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The Patriarchs of the Middle East met to discuss the situations facing Christians in the region, particularly those who have been displaced due to conflict. Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai presided over the meeting which was held on Tuesday, January 27th. It concluded with a statement in which the Patriarchs urged...read more
Articles from section "Conflicts, War and Terrorism"
In the wake of the anti-Christian violence that heavily affected the Church in recent days, the bishops of Niger reaffirmed their friendship with the Muslim community. In a letter addressed …read more
Hindu extremists have set fire to and destroyed a Church in a small Christian village in Southern India. According to Fides, a small Protestant church built with bamboo and straw in Tadur, …read more
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A Nigerian bishop fears that the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram will conquer the northeast of the country before the end of elections. In an interview with Fides, Bishop Dashe Doeme of …read more
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) denounced "all forms of violence against human life" following a clash between police forces and Islamic extremists on January 25th. …read more