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  • Aleppo friar says learn about Syria, keep an open mind

    Aleppo friar says learn about Syria, keep an open mind

    • Jan 8, 2017

    As he studies elsewhere and awaits ordination, Franciscan Brother George Jamal still dreams of one day returning home and helping the youth of Syria and those who have faced the decision to leave. But he knows it will be difficult. He says, “I lost my past. I have my past in my memory.”

  • How will U.S. policy affect Middle East’s Christians in 2017?

    How will U.S. policy affect Middle East’s Christians in 2017?

    • Jan 8, 2017

    “Most Americans, if you ask them, are quite supportive of federal aid, and they think it’s about 20 percent of the federal budget. When you ask them how much it should be, they think, not that much, about 10 percent. When you tell them that it’s less than 1 percent of the budget, they’re shocked,” said Stephen M. Colecchi, director of the Office of International Justice and Peace at the USCCB.

  • Infant safe after being found abandoned at Minnesota cathedral

    Infant safe after being found abandoned at Minnesota cathedral

    • Jan 6, 2017

    When he first saw the basket with a blanket on top, the custodian thought someone had left laundry on the steps to the church foyer. He then heard a noise from the basket and thought it might be a puppy. When he removed the blanket, he saw the baby’s face.