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21 Jul 2011 – Catholic and Anglican leaders have challenged Christians to find new ways to establish lasting peace in the Holy Land, including changing the nature of pilgrimages.   Read more...
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Tunisia’s Catholics Support Democracy (Catholic News Service)
18 Jul 2011 – Tunisia’s tiny Catholic community prays for the country’s transition to democracy and hopes that the nation will embrace full religious freedom, said Archbishop Maroun Lahham of Tunis.  Read more...
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18 Jul 2011 – Archbishop Cyrille Bustros will bring years of experience working with Muslims to his new job as Melkite Catholic archbishop of Beirut.  Read more...
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A New Maronite Chapel in Washington (Catholic News Service)
18 Jul 2011 – The Maronite Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. has commissioned the construction of a new chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Lebanon in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.  Read more...
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Video: “First Take: Vatican” (Catholic News Service)
18 Jul 2011 – The Vatican is establishing diplomatic relations with predominantly Muslim Malaysia. The pope has appealed for urgent aid to drought-stricken East Africa.  Read more...
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15 Jul 2011 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Indian bishops called for unity in the country’s fight against terrorism a day after three bombs in Mumbai left at least 17 people dead and more than 140 injured.   Read more...
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13 Jul 2011 – CNEWA’s regional director for Palestine and Israel, Sami El-Yousef, reports that the number of faithful in the region has stabilized and may even be increasing.  Read more...
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08 Jul 2011 – On 12 June, Turks elected the country’s first Christian deputy, Mr. Erol Dora, to the Ankara parliament (Meclis), literally making him Turkey’s “First Christian.”  Read more...


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