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06 Jun 2012 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Warning that Lebanon is going through a critical juncture, Maronite Catholic Patriarch Bechara Rai called for national dialogue to address the security and political situation in the country.   Read more...
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A Christian Convert In Lebanon (Catholic News Service)
04 Jun 2012 – BEIRUT (CNS) — The first time Thomas stepped inside a church, he was overcome with emotion.  Read more...
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31 May 2012 – CAIRO (CNS) — Egyptian Christians voting in their nation’s historic presidential election were throwing much of their support behind candidates who aimed to check the power of the Islamist parties.  Read more...
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31 May 2012 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — Greece’s Catholic Church accused a leader of the Orthodox Church of “intolerance and fanaticism” after he sued a Catholic archbishop for illegal proselytism.  Read more...
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Religious Freedom in Egypt (Catholic News Service)
31 May 2012 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Egyptians began voting to replace ousted President Hosni Mubarak, Christian minorities were anxious to see if the next government would end restrictions on religious freedom and attacks on religious minorities that had been on the rise the past couple of years.  Read more...
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Pope Condemns Massacre in Syria (Catholic News Service)
31 May 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI joined the international community in condemning a massacre in Syria, and he called for Christian and Muslim leaders in the country to guide their faithful in prayer and collaboration to restore peace and calm.  Read more...
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31 May 2012 – Official for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops responds to the Syrian massacre.   Read more...
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23 May 2012 – Syria’s 2.5 million Christians are being pushed into an exodus from the country out of fear of chaos and crime, said Melkite Patriarch Gregoire III Laham of Damascus.  Read more...


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