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(Lebanon) Christian, Muslim young people spread pre-Christmas cheer in Beirut

BEIRUT (CNS) — On a gloomy, rainy Saturday morning in Beirut, 92-year-old Julia enthusiastically greeted her visitors, Christian and Muslim youth, who had come to set up a Christmas tree in her modest apartment. “Welcome. I love you,” she said to her guests, who each greeted the beaming woman with kisses before breaking out in a chorus of “Jingle Bells.” …

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(USA) Jews, Muslims and Sikhs reach out to financially support vandalised church

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Assemblyman Joe Lentol (D-Greenpoint, Williamsburg) along with Jews, Muslims and Sikhs put their mouths and checkbooks together last week to decry religious vandalism and hate crimes, after several statues at a Williamsburg Catholic Church were vandalized.Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church on Metropolitan Avenue near Berry St. in Williamsburg was vandalized a week ago …

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Asma Jahangir Wins UN Human Rights Prize For 2018

UNITED NATIONS: Late lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir has been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018. Her daughter Munizae Jahangir received the prestigious award on behalf of her mother. The award is given to individuals and organisations in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights. Asma Jahangir was announced as one of the four winners of …

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