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Bishops Urge For Peace In The Holy Land (Catholic News Service)
18 Jan 2011 – Bishops who spent five days meeting about the Holy Land urged the international community to continue to work toward peace and be aware of problems faced by Christians in the region.  Read more...
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13 Jan 2011 – The Vatican’s foreign minister met with Egypt’s ambassador to the Vatican after her government called her back to Cairo for consultations.   Read more...
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11 Jan 2011 – Religious freedom and religious diversity are not threats to society and should not be a source of conflict, Pope Benedict XVI told diplomats from around the world.  Read more...
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05 Jan 2011 – Leaders of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt said a deadly attack against Christian worshipers was an act of political destabilization and a sign of the increasingly radical “Islamization” of the country.  Read more...
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Church Bombing In Egypt (Catholic News Service)
04 Jan 2011 – An Egyptian Orthodox leader said he had received many messages of support from Muslims after a Jan. 1 church bombing that killed about two dozen people.  Read more...
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04 Jan 2011 – Opening 2011 with a strong call for religious liberty, Pope Benedict XVI condemned deadly attacks against Christians and announced a new interfaith meeting next fall in Assisi, Italy.  Read more...
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29 Dec 2010 – Carl Hétu, National Director of CNEWA Canada, was interviewed by Marc Montgomery of the Radio Canada International show The Link discussing the subdued nature of Christmas celebrations in Iraq.  Read more...
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22 Dec 2010 – In his annual Christmas message, Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem thanked Pope Benedict XVI for convening the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East in October, noting that the gathering had stressed the importance of ecumenical and interreligious dialogue and condemned all forms of religious fundamentalism.  Read more...


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