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Bishop Bambera urges prayers for peace after attack on Coptic Christians

Bishop Bambera urges prayers for peace after attack on Coptic Christians

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the wake of a gunman’s attack on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo Dec. 29, killing at least nine people, a U.S. bishop urged Catholics to “pray for peace in Egypt and the Middle East and for all victims of religious and political hatred.”

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Spokesman: Tight security is ‘new normal’ as pope heads to Egypt

Spokesman: Tight security is ‘new normal’ as pope heads to Egypt

| Carol Glatz | April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Burke said that after Pope Francis’ private meeting with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, at the patriarch’s residence April 28, the two leaders will go together to the nearby church of Sts. Peter and Paul, which had been bombed during a Sunday Mass in Decem

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Priests, worshippers stop attack at Nazareth basilica

Priests, worshippers stop attack at Nazareth basilica

| December 21, 2016 | 13 Comments

Priests and worshippers thwarted an attack by a man armed with sticks in the lower grotto of the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth, Israel, Dec. 18.

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U.S. bishops speak out against attack in Turkey

U.S. bishops speak out against attack in Turkey

| June 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

Following the June 28 terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport in Turkey, the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference and Chicago’s archbishop issued statements emphasizing the need to find comfort in faith and show support the suffering with prayer and generosity.

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In Pictures – June 19, 2014

In Pictures – June 19, 2014

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

PRIEST ATTACK
REFUGEE CAMP

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