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Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians

by Father Robin Gibbons © Independent Catholic News – 9th May, 2021 Fr Robin Gibbons writes: At the beginning of St John Paul II’s Apostolic …

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Iraq needs ‘secular’ government says cardinal Sako in FACE webinar

27 APRIL 2021, THE TABLET Christians in Iraq will only be able to live safely and securely if religion is separated from the state, the …

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The future of Christianity in the Middle East – 24th April 2021

This webinar event on the future of Christianity in the Middle East, with the participation of His Beatitude Patriarch Louis Sako and His Eminence Cardinal …

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Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians – 9th May 2021

What is the Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians? The Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians is an annual day of prayer which enables Eastern …

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Future of Christianity in Iraq

Iraqi prelate says secular state is lone survival strategy for Middle East Christians ROME – Perhaps the most authoritative Catholic voice in Iraq has argued …

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UN highlight decade of conflict in Syria

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS. The United Nations release a report warning that no single Syrian family has been left unscathed in the decade long …

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Chaldean Patriarch: It is wrong to expect Pope to solve Iraq’s problems

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS. The Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad urges those writing on social media about Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq to be …

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Cardinal Sandri invokes intercession of St Maron for Lebanon

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS. The Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches asks for the intercession of St Maron for crisis-hit Lebanon. By …

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Pope Francis’ programme for Apostolic Visit to Iraq announced.

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS .   The Holy See’s Press Office announces Pope Francis’ schedule for his upcoming Apostolic Visit to Iraq from March 5 – …

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Pope Francis on Human Fraternity: We are all born of the same Father.

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS . Pope Francis highlights the theme of fraternity in a video message for the first International Day of Human Fraternity celebrated on …

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This is why His Holiness Pope Francis will go to Iraq

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS Father Rif’at Bader, Director of The Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM), provides historical and contextual background to Pope …

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Bishop Yaldo: Pope’s visit to Iraq an immense joy for Christians

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS If plans go ahead, Pope Francis will become the first pontiff to visit Iraq, when he visits the Muslim majority …

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Cardinal Sako: the Pope comes to encourage Christians to remain in the Middle East

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS Pope Francis will visit Iraq from 5 to 8 March 2021, his first Apostolic Journey since November 2019. Cardinal Louis …

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Fr Jamal Khader: “We need to keep hope alive” in Palestine

It is easy to feel despair of the unjust situation for the Palestinians, who are experiencing daily humiliation, annexation of land, growing settlements, land grabbing …

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Syrian refugees hit hard by COVID-19 economic downturn

PUBLISHED COURTESY OF VATICAN NEWS he United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) notes that the economic downturn has pushed hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in …

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