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Pope urges Eastern Catholic bishops to promote ecumenism

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CNS photo/Vatican Media Pope Francis greets bishops from Eastern Catholic churches during a meeting at the Vatican Sept. 14, 2019. Meeting some 40 bishops serving in Europe, the pope praised them for their fidelity to Rome and encouraged them to be more active in seeking Christian unity. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See POPE-EASTERN-CATHOLICS Sept. 16, 2019.…

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Pope blesses icon for the people of Syria

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• Thousands of rosaries blessed by Pope distributed to families By Fionn Shiner and Marta Petrosillo POPE Francis yesterday (Sunday, 15th September) blessed an icon bound for the people of Syria as part of an initiative by a leading Catholic charity to enkindle faith and hope in a country shattered by suffering.…

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Commentary: When deportation is a death sentence

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By Michael Leppert MichaelLeppert.com I only heard the story of Jimmy Aldaoud a couple of days ago. My wife mentioned it to me this week, assuming I knew all about it. Nope, I had missed it completely somehow and that is odd for me. Aldaoud’s story is admittedly one I am naturally drawn to.…

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Christians of Iraq, Where to?

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Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako Worrisome Decline Christians represent an essential component of Iraq. From the dawn of Christianity until the fall of the regime in 2003, they defended the values ??of…

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