New Palestinian saints highlight region’s beleaguered Christians

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A nun holds up a scarf that reads "Palestine" before Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, West Bank, on May 25, 2014. Photo by Debbie Hill, courtesy of Catholic News Service

A nun holds up a scarf that reads "Palestine" before Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, West Bank, on May 25, 2014. Photo by Debbie Hill, courtesy of Catholic News Service

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The two nuns offer a glimmer of hope for Middle Eastern Christians, beset by violence and recent targeting by militants from the Islamic State group.

  • JR

    I applaud the Pope for the canonizations of these four holy women.

  • G Reeves

    To the Apartheid state of Israel, any Arab, whether Christian or not, are still considered animals.

  • Garson Abuita

    Don’t you have some college students to harass? On second thought, tell us what you’re doing to stop Syria’s killings of Palestinian refugees? Answer, nothing, like all the other so-called human rights activists, because you can’t blame Israel.

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