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Eastern Catholics Offer Much to U.S. Church
Catholic News Service (16 May 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While their numbers are small and their material resources are few, members of the Eastern Catholic churches in the United States have much to offer the country in terms of their fidelity to Christ despite persecution and their deeply religious cultures, said Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches.

Follow the Money: Cardinal Says ISIS Conflict Is Not About Religion
Catholic News Service (10 September 2014)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The conflict in which Islamic State fighters are driving out Christians and other minorities must not be seen as a war between Islam and Christianity, said the head of the Vatican Congregation for Eastern Churches.

Cardinal: Stability in Middle East Must Include Israel, Palestine
Catholic News Service (30 April 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Peace in the Middle East will need an abundant flow of mercy, without which pockets of “power gone mad,” such as Islamic State, “will multiply,” warned Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Churches.

Cardinal Visits Northern Iraq to Convey Pope’s Concern for Displaced
Catholic News Service (7 May 2015)
ERBIL, Iraq (CNS) — The head of the Vatican’s Congregation for Eastern Churches visited Iraq to convey Pope Francis’ blessing and concern for church officials and the displaced living and working in difficult circumstances.

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