Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Strange Coexistence in Iraq

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Armed guards will inspect you as you enter a church, but Muslims are perfectly welcome to pray there SULAIMANI, Iraq (CNS) — On a sunny afternoon in this quiet city in northern Iraq, a young veiled Muslim woman from Baghdad kneels to pray — at a Catholic church.…

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Pope expresses gratitude for retiring Maronite Patriarch

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Beirut, Lebanon, (CNA).- Pope Benedict XVI has written a personal letter to the retiring Cardinal Patriarch of Lebanon’s Maronite Catholic Church, thanking him for his “service for the greater glory of God and the good of all his faithful.”…

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