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The Lebanese saint who unites Christians and Muslims

Annaya, Lebanon, Jan 10, 2019 / 03:16 am (CNA).- St. Charbel Makhlouf is known in Lebanon for the miraculous healings of those who visit his tomb to seek his intercession – both Christians and Muslims. “St. Charbel has no geographic or confessional limits. Nothing is impossible for [his intercession] and …

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Egypt: of Christmas, Christians and counterterrorism

Egypt (SAT7/MNN) — Days after an explosion killed three tourists and their Egyptian guide, the president of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El Sisi ordered the creation of a committee to tackle “sectarian incidents”. Mary Joseph, Communications Officer for SAT-7 Egypt*, described the incident in this statement:  The terrorist attack on a …

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Christians Celebrate Epiphany Across Europe

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Christians across Europe celebrated Epiphany on Sunday, with worshippers plunging into icy waters and parades being held in Poland and elsewhere. At the Vatican, Pope Francis marked the Epiphany feast day by urging people to follow the path of “humble love” and care for those who …

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'All-Out War Against Religious Minorities': Faith Leaders Expose China's Brutal Persecution of Christians

China is tightening its grip on the country’s Christians through repeated efforts to persecute and silence the Church. Chinese believers are being rounded up, imprisoned and some even tortured for their faith. In addition, government officials are removing crosses from churches, burning Bibles and demolishing church buildings. “Churches have been …

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