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Nagaland to get its Christian university open to everyone
The North East Christian University is an initiative of the Council of Baptist Churches of North East India. American donors will bear most of the costs with courses set to start in 2018. About 90 per cent of the state’s population is Christian.
05/10/2010 MIDDLE EAST
Christians in the Middle East: a meeting at PIME in Milan
On the eve of the Synod, a round table with figures from the Middle East: Mgr. Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar of Arabia, Mgr. Giacinto-Marcuzzo Boulos, Vicar of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Israel; Arlette Samman, head of the Focolare Movement for Lebanon. Appointment for October 9 at PIME Milan in via Mosé Bianchi 94.
23/10/2010 VATICAN - MIDDLE EAST
Synod for the Middle East: a Message to the People of God
Approved at the end of the synod assemblies, the text (presented here in full) is rich in ideas: the sad political situation in the Middle East, and the fatigue of Churches, emigration and the Diaspora, the desire to build a society with Jews and Muslims based on full equality of citizens, condemnation of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and anti-Christianity, the appeal to the UN and the international community to ensure peace in the conflict between Israel and Palestine, in Lebanon, in Iraq.
03/05/2010 VATICAN-MIDDLE EAST
Synod for the Middle East to strengthen the Christian identity and promote ecumenism
Benedict XVI will deliver the Instrumentum Laboris to pastors of churches in the Middle East during his next trip to Cyprus. This was announced by the secretariat of the synod as a " valuable opportunity to also examine the religious and social situation, to give Christians a clear vision of how to be active witnesses of Christ in the context of a Muslim-majority society” .
06/06/2010 VATICAN-CYPRUS-MIDDLE EAST
Pope: Synod to reinforce solidarity among Christians of the Middle East
Benedict XVI delivers the Instrumentum Laboris to the synodal assembly. Memory of Msgr. Padovese. The international community must work to end conflicts in the region, rather than "lead to an increased shedding of blood." For Christians, artisans of reconciliation, both recognized the freedom of religion.
Synod for Middle East Churches: the common commitment of Iraqi Catholics and Orthodox
From May 26 to 27, priests and bishops of the Eastern Churches met in Sulaymaniyah in Kurdistan to discuss the common challenges of Catholics and Orthodox in view of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East. Main theme of the meeting, the exodus of Christians that affects both communities and is ignored by the West.
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