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Kids of Armenian descent experience summertime beacon of hope in Beirut

BEIRUT — In the sweltering, crowded Bourj Hammoud district of Beirut, a group of children from poor Christian families have discovered a summertime oasis...

Longing for Christmas peace in the Holy Land

During this wonderful time of the year, when Christians throughout the world focus minds and hearts on the coming of God upon the earth...

Panel: Genocide, wars, indifference will make Mideast Christians extinct

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and international indifference to their plight, according to...

Drought ravages Ethiopian communities, 10 million in need of food

Catholic News Service CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Watching hungry schoolchildren in Ethiopia carefully put away one of the two biscuits they received at a...

Iraqis ask U.S. Catholic leaders to work for peace, ‘don’t forget...

Catholic News Service IRBIL, Iraq — A delegation of U.S. Catholic leaders visiting northern Iraq was challenged to go home and work for peace in...

Pontifical aid agency looks at needs of Lebanon’s refugees

BEIRUT — Officials of a pontifical aid agency said they saw much that needed done in Lebanon, if they could get beyond crisis mode. Economically...

Agency seeks donations to aid Iraqi Christian refugees

NEW YORK — A U.S.-based international Catholic agency July 28 issued a plea for emergency funds to help tens of thousands of Christians forced...

Working to end the madness, restore dignity in the Middle East

Catholic Near East Welfare Association   Catholic Near East Welfare Association works with churches to aid the poor, create dialogue, inspire peace   “The situation on the ground...

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