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13 Jul 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Some of the children seemed fascinated with the life-size scene of Jesus on the cross. Some of the youngest wondered what was happening, why did people look so sad, they asked looking at the scene of Calvary.  Read more...
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12 Jul 2017 – NEW DELHI (CNS) — Yemen’s foreign minister told Indian officials that Salesian Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, kidnapped in Yemen last year, is still alive, and efforts to trace him continue.  Read more...
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07 Jul 2017 – TORONTO (CNS) — Canada’s major churches, the Canadian Council for Refugees and Amnesty International Canada are taking the federal government to court, hoping to strike down a 13-year-old agreement between the United States and Canada on treatment of refugees.  Read more...
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06 Jul 2017 – Drawing on diverse statistics and resources, CNEWA has compiled what amounts to a definitive snapshot of Christianity in the region today.  Read more...
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05 Jul 2017 – LANCASTER, England (CNS) — A huge plume of grey smoke billows into a vivid blue sky as rooftops and buildings buckle into twisted iron and debris and then begin to fall.  Read more...
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03 Jul 2017 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Top Christian and Muslim leaders and Lebanese government representatives agreed that Lebanon should be highlighted as an example of peaceful coexistence, noting that “the deepening of democracy in Lebanon sends a message of hope to the Arabs and to the world.”  Read more...
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27 Jun 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The dream of restoring full unity between Catholics and Orthodox can be a prophetic sign of legitimate differences coexisting rather than just simply agreeing on everything, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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23 Jun 2017 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Gazans demonstrate an “inspiring” resilience and resourcefulness and more importantly, a sense of hope, despite the daily hardships they face, said the regional director for Palestine and Israel of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association  Read more...


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