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02 Sep 2016 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — The Coptic Catholic Church has welcomed a new Egyptian law to facilitate the building of Christian places of worship.  Read more...
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01 Sep 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will join dozens of religious leaders — including Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury — and hundreds of their faithful in Assisi Sept. 20 to pray for peace.  Read more...
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30 Aug 2016 – ROME (CNS) — A man imprisoned for killing an Italian Catholic priest in Turkey was released after serving almost half of his 18-year sentence.  Read more...
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29 Aug 2016 – BAGHDAD (CNS) — Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad called for a united and strong stance — by Muslims and non-Muslims alike — to stop the spread of the “cancer” of Islamic State and other terrorist groups.  Read more...
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22 Aug 2016 – CHICAGO (CNS) — Bishop Richard S. Seminack, the fourth bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago, died Aug. 16 after a long battle with a heart ailment. He was 74.  Read more...
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18 Aug 2016 – CHABROUH, Lebanon (CNS) — In a pristine mountain setting in Lebanon, a female volunteer gently takes hold of the hands of Mohammed, a disabled adult who has trouble communicating.  Read more...
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11 Aug 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — While in past years the wave of Muslim violence against Christians has been prominent in the U.S. State Department’s annual report on international religious freedom, the latest report, released Aug. 10, focuses on Muslim violence against other Muslims.  Read more...
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08 Aug 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Innocent men, women and children are paying the ultimate price in the continuing conflict raging in Syria, especially in Aleppo, where they are caught in the crossfire between rebel and government forces, Pope Francis said.  Read more...


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