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11 Sep 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — In war-torn Aleppo, Syria, the Syriac Catholic patriarch proclaimed that “the will of life has overcome death; hope and security have overcome despair and chaos. Our people have overcome.”  Read more...
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07 Sep 2018 – CENTRALIA, Pa.(CNS) — The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Centralia, seems an unlikely place for a pilgrimage.  Read more...
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04 Sep 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis appealed for peace and dialogue as the Syrian government and its allies prepare to launch strikes against the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province in the country’s northwest.  Read more...
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30 Aug 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — Lebanon’s Christian and Muslim religious leaders, meeting with the president of Switzerland, appealed to the international community to work toward peace in the region and to ensure the “dignified” return of refugees to their homelands.  Read more...
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30 Aug 2018 – COCHIN, India (CNS) — More than 6,700 Catholic women religious are among those helping more than 1 million people taking shelter in relief camps after unprecedented floods ravaged Kerala state in southwest India.  Read more...
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27 Aug 2018 – I write to you with a profound sense of sorrow and pain. The revelations of 70 years of the abuse of children and minors by priests in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania — and how these crimes were handled by the bishops — have troubled me greatly.  Read more...
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23 Aug 2018 – NEW YORK — Catholic Near East Welfare Association has released $67,000 in emergency aid to help some 4,000 families cope with the flooding that has devastated much of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala.  Read more...
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20 Aug 2018 – COCHIN, India (CNS) — The Catholic Church has joined relief efforts as unprecedented floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc in India’s Kerala state, killing about 370 people within a week.  Read more...


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