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10 May 2011 – At least 12 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in attacks on Orthodox churches in Imbaba, part of metropolitan Cairo.  Read more...
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03 May 2011 – The top church official in Libya said he was praying to Blessed John Paul II for peace and an end to civilian casualties in the North African country.  Read more...
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02 May 2011 – In an unusual move, the Israeli government sent an official delegate to the beatification of Pope John Paul II, choosing a government official who survived the Holocaust because he was entrusted to a Catholic family.  Read more...
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27 Apr 2011 – Saying he came as a “voice of peace,” Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron joined hundreds of religious leaders at a Holy Thursday vigil outside an Islamic center to condemn intolerance and hatred toward Muslims.  Read more...
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26 Apr 2011 – In the Old City of Jerusalem, several hundred Catholic pilgrims from around the world gathered for the Easter Vigil at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.  Read more...
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Pope Prays for Peace on Easter (Catholic News Service)
26 Apr 2011 – In an Easter blessing to the world, Pope Benedict XVI prayed that Christ’s resurrection may open paths of “freedom, justice and peace” for troubled populations of the Middle East and Africa.  Read more...
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26 Apr 2011 – A bomb exploded outside Sacred Heart Church in Baghdad April 24 after the Easter Masses had finished and parishioners had gone home.  Read more...
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26 Apr 2011 – In a letter to a leading rabbi, Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento stressed the need to “purposefully remember” the Holocaust to ensure that “never again will such dark evil prevail.”  Read more...


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