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29 Sep 2017 – COLUMBIA, S.C. (CNS) — A Catholic bishop and a Lutheran bishop told members of both their denominations gathered to mark the Reformation’s 500th anniversary that they need to keep finding ways to respect one another, prayer together and cross “these bridges between us.”  Read more...
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28 Sep 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While encouraging Catholics to reach out to migrants and refugees, the Vatican is reaching out to governments as they struggle to work out international policies and principles for dealing with the large number of people fleeing violence and poverty.  Read more...
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28 Sep 2017 – PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — The newly ordained auxiliary bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia said Sept. 24 that he was so “full of joy” about his new role serving the faithful that it was hard to put it into words.  Read more...
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27 Sep 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christ calls believers to welcome migrants and refugees “with arms wide open, ready to give a sincere, affectionate, enveloping embrace,” Pope Francis said, launching the “Share the Journey” campaign of Catholic charities around the world.  Read more...
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27 Sep 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — A prayer here, a share on social media there, a voice of support in a letter to the editor, even a get-to-know-others potluck.  Read more...
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22 Sep 2017 – NEW YORK (CNS) — Humanitarian organizations and host countries struggle to develop new ways to address both immediate and long-term needs of an unprecedented number of people who have fled conflict situations around the globe, according to panelists at a Sept. 21 aid agency forum in New York.  Read more...
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21 Sep 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sept. 19 passed a bill to provide emergency relief and aid to Christians and other religious minorities who have suffered persecution at the hands of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.  Read more...
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19 Sep 2017 – MOSCOW (CNS) — A few blocks from Moscow’s Lubyanka Building, which for decades served as the headquarters of the Soviet Union’s KGB security agency, the Russian Orthodox patriarch recently consecrated a church memorializing those martyred during communism’s reign.  Read more...


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