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24 Dec 2013 – BEIRUT (CNS) — More than 800 Syrian and Iraqi refugees were bused to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon for a Christmas Mass in an atmosphere of “great sadness.”  Read more...
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19 Dec 2013 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — The snowstorms and torrential rain that battered the Mideast in mid-December threatened to make this Christmas season an especially difficult one for Christians in Gaza.  Read more...
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16 Dec 2013 – ROME (CNS) — “Extremist political Islam is growing in the Middle East,” prompting Christians to flee and causing death and upheaval among Christians and moderate Muslims alike, said the head of the Chaldean Church.  Read more...
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16 Dec 2013 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — Bishops from Ukraine’s minority Latin-rite Catholic Church have called for prayers and fasting in an effort to end the current social unrest in the country.  Read more...
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13 Dec 2013 – NEW DELHI (CNS) — Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh apologized to church leaders for the police beating of protesters — including priests and nuns — during a march to Parliament advocating for rights for low-caste Christians.  Read more...
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13 Dec 2013 – CAIRO (CNS) — Select Muslims and Christians in Egypt are participating in a development project designed to avert further sectarian violence after a surge in clashes between the two religious groups.  Read more...
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12 Dec 2013 – ROME (CNS) — In the deep of the freezing night, security forces moved into Ukraine’s Independence Square intent on dislodging protesters who had spent weeks talking, singing and praying for their country.  Read more...
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11 Dec 2013 – ROME (CNS) — When Ukrainian Catholic Bishop Borys Gudziak addressed the crowds in Kiev’s Independence Square 8 December, he focused on the youth and told them they could change the country.  Read more...


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