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13 Jul 2016 – NAOUR, Jordan (CNS) — Exuberant Syrian refugee children sang, danced and played with colorful clowns as they celebrated graduation at their Caritas-sponsored school in this sleepy suburb of the Jordanian capital, Amman.  Read more...
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08 Jul 2016 – BAGHDAD (CNS) — Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako, on the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr, called for tolerance and forgiveness to fight extremism, hatred and terrorism.  Read more...
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06 Jul 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — During the week following the pan-Orthodox council, which wrapped June 26 in Crete, Greece, Orthodox clergy in the U.S. reflected on what the council would mean for Orthodox Christians here.  Read more...
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05 Jul 2016 – NEW YORK (CNS) — Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and prolific author who died July 2 at age 87 in his New York home, has been remembered in tributes from around the world for standing up for human dignity and for being a witness to the world of the atrocities of the Holocaust.  Read more...
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30 Jun 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A group of bishops, religious and church personnel working in Syria met to discuss better ways to confront the immense humanitarian crisis unfolding in their country.  Read more...
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29 Jun 2016 – NEW YORK (CNS) — Poor, destitute refugees now comprise half the people living in Lebanon, according to Cardinal Bechara Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church.  Read more...
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24 Jun 2016 – NEW YORK — The status of Christians and other vulnerable peoples in the Middle East, and the challenges they face as they seek refuge, will be among the subjects discussed with the head of Lebanon’s largest Christian community, Bechara Peter Cardinal Rai, Maronite Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, at a press conference at the offices of Catholic Near East Welfare Association, 1011 First Avenue, New York, on Monday, 27 June, at 11 a.m.  Read more...
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20 Jun 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Assist and accompany refugees while working to build peace in the world, Pope Francis urged on the eve of World Refugee Day.  Read more...


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