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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


Four aid workers missing in Iraq Watch

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Four men working in Iraq for the French humanitarian organization SOS Chretiens d'Orient went missing last week in Baghdad. Baghdad, Iraq, ... continue reading



Pope Francis and Iraqi president discuss securing a future for Christians Watch

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Pope Francis met Saturday with Iraqi President Barham Salih, and discussed the need to secure the future of Iraq's deep-rooted Christian ... continue reading


Making a Difference: War with Iran -- not a Catholic option

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"Two wrongs don't make a right." Just think how much better each one of us and the world would be, if we held fast to this morally ... continue reading


1 of 4 kidnapped Nigerian seminarians released after suffering serious injuries Watch

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A Nigerian seminarian who was abducted this month was freed by his kidnappers after 10 days in captivity. Three seminarians kidnapped with ... continue reading


Gaza Exodus: Helping Christians caught in a crisis Watch

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With fewer than 1,000 Christians in a population of 1.8 million, the Christian population in Palestine's Gaza Strip today is less than half ... continue reading


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Archbishop Warda: US-Iran tensions threaten Iraq's Christian communities Watch

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After Iran attacked an air base in Erbil early Wednesday, the Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil said the current tensions between Iran and the ... continue reading


Archbishop Gomez urges prayers for peace amid Iran tensions Watch

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Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has urged Catholics to pray for peace during amid ... continue reading


Have our prayers worked? USA and Iran back down from war Watch

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Our prayers have worked! The United States and Iran are backing down from war.  LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - The prayers of ... continue reading


Pope Francis prays for 176 victims of Iran plane crash Watch

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Pope Francis has offered his prayers for the souls of the 176 passengers of a Ukrainian International Airlines flight, who died when the ... continue reading


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