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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, embraces Dominican Sister Marie Therese in Ankawa, near Erbil, Iraq, on April 9, 2016. Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre looks on. Dolan and Murphy, both board members of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, are in Iraqi Kurdistan to visit with Christians and others displaced by ISIS. The nun is a member of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena, and was herself displaced by ISIS.
CNEWA is a papal agency providing humanitarian and pastoral support to the church and people in the region.
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