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10 May 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a letter to Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, Pope Francis said he hoped that both their churches can continue along the path of true unity and communion.  Read more...
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08 May 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Two months after bishops of the Melkite Catholic Church declared they had reconciled with each other and found a way to move forward together, the Vatican announced Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of Melkite Patriarch Gregoire III Laham.  Read more...
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04 May 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Encounter. It’s a word Pope Francis uses often and something he insists is the concrete first step toward faith and toward building a better world.  Read more...
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03 May 2017 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Just as it had been for centuries, Egypt can be a sign of hope for those who long for peace, Pope Francis said.  Read more...
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01 May 2017 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Catholic leaders in the Holy Land urged Israel to concede to demands of Palestinian political prisoners on a hunger strike since April 17.  Read more...
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29 Apr 2017 – CAIRO (CNS) — The only kind of fanaticism that is acceptable to God is being fanatical about loving and helping others, Pope Francis said on his final day in Egypt.  Read more...
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28 Apr 2017 – OXFORD, England (CNS) — Russia’s Catholic Church has condemned a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the Jehovah’s Witnesses and warned the move will increase fears of new restrictions on Catholic rights.  Read more...
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27 Apr 2017 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Religion matters but relationships among people of different beliefs matter most when it comes to peacebuilding efforts, said a group of panelists at the introduction of a new Catholic Relief Services publication about Muslim-Christian cooperation around the world.  Read more...


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