Patriarch to consecrate the Middle East to the Immaculate Heart

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The head of the Maronite Church is to consecrate Lebanon and the whole of the Middle East to the Immaculate Heart of Mary during a pilgrimage to Fatima. The act of consecration by Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai will take place during a Eucharistic liturgy on Sunday, according to Fides news agency. It will mark the

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Christians, Egypt, ISIS, religion, suicide bombing, terrorism

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Cardinal Vincent Nichols has crowned a statue of Our Lady of Fátima in the centenary year of her appearance, and re-consecrated England and Wales to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. At a packed Westminster Cathedral, filled to its 3,000 capacity and with large crowds spilling into the plaza, Cardinal Nichols led the prayer of consecration,

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Catholic missionaries choose to stay in South Sudan despite attack on foreign aid workers

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While most expatriate aid workers left South Sudan after a brutal attack on foreigners in the capital, a group of Catholic missionaries have chosen to stay. “We stayed because we are committed to the ordinary people who are suffering so much,” La Sallian Christian Brother Bill Firman, director of Solidarity with South Sudan, said in

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