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Day of Prayer for Eastern Christians

Fr Robin Gibbons writes: At the beginning of St John Paul II’s Apostolic letter, Orientale Lumen of May 2nd 1995, this phrase appears: ‘…we believe that the venerable and ancient tradition of the Eastern Churches is an integral part of the heritage of Christ’s Church, the first need for Catholics is to be familiar with that …

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The Future of Christianity in the Middle East: Saturday 24th April

On behalf of the Catholic foundation Fellowship and Aid to the Christians of the East(FACE), I am very pleased to invite you to attend our webinar on The Future of Christianity in the Middle East, with the participation of:  His Beatitude Louis Raphaël Cardinal Sako, Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans and head of the Chaldean Catholic Church …

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Easter in Jerusalem: Saturday 3 April

Saturday April 3 | 9am PT | 12pm ET | 7pm Palestine  The first Easter celebration took place in Jerusalem. The Palestinian Christian community has kept the celebration going ever since. Every year on Holy Saturday Palestinians participate in a unique commemoration of the resurrection via a stream of candles from the Church of the …

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Christian Communities with their Backs to the Wall

We are conscious that the world today is a diverse ecological environment in its cultures, economic structures and capacities, political positions, and the religious complexion of its human population. In considering the region of the so called ‘Middle East’ (West Asia) we focus on a part of our world that has been fought over by empires spreading from …

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AGM 2020 Saturday 21st November

The AGM this year will be held by ZOOM and all members will receive the papers in advance and should have received them by October 31st either by post or by e-mail attachment. If not please let Michael, our Membership Secertary, know by e-mailing admin@livingstones.ngo and your e-mail will be forwarded to him. Registration is from 10.30 …

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Christian-Muslim Relations in Syria: Andrew Ashdown

“Offering an authoritative study of the plural religious landscape in modern Syria and of the diverse Christian and Muslim communities that have cohabited the country for centuries, this volume considers a wide range of cultural, religious and political issues that have impacted the interreligious dynamic, putting them in their local and wider context. Combining fieldwork …

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UK Government Position on Israeli Annexation of Palestinian West Bank

This is a copy of a letter from Dominic Raab, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, to Priti Patel, MP for Witham and Home Secretary. who had contacted Dominic Raab in response to an enquiry to her from Colin South as a member of her constituency. Colin had asked Priti for the official government …

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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere: Christ at the Checkpoint Webinar

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere: Examining the Palestinian and African-American contexts A conversation with world renown theologian Willie Jennings  The webinar took place Saturday 1st of August and was recorded. Dear Participants and Partners, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in …

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