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  • Iraqi Christians brave heat to demand help from United Nations

    MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- Iraqi Christian refugees braved temperatures as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit to demand that the United Nations intervene to protect them from persecution by Islamist militants. Sahar Mansour, a Chaldean Catholic who fled ...

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  • Iraqi Christians brave heat to demand help from United Nations

    MANCHESTER, England (CNS) -- Iraqi Christian refugees braved temperatures as high as 122 degrees Fahrenheit to demand that the United Nations intervene to protect them from persecution by Islamist militants. Sahar Mansour, a Chaldean Catholic who fled ...

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  • Family, nuncio in Syria plead for news about kidnapped Jesuit

    ROME (CNS) -- On the eve of the first anniversary of the presumed kidnapping of an Italian Jesuit in Syria, his family posted a video on YouTube pleading for news about his whereabouts. "We would like to once again hold him in our arms; however, we ...

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  • For some Mideast Catholics, church is anchor of hope amid violence

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) -- As the death toll in Gaza surpasses 1,000, violent demonstrations in the West Bank leave dead and wounded, and an entire Christian community is exiled from the Iraqi city of Mosul by Islamic extremists, Christians in the ...

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  • Meeting 200 Pentecostals, pope renews friendship, talks unity

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- His voice breaking with emotion, Giovanni Traettino, a Pentecostal pastor in southern Italy and longtime friend of Pope Francis, welcomed the pope, "my beloved brother," to his partially built church in Caserta. Pope Francis said ...

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