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Jewish Group Honors Cardinal (Catholic News Service)
05 May 2010 – Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, received the American Jewish Committee’s Isaiah Interreligious Award April 30 at the closing session of the AJC’s annual meeting in Washington.  Read more...
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Mosul Bombings (Catholic News Service)
04 May 2010 – At least four people died and more than 170 were injured when buses carrying Christian university students were bombed in a roadside attack near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.   Read more...
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Pope Appoints Middle East Synod (Catholic News Service)
27 Apr 2010 – Pope Benedict XVI has named prelates from several countries to lead the special Synod of Bishops for the Middle East in October.  Read more...
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Iraqi Refugees in Beirut (Catholic News Service)
27 Apr 2010 – The death threat came as no surprise to Ihab Ephraim Khodr, an Iraqi Christian.  Read more...
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Iraqi Refugees in Damascus (Catholic News Service)
27 Apr 2010 – An election victory for Iraq’s more secular parties backing Prime Minister-elect Ayad Allawi is not tempting Iraqi Christian refugees to return home, even as members of the Chaldean Catholic Church hierarchy continue to express confidence that Christians can live in peace in Iraq.  Read more...
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Expert on Eastern Christianity Dies (Catholic News Service)
21 Apr 2010 – Czech Cardinal Tomas Spidlik, an expert in Eastern Christian spirituality and a famous preacher, died April 16 at the age of 90.  Read more...
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21 Apr 2010 – On Thursday, 22 April, at 1 p.m., hear CNEWA’s Msgr. Robert L. Stern as he joins Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York discuss their recent trip to Lebanon and Syria.  Read more...
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Israel Honors Catholic (Catholic News Service)
19 Apr 2010 – Yossef Mtanes said it was not an easy decision to agree to be one of the symbolic torch lighters at the April 19 opening of Israel’s 62nd Independence Day celebrations.  Read more...


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