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18 Jul 2014 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Civilians in Gaza used a brief cease-fire to spill onto the streets and replenish scarce supplies, some church representatives said.  Read more...
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18 Jul 2014 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Iraqi-American Catholic leaders, who have persistently advocated for the embattled Christian minority in Iraq, are now going to bat for a smaller ethnic group that likewise traces its origins to the troubled region.  Read more...
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16 Jul 2014 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Two Iraqi nuns and three orphans kidnapped in late June have been released safely, according to the Christian rights group Middle East Concern.  Read more...
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15 Jul 2014 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Praying for peace is never a useless exercise — it keeps evil at bay and helps people not give in to violence, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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15 Jul 2014 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — The situation in hospitals in the Gaza Strip is dire, and Palestinians are saying that medical supplies will soon run out, said a cardiologist who serves with the Near East Council of Churches in Gaza.   Read more...
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14 Jul 2014 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Members of the tiny Christian community in the Gaza Strip have been keeping tabs on each other and lending a helping hand to keep each other safe during Israeli airstrikes throughout the region, but nowhere in the territory is really safe, said a priest at the territory’s only Catholic parish.  Read more...
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10 Jul 2014 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Catholic leaders in the Holy Land called for an end to the cycle of violence and criticized Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories and its collective punishment of Palestinians.  Read more...
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08 Jul 2014 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal strongly denounced the increasing wave of violent retaliations following the murders of Israeli and Palestinian teens and called on political and religious leaders to act to calm the atmosphere.  Read more...


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