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Archbishop Dolan Elected President (Catholic News Service)
17 Nov 2010 – New York Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan said Nov. 16 that he was grateful to be elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops but that being chosen to succeed Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago in the post “was unexpected.”  Read more...
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Lebanese Christians (Catholic News Service)
15 Nov 2010 – Maronite Father Louis Matar believes in miracles, and he believes that if there’s just one Christian left in Lebanon, Christianity will survive in the country.  Read more...
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15 Nov 2010 – The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged the U.S. government to “redouble its efforts to assist Iraqis” in providing safety for its citizens, especially religious minorities.  Read more...
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Lebanese Catholic University (Catholic News Service)
15 Nov 2010 – “Lebanon is not what you see on TV; it’s what you see here,” said Cyrill Reaidy, a marketing major, pointing to his fellow students and the sprawling new mountaintop campus of Notre Dame University-Louaize.  Read more...
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Vatican Letter to Iran (Catholic News Service)
12 Nov 2010 – Respect for each person’s relationship with God is an essential part of building a just social order and real peace, Pope Benedict XVI said in a letter to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  Read more...
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Catholic Hospital in Lebanon (Catholic News Service)
12 Nov 2010 – High on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean, the Franciscan Sisters of the Cross care for 1,000 patients whom no one else in Lebanon seems to be interested in: the mentally ill and the severely mentally handicapped.  Read more...
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Dbayeh Refugee Camp (Catholic News Service)
12 Nov 2010 – The narrow lanes between the concrete block houses in the Dbayeh Refugee Camp are called “Street No. 1,” “Street No. 2,” “Street No. 3” and “Street No. 4.”  Read more...
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09 Nov 2010 – Condemnation of the Oct. 31 attack on Baghdad’s Syrian Catholic cathedral that left 58 people dead and 75 injured has widened to include a cross-section of Christian and Islamic communities.  Read more...


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