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Trappist Monastery Near Jerusalem Vandalized
Catholic News Service (6 September 2012)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — Vandals burned the door of a Trappist monastery outside Jerusalem and spray- painted a wall with the names of illegal Israeli outposts, one of which had been evacuated two days earlier.

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"Why Are They Taking It Out on Christians?"
John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter has some analysis and context on the recently vandalized Trappist monastery near Jerusalem.

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