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Interfaith leaders committed to peace at Assisi summit

Muslim, Jewish, Christian and Buddhist religious leaders applauded the “Spirit of Assisi” in interreligious meetings launched by Pope St. John Paul II thirty years ago in the Italian hill town. 

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Pope Francis meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Pope Francis on Thursday welcomed the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan. Abu Dhabi is one of seven emirates that constitute the United Arab Emirates

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Knights of Columbus: “The next US president must aid persecuted Christians”

Washington D.C., Sep 12, 2016 - Christians can’t be second-class citizens if they are to remain in the Middle East, and the next United States administration will need to stand up

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Middle East Council of Churches Reconvenes

amman, 6 september 2016 – leaders and delegates from the member churches that constitute the four families of the middle east council of churches (mecc) gathered in amman, jordan for its

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Christian charity restores hope to displaced Iraqi Christians who lost everything

Thousands of displaced Christians in Iraq are being helped to rebuild their lives by a leading Christian charity. International Christian Concern is reporting how it has helped families rebuild lives and

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Will Egypt take step towards religious freedom with new law?

Cairo, Egypt, Aug 30, 2016 - Christians in Egypt are hoping that a new law will make it easier for them to build churches, particularly after old laws effectively forced Christians

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Archbishop Pizzaballa ordained in Bergamo: “I want to be a bishop for all”

BERGAMO – The Church of the Holy Land and Bergamo united in joy and thanksgiving this Saturday, September 10, 2016, when Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin

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Middle East Council of Churches convenes

The Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) held its 11th General Assembly this week, bringing leaders from regional churches together to pursue a unified ecclesiastical voice in the midst of

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Protecting Christian presence an obligation for Muslims, too — Theophilos

AMMAN — Orthodox Church Patriarch Theophilos III has stressed the important role Christian leaders can play to encourage the Christian presence in the Middle East saying it is not only

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Current situation motivated us to unite — Patriarch Twal

AMMAN — Patriarch of the Latin Church in Jerusalem Fouad Twal said on Tuesday that ongoing violence and distress in the Middle East is the reason why the Middle East

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