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Iran’s President Addresses Pope (Catholic News Service)
12 Oct 2010 – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told Pope Benedict XVI that he would like to work more closely with the Vatican in an effort to stop religious intolerance and the breakup of families.  Read more...
12 Oct 2010 – Archbishops Thomas Collins of Toronto, Terrence Prendergast, S.J., of Ottawa, and Allen Vigneron of Detroit, Maronite Bishop Gregory Mansour of Brooklyn and Melkite Greek Catholic Bishop Ibrahim Ibrahim, B.S.O., of Montreal will meet with members of the press on 13 October at 3:00 at the Istituto Maria SS. Bambina, Via Paulo VI, No. 21, which runs along the southern side of the Piazza S. Pietro.  Read more...
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Profile of a Jordanian Priest (Catholic News Service)
12 Oct 2010 – Driving to the small town of Smakieh, about two hours by bus from the Jordanian capital of Amman, one can see the growing number of tent communities as the region becomes less urban and less populated.  Read more...
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Health Care in Holy Land (Catholic News Service)
07 Oct 2010 – Comboni Sister Alessandra, the administrator of the Italian Hospital in Karak, knows what she’d do if she had a couple of million dollars.  Read more...
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Middle East Synod (Catholic News Service)
04 Oct 2010 – The Vatican is setting the stage for another Synod of Bishops in mid-October, this one aimed at turning a spotlight on the Christian communities of the Middle East.Read more...
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Catholic-Orthodox Commission (Catholic News Service)
30 Sep 2010 – Leading Catholic and Orthodox bishops and theologians met in Vienna to continue their initial discussions on the key issue keeping their churches apart: the role of the bishop of Rome, the pope.  Read more...
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Mideast Peace Talks (Catholic News Service)
30 Sep 2010 – In meetings with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones Sept. 29, more than two dozen Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious leaders voiced support for continuing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.  Read more...
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Iraqi Refugees in Jordan (Catholic News Service)
29 Sep 2010 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Slwan Kehedeer Antoon was his own boss in Mosul, Iraq. He owned a liquor store and a car-rental agency.  Read more...


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