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Pray for Beirut: Pope Francis sends large donation to aid Lebanon after devastating explosion Watch

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The massive and devastating Beirut explosion on August 4, 2020 injured thousands of people near Beirut's port, killed 137 people and left ... continue reading


How Franciscans in Syria are helping kids heal from war trauma Watch

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As a wartime missionary priest in Aleppo, Fr. Firas Lufti witnessed the trauma endured by a generation of Syrian children who have spent ... continue reading


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Church of the Nativity closed over coronavirus fears Watch

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Palestinian's tourism ministry closed Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity on Thursday over coronavirus fears. Foreigners were also banned ... continue reading


Bishops propose Arab World Youth Day for Middle East Catholics Watch

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Bishops from the Middle East have proposed a regional youth gathering similar to World Youth Day for young Catholics from Syria to Somalia. ... continue reading


Kidnapped Nigerian priest has been released

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The Nigerian priest who was abducted by gunmen last week has been freed. Fr. Nicholas Oboh was kidnapped last week in the southwest region ... continue reading


Days before attack, Nigerian bishop warned of poor protection for Christians Watch

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Just days before a suspected Islamist militant attack killed 30 people in Nigeria, a prominent bishop in the country lamented what he saw ... continue reading


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Nigerian archbishop: Seminarian's killing shows government's security failure Watch

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Following the death of an 18-year-old seminarian in Nigeria at the hands of his kidnappers, the Archbishop of Lagos urged government ... continue reading


Amid protests, Iraqi archbishop calls for 'equal rights and dignity' for Christians Watch

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Iraqi Christians must take an active role in the country's future if they want a unified, multi-religious Iraq, the Archbishop of Erbil ... continue reading


Amid protests, Iraqi archbishop calls for 'equal rights and dignity' for Christians Watch

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Iraqi Christians must take an active role in the country's future if they want a unified, multi-religious Iraq, the Archbishop of Erbil ... continue reading


Trump and Netanyahu propose two-state plan for Israel-Palestine peace Watch

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President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed a new peace plan for the Middle East on Tuesday. The plan ... continue reading


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