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  • Ending Syria’s war may be easier than rebuilding Christian/Muslim trust

    Ending Syria’s war may be easier than rebuilding Christian/Muslim trust

    Although a bloody conflict in Syria is still smoldering after six long years, bringing it to an end may prove less complicated than going back to the relatively trusting relationships that once existed in the country between Muslims and Christians. Many Syrian Christian refugees say that having watched their Muslim neighbors join in attacking them, it’s impossible to imagine that they’ll ever be able to trust them again.

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  • Why all of us have a rooting interest in seeing Lebanon succeed

    Why all of us have a rooting interest in seeing Lebanon succeed

    Lebanon’s a small place, home to just over six million people, but it’s a living laboratory experiment for three of the world’s mega-challenges today: Pluralism, with perhaps the most resilient and certainly most nationally influential Christian population in the Middle East; Christian/Muslim relations, with the good, the bad, and even the surreal; and the refugee crisis, with more new arrivals per capita than any place on earth.

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  • Nigeria: Catholic group casts NGO bill as attempt to promote Islam

    Nigeria: Catholic group casts NGO bill as attempt to promote Islam

    A proposed new law in Nigeria would allow the government to exercise control over projects implemented by NGOs. The leader of Caritas Nigeria has raised an alarm, noting that under Nigerian law, religious groups are incorporated as NGOs. The debate is happening during heightening religious tension in the country, which is almost evenly divided between Muslims and Christians.

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