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Eastern Catholic leaders speak on migration, inter-religious dialogue

Catholic World News - November 22, 2013

The Congregation for Eastern Churches concluded its annual meeting in Rome on November 22, with a statement noting the “harmonious climate” that had prevailed in talks among the leaders of the Eastern Catholic communities.

The assembled prelates devoted some attention to the problem of migration. The problem is acute in the Middle East, the statement observed, because of the pressures on many Christian communities, “harshly penalized by the effects of war in Iraq and by the current conflict in Syria, without forgetting the unresolved Israeli-Palestinian question and Egypt's troubled rebirth as a pluralist nation.”

The Congregation’s statement said that the Eastern Catholic communities are fully committed to inter-religious dialogue, which is “a daily experience” for the Christians of the Middle East.

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