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Vatican Calls on Nations to Help Syria (Catholic News Service)
14 May 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The international community must help bolster Syria’s fragile peace plan, which risks unraveling in the wake of one of the deadliest attacks in 14 months of uprisings and conflict, the Vatican spokesman said.  Read more...
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Pope Addresses Jewish Group (Catholic News Service)
11 May 2012 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Reaffirming the Second Vatican Council’s teaching on Christianity’s special relationship with Judaism, Pope Benedict XVI said Catholic-Jewish dialogue is “crucial for the future of our human family.”  Read more...
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30 Apr 2012 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — The bishop overseeing the church in southern Arabia predicted Catholic life will remain safe in most Gulf states despite threatened new restrictions in Kuwait.  Read more...
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27 Apr 2012 – RYE, N.Y. (CNS) — Catholic philanthropist George Doty, a member of the Knights of Malta, died April 24 in New York at age 94. No cause of death was given.  Read more...
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26 Apr 2012 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Jan Karski, the late Polish-American professor who tried to alert the world to the horrors of the Holocaust, will be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, President Barack Obama announced April 23 during an event at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.  Read more...
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25 Apr 2012 – MUNHALL, Pa. (CNS) — Archbishop William C. Skurla said that “the need to present Jesus Christ and his Gospel teachings in a way that touches the lives of our people”. is one of his most pressing priorities as he assumes the administration of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh.  Read more...
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17 Apr 2012 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Cardinal Ignace Moussa Daoud, the former patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church, was remembered as great spiritual father and luminary who built bridges of understanding and honest dialogue, both at the ecumenical and interfaith levels.  Read more...
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13 Apr 2012 – Rabbi James Rudin has been involved in Jewish-Christian relations for the American Jewish Committee since the late 1960s, and his writing reflects both sound research and a wealth of personal experience.  Read more...


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