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Patriarchate asks Iraq’s Catholics to join Muslims in fasting

June 15, 2016

The Chaldean Catholic Patriarchate has asked Iraq’s Catholics to fast on June 17, “in solidarity with the fasting Muslims during this month of Ramadan.”

“We will fast and pray together for peace and stability in our country and the region,” the patriarchate said in a statement. “We also call our faithful to assist the displaced and affected families in order to promote the culture of love, fraternity and harmonic coexistence.”

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