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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Catholic Church has been following with concern the radicalization of Syria's civil war. The country hosts a sizable Christian minority, which has mostly sided with Bashar al-Assad during the two-year long conflict.

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  1. Well…what steps has the Pope and the King taken to begin this dialogue within Syria? Did they contact the heads of any of the factions to set up a first meeting? Or are they just positioning themselves to look like peacemakers without actually contacting anyone from any faction. Either the story is incomplete or the two men acted in a media conscious fashion but not in reality.

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