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Three Temples and a Pilgrim: The inconsistencies of President Trump's Trip

 05/26/2017 - 08:56
US President Donald Trump prays outside the Wailing Wall during his visit to Jerusalem, Israel. EFE / Ronen Zvulun

Donald Trump’s first trip as President of the United States has begun with a pilgrimage for the most important places for the three religious pillars or the world, between May 20 and 24.

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US President Donald Trump prays outside the Wailing Wall during his visit to Jerusalem, Israel. EFE / Ronen Zvulun

Egypt facing state of emergency after bombings

 04/10/2017 - 04:09
Mourners gather for the funeral for the victims of a bomb explosion at Mar Girgis Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt, 10 April 2017. EPA/MOHAMED HOSSAM
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The President of the United States said Sunday he was sad to hear about the terrorist attacks on two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt and hoped that the Egyptian President will respond in the right way.

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Mourners gather for the funeral for the victims of a bomb explosion at Mar Girgis Coptic church in Tanta, Egypt, 10 April 2017. EPA/MOHAMED HOSSAM

Waiting for Trumpeace

 11/17/2016 - 15:23
At least 6 people died yesterday during a bombing in Douma, in the outskirts of Damascus (Syria). EFE / MOHAMMED BADRA
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Syria used to be the home of 1.5 million Christians before the war. Now there are only 600,000. Most of them flew to Turkey or Lebanon, and they will never come back. Others are among the 200.000 people dead in this cruel civil war. “It’s an open war, but it can be stopped, if there is will”, says Jean Abdou Arbach, Greek-Catholic Archbishop of Homs, in Syria. “Today, all the world powers are in Syria. What does Russia want? What do the Americans want? We must wait and see what is going to be Trump’s political strategy for the Middle East.

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Friday, November 18, 2016 - 4:18am
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At least 6 people died yesterday during a bombing in Douma, in the outskirts of Damascus (Syria). EFE / MOHAMMED BADRA

Remembering a forgotten genocide

 03/16/2015 - 15:49
Photo: "Armenian woman kneeling beside dead child in field" by en:American Committee for Relief in the Near East - from usa gov site.Rights Information: No known restrictions on publication.Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-48100 (b&w film copy neg.) Call Number: LOT 10898 [item] [P&P]Medium: 1 photographic print.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. 

Lent is a time for self-examination and repentance; a time for good spiritual reading and the Sacrament of Penance. It’s also a time for renewing our sense of solidarity with fellow Christians around the world. It’s a moment to remember the witness of so many Christians who’ve died simply because they were Christian.

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 3:27pm
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Photo: "Armenian woman kneeling beside dead child in field" by en:American Committee for Relief in the Near East - from usa gov site.Rights Information: No known restrictions on publication.Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-48100 (b&w film copy neg.) Call Number: LOT 10898 [item] [P&P]Medium: 1 photographic print.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.