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Newark Archdiocese Defends Welcoming of LGBT Pilgrimage

Last edited 20th June 2017

Last month Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark welcomed a pilgrimage of self-identified LGBT pilgrims, with an archdiocesan spokesman saying it should be seen in the context of welcoming everyone, not as archdiocese sponsorship of the event.

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Some the Bible, others the Quran... Together they pray in a center for elders in Lebanon

Last edited 13th June 2017

These are senior citizens of the villages of Kefraya in Lebanon. Many of them go days without visits from anyone and others are living alone because their children left to build a future. Therefore, for them to come to this meeting in the center of the Order of Malta is the highlight of their week.

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Muslims and Christians Unite to Rebuild Mosul Monastery

Last edited 5th June 2017

As government forces pry apart the Islamic State's three yearlong grip on Mosul, Muslims and Christians have united to rebuild a damaged monastery.

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The First Catholic church in 60 years is Being Built in Cuba

Last edited 19th May 2017

Funded by a parish in Florida, a new Catholic church is being built in Cuba and is the first the island nation has seen in 60 years.

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First Medjugorje Apparitions ‘Were Real’, Vatican Commission Reportedly Found

Last edited 17th May 2017

The commission was apparently much more sceptical of the later apparitions

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Syrian Sister: There is Still Solidarity and Coexistence Between Christians and Muslims

Last edited 16th May 2017

Sister Carol has received a prestigious award. It is the award granted by the US government to women who have displayed a tremendous amount of courage in extreme situations.

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Vatican Cricket Paves the Way for Pope's Trip to Fatima Through Inter-religious Games

Last edited 11th May 2017

The Vatican Cricket team has returned from Fatima where they participated in an interfaith tournament with teams of other religions, such as Muslims, Hindus and Jews. They say that they want to align their mission with the inter-religious mission of Pope Francis, both on and off the field.

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$100m Blow to Catholic Schools

Last edited 4th May 2017

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) has sounded the alarm on a controversial formula at the heart of the changes that could slow the growth in funding to the sector to just 1.9 per cent after 2021, fuelling concerns that threaten to divide the Coalition backbench ahead of a partyroom “showdown” on Tuesday.

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Christians in Iraq to Walk More Than 80 Miles for Peace

Last edited 3rd April 2017

The walk will take place during Holy Week and will begin with a Palm Sunday Mass in Irbil

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9 Things You Need to Know About Palm (Passion) Sunday by Jimmy Akin

Last edited 3rd April 2017

Palm Sunday--or is it Passion Sunday?--marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day commemorates not one but two very significant events in the life of Christ.

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