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Knights Call for Action to Protect Syrian, Iraq Christians, Others

Carl Anderson, CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Knights of Columbus urged the U.S. to address the on-going crisis of Christian and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq. In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global … Continue reading

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The Long Lent of Christians in Syria

A message from the Maronite Archbishop of Damascus is worth pondering.  You can read it here on Sr. Anne Flanagan’s blog. It’s interesting to note the response of the Christians in Syria.  They are busy healing and comforting, and their … Continue reading

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U.S. Catholic Bishops Oppose Obama’s Use of Military Force in Syria

President Obama shouldn’t resort to military intervention in Syria. That’s the message conveyed by the President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the USCCB’s Committee on International Justice and Peace, said in a letter to President Obama. Instead, … Continue reading

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When You Pray for Peace on Saturday, What Will You Pray?

Pope Francis has called on us to pray and fast for peace this Saturday, Oct. 7 — for peace in Syria, peace in the Mideast and peace in the world. That’s an appropriate day to pray for peace, because it … Continue reading

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Pope’s Call for Fasting, Prayer Endorsed by U.S. Catholic Leaders

In the wake of Pope Francis’s call for the world’s Catholics to a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, the Middle East and the world, leaders of U.S Catholics urged the faithful to embrace the Holy Father’s … Continue reading

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‘Let Your ‘Yes’ Be ‘Yes,’ and Your ‘No’ Mean ‘No’

There was a shocking paragraph on the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal. The Journal notes that although the White House authorized the CIA in June to help arm moderates fighting the Assad regime in Syria, no weapons have … Continue reading

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