is the door that God keeps open as an invitation for people to enter into communion with him, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, apostolic administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, said in his Christmas Eve homily.  Read more...


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