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Under patronage of St. Joseph, parish priest restarts schooling for students in Gaza

Some young people from Gaza during study aid activities in a gazebo inside the compound of the Latin Parish of the Holy Family. Beginning June 10, 2024, about 150 children and teenagers ages 4 to 17 who are sheltering in...

Crusader treasure unveiled: Medieval altar found in Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. / Credit: Jorge Lascar via Flickr (CC BY 2.0) CNA Newsroom, Jul 17, 2024 / 14:05 pm (CNA). Researchers have unearthed a Crusader-era altar in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher in a serendipitous...

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Faith amid bombs: Priests minister to Christians in border towns of Lebanon and Israel

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Catholics in Africa want Nigeria withdrawn from ‘pro-LGBT, pro-abortion’ Samoa agreement

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Bishop Zaidan condemns ‘any targeting of civilians’ at Holy Family School in Gaza

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Different paths to same vocation: Twin brothers ordained priests in Aleppo, Syria

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Latin Patriarchate condemns reported raid by Israeli forces on Gaza Catholic school

Palestinians stand on the rubble and debris of the Latin Patriarchate Holy Family School...

Bishops in East Africa commit to creating ‘safe, nurturing church environment’ for minors

Members of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern...

St. Monica Widows: a Catholic apostolate to reduce polygamy in Kenya

The Archdiocese of Kisumu has formed a group called “St....

Christians face ‘devastating’ persecution under Pakistani blasphemy laws, expert says

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Novena for peace in the Near East announced for Christians, innocents in region

An emergency novena will take place between July 16-24, including...

Israeli embassy criticizes Holy Land Catholic leaders for statement on ‘just war’

An Israeli army convoy leaves the Gaza Strip as seen...

Catholic bishops in Sudan: ‘Fabric of Sudanese society has been torn apart’

The president of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SCBC), Cardinal...

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