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Profile of a Jordanian Priest (Catholic News Service)
12 Oct 2010 – Driving to the small town of Smakieh, about two hours by bus from the Jordanian capital of Amman, one can see the growing number of tent communities as the region becomes less urban and less populated.  Read more...
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Health Care in Holy Land (Catholic News Service)
07 Oct 2010 – Comboni Sister Alessandra, the administrator of the Italian Hospital in Karak, knows what she’d do if she had a couple of million dollars.  Read more...
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Middle East Synod (Catholic News Service)
04 Oct 2010 – The Vatican is setting the stage for another Synod of Bishops in mid-October, this one aimed at turning a spotlight on the Christian communities of the Middle East.Read more...
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Catholic-Orthodox Commission (Catholic News Service)
30 Sep 2010 – Leading Catholic and Orthodox bishops and theologians met in Vienna to continue their initial discussions on the key issue keeping their churches apart: the role of the bishop of Rome, the pope.  Read more...
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Mideast Peace Talks (Catholic News Service)
30 Sep 2010 – In meetings with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones Sept. 29, more than two dozen Christian, Jewish and Muslim religious leaders voiced support for continuing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.  Read more...
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Iraqi Refugees in Jordan (Catholic News Service)
29 Sep 2010 – AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — Slwan Kehedeer Antoon was his own boss in Mosul, Iraq. He owned a liquor store and a car-rental agency.  Read more...
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17 Aug 2010 – For Toronto Archbishop Thomas Collins, the fate of Iraqi Christians trapped in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon is not just another tough case in an unfair world full of too much heartbreak. For him, the situation is personal.  Read more...
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Orthodox Liturgy in Turkey (Catholic News Service)
17 Aug 2010 – The Turkish government’s decision to allow the Orthodox patriarch to celebrate a liturgy at the ancient Panagia Soumela Monastery near Trabzon was a sign of hope for all members of Turkey’s Christian minority, said a U.S. Jesuit priest.  Read more...


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