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BARI, Italy  | Pope and Orthodox patriarchs pray for Mideast Christians

BARI, Italy  — Pope Francis denounced the “complicit silence” that has allowed violence to consume the Middle East and drive tens of thousands of Christians from their homes, during a remarkable gathering Saturday of Orthodox patriarchs and Catholic leaders united in praying for peace in the region. Francis hosted the daylong ecumenical service in the … Continue reading BARI, Italy  | Pope and Orthodox patriarchs pray for Mideast Christians