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25 Feb 2011 – Cardinal John P. Foley is keeping a watchful eye on the revolution in Egypt and other nations in the Middle East, despite his recent retirement and resignation as grand master of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.  Read more...
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Middle East Leaders Discuss Democracy (Catholic News Service)
24 Feb 2011 – The political changes spreading across North Africa and the Middle East show the people’s desire for democracy and equality, said Christian and Muslim leaders,  Read more...
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24 Feb 2011 – The president of Catholic Bishops Conference of India added his voice to the rising tide of critics of a controversial report that cleared Hindu fundamentalists, police and local government leaders of a series of attacks on Christian targets in September 2008.  Read more...
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Gaza Church Nurtures Hope (Catholic News Service)
23 Feb 2011 – The only Catholic church in the Gaza Strip is alive and well, despite an Israeli blockade of the besieged Palestinian enclave and the tight cultural and political control exercised by Gaza’s Islamist government.  Read more...
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Indian Priest Dies (Catholic News Service)
22 Feb 2011 – A Syro-Malabar Catholic priest who had a role in the 2008 canonization of St. Alphonsa Muttathupandathu, India’s first woman saint, was killed while trying to save a parish worker who had become entangled in a power line.  Read more...
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Indian Bishops Lead Sit-In Protest (Catholic News Service)
22 Feb 2011 – Nineteen Catholic and Protestant bishops staged a sit-in to protest the findings of a report that cleared Hindu fundamentalists of a series of attacks on Christian targets in southern Karnataka state in September 2008.  Read more...
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Update on Iraq (Catholic News Service)
18 Feb 2011 – The success of a nonviolent revolution in Egypt is one of “multiple signs of spring in the North African winter,” an expert on the Middle East told participants in a Catholic forum on peace and justice Feb. 12.  Read more...
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Vatican Expresses Hope For Egypt (Catholic News Service)
15 Feb 2011 – The Vatican’s ambassador to Egypt said he hoped the country’s future would include greater social justice and greater freedom for all of the country’s people.  Read more...


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