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03 Sep 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Catholics joined others in protesting Israel’s extension of its security wall, further dividing Palestinians and Israelis, Pope Francis gave Israeli President Reuven Rivlin a tangible sign of his hopes for peace.  Read more...
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02 Sep 2015 – NEW DELHI (CNS) — The Catholic Church in India supported some 150 million workers on a nationwide strike that shut down factories, banks, traffic and government offices across India on 2 September.  Read more...
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31 Aug 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — ”Do something to put a stop to the violence and oppression,” Pope Francis asked the international community after calling attention once again to the fate of persecuted Christians, especially in the Middle East.  Read more...
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31 Aug 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis joined Austrian church leaders in praying for the 71 refugees found dead in an abandoned truck near Vienna and he condemned the smuggling of migrants as an offense “against the whole human family.”  Read more...
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10 Aug 2015 – Salt + Light Television interviewed Carl Hétu, national director of CNEWA Canada on August 3, 2015, where he discussed Middle East Christians and his meeting with Pope Francis.  Read more...
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06 Aug 2015 – NEW YORK — One year after ISIS extremists stormed the villages of the Nineveh Plain in the middle of the night, driving out more than 120,000 Christians, most of those who fled remain in their places of exile.  Read more...
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22 Jul 2015 – JERUSALEM (CNS) — Christians in the Middle East are facing difficulties ranging from “bad” to “less bad,” said Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem.  Read more...
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21 Jul 2015 – MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — When the Islamic State overran the Iraqi town of Qaraqosh last August, one of the priests there jumped into his car and joined the exodus of Christians on the road east in the hope of reaching the safety of Kurdish-controlled territory.  Read more...


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