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    Eastern Catholics rally against persecution in the Middle East
    Nearly 100 local Catholics marched on Patriot Square Park in downtown Phoenix June 27 to draw attention to the Christians suffering in the Middle East.
    Members of the Chaldean, Melkite and Maronite churches moved east down Washington Street chanting, “Equal rights for Iraqi Christians” and “Save Iraqi priests and churches.”
    Many of them wore shirts featuring a picture of Fr. Ragheed Ganni, an Iraqi priest murdered June 3 along with three subdeacons in Mosul, Iraq. The four men had just finished celebrating Mass when militants stopped their car and shot them.

    By Andrew Junker, www.catholicsun.org

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