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16 Feb 2018 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — If Christians in the Middle East are going to be “honest” with their Muslim dialogue partners, said Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, Muslims will have to acknowledge that the persecution of Christians in the region did not start with the Islamic State’s rise to power in 2014.  Read more...
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13 Feb 2018 – BEIRUT (CNS) — At the Monastery of St. Francis of Assisi in Bayada, north of Beirut, faithful gathered for Ash Monday Mass in the chapel Feb. 12.  Read more...
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09 Feb 2018 – BANGALORE, India (CNS) — Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, newly elected president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, expressed “anguish” over increasing threats to pluralism in the country.  Read more...
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08 Feb 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Though not as fast as a speeding bullet, “Superpope” will fly across the world, gathering autographs of sports stars and eventually being auctioned off to raise money for the pope’s charity.  Read more...
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07 Feb 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis called for prayers to end the “shameful scourge” of human trafficking.  Read more...
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06 Feb 2018 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — At the forefront of the immigration battle in the U.S., few Catholic Church leaders have been as physically present in supporting the most vulnerable in that group as Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey.  Read more...
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05 Feb 2018 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Vatican Feb. 5 for a private discussion that included the status of Jerusalem and the need to achieve peace in the Middle East through dialogue and respect for human rights.  Read more...


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