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Pope Visits Lebanon
Catholic News Service (31 August 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When Pope Benedict XVI travels to Lebanon Sept. 14-16 — assuming spillover from the civil war in neighboring Syria doesn’t force a last-minute cancellation of the trip — his purpose will be above all pastoral; and, as usual for papal trips, most of his remarks will focus on the spiritual.

Pope Sends $1 Million in Aid for Syria
Catholic News Service (8 November 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Instability and increasing violence in Syria have prompted Pope Benedict XVI to cancel the planned visit to the war-torn nation by a delegation of cardinals and bishops.

Syrian Archbishops Support Russian Military Intervention
Catholic News Service (9 October 2015)
MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — Two Syrian archbishops expressed approval for Russian airstrikes against rebel groups in their country.

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