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Canadian communities recall friends, relatives killed in Tehran crash

Canadian communities recall friends, relatives killed in Tehran crash

| Andrew Ehrkamp | January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

If grief is a journey, this is the first painful step: searing heartache.

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Prayer vigil pushes for peaceful solution in Iran crisis

Prayer vigil pushes for peaceful solution in Iran crisis

| Mark Pattison | January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The gathering outside the White House after dark Jan. 6 to protest U.S. aggression toward Iran was not nearly as big as a parade two days earlier protesting against the warlike moves. It certainly was not as loud.

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Pope prays for dialogue as tensions mount between U.S., Iran

Pope prays for dialogue as tensions mount between U.S., Iran

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayers for peace as tensions between the United States and Iran escalated following the assassination of a top Iranian general.

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Cardinal fears Iraq could be caught in middle of a U.S.-Iran conflict

Cardinal fears Iraq could be caught in middle of a U.S.-Iran conflict

| By Dale Gavlak | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Cardinal Louis Sako is concerned by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, fearful that his country, Iraq, could be caught in the middle of any potential conflict. It has also made a proposed visit by Pope Francis to Iraq next year uncertain, he said.

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U.S. bishop among nearly 200 faith leaders speaking against war in Iran

U.S. bishop among nearly 200 faith leaders speaking against war in Iran

| Dennis Sadowski | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two Catholic bishops are among nearly 200 faith leaders calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to pursue diplomacy to resolve conflicts with Iran.

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Catholics say diplomacy with North Korea, Iran needed to keep peace

Catholics say diplomacy with North Korea, Iran needed to keep peace

| October 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

More than 750 Catholics called on President Donald Trump and Congress to seek diplomatic solutions to defuse rising tensions between the United States and North Korea and to assure that the U.S. remains a party to the Iran nuclear deal.

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U.S. bishops, Iran religious leaders issue joint declaration

U.S. bishops, Iran religious leaders issue joint declaration

| Mark Pattison | August 25, 2016 | 3 Comments

U.S. Catholic leaders and some of Iran’s top religious figures issued a joint declaration that calls for the end of weapons of mass destruction and of terrorism — and the assigning of blame for terrorist acts to an entire religion.

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