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29 Jan 2015 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs called for an end to financing terrorists and suggested that borders be closed when necessary to prevent their movement.  Read more...
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27 Jan 2015 – AIN KAWA, Iraq (CNS) — One of Iraq’s Christians chased out of her historic homeland quietly prayed the rosary as a bishop who traveled halfway around the world to meet her and others displaced celebrated Mass for them.  Read more...
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26 Jan 2015 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Officials of a pontifical aid agency said they saw much that needed done in Lebanon — if they could get beyond crisis mode.  Read more...
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16 Jan 2015 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem encouraged Iraqi and Syrian Christians fleeing conflict in their home countries and praised Catholic agencies supporting them.  Read more...
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16 Jan 2015 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Three U.S. Dominican sisters visiting displaced Christians in Iraqi Kurdistan encountered a witness of service and deep faith.  Read more...
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16 Jan 2015 – AIN KAWA, Iraq (CNS) — Despite the pain of recent loss of family and ancestral homes at the hands of Islamist extremists, Iraqi Catholics welcomed four seminarians — three as deacons, one as a subdeacon — in a ceremony meant to encourage renewed hope for the future.  Read more...
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15 Jan 2015 – BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) — A group of bishops visiting the Holy Land was impressed by the charitable care given to those with physical and mental needs in Bethlehem.  Read more...
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15 Jan 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis named new bishops for Chaldean Catholics in Sydney and Toronto and confirmed the election of a Chaldean priest, who is currently ministering in Detroit, Michigan, to be a new auxiliary bishop in Baghdad.  Read more...


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