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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"
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. The bishop whose diocese in northeast Nigeria has been hardest hit by Boko Haram wants Western governments to commit …read more
This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. -- The Vatican’s diplomatic representative in Iraq, Archbishop Giorgio Lingua, is cautiously optimistic that the …read more
Kenyan police who tear-gassed schoolchildren protesting the closure of a playground has caused an international uproar. Children, teachers and activists were demonstrating after the …read more
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Even poverty and deprivation "are destabilizing" the Middle East, because "there cannot be peace where there is underdevelopment". These were the words of Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros …read more