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06 Feb 2015 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — Church leaders criticized police manhandling of Christians who gathered 5 February at the gate of Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi to protest recent attacks on churches.  Read more...
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06 Feb 2015 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — The Indian government has apologized to a senior church official for refusing visas to two Vatican officials traveling to address a meeting of the Conference of the Catholic Bishops of India.  Read more...
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06 Feb 2015 – WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox archbishops in Ukraine appealed for national unity against pro-Russia separatists as calls mounted for the United States to help arm Ukrainian forces.  Read more...
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04 Feb 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The only word worthy of being heard in the throes of war is “peace,” and there is nothing more scandalous than a nation made up of Christians engaged in conflict, Pope Francis said.   Read more...
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04 Feb 2015 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Christian churches in Jordan condemned the Islamic State militants’ killing of First Lt. Muath al Kasasbeh, a Jordanian pilot who had been held in captivity by the jihadist group.  Read more...
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30 Jan 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even as their theological dialogues continue in the search for full agreement on doctrinal issues, divided Christians are called to work together for justice and peace, especially in the Middle East, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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29 Jan 2015 – SHARIAH COLLECTIVE, Iraq (CNS) — Colorful blankets, shiny metal heaters and canisters of kerosene provided by Catholic Relief Services and Caritas filled a parking lot for collection by their new owners — Yezidis displaced by Islamic State militants in search of badly needed provisions to combat the cold.   Read more...
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29 Jan 2015 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs called for an end to financing terrorists and suggested that borders be closed when necessary to prevent their movement.  Read more...


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