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Middle East Patriarchs Meet Diplomats : Call for Wiping Out Terrorists

Via OCP News: BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs of the Middle East denounced attacks on Christians and called upon the international community to work toward eradicating terrorist groups. The patriarchs met Aug. 27 at the Maronite Catholic patriarchate … Continue reading

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Boko Haram Says Part of Nigeria an Islamic State

Theology and Society: Boko Haram militants claim that they are turning Nigeria into an Islamic caliphate. The Muslim extremist organization is in control of three Nigerian towns, and continues to gain power and influence in the region, the Christian Headlines … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Donates $1 Million to Iraqi Refugees

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who have been forced from their homes, according to his personal envoy to the country. Cardinal Fernando Filoni, … Continue reading

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California Persecuting Christians

(One News Now) – Romanian Christians are familiar with persecution in their home country but they didn’t expect to encounter it in America. The Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church struggled to find a place to worship in California. After finding … Continue reading

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Are We Ignoring the Lessons Of Auschwitz?

Walking among the starvation cells and gas chambers where more than a million souls perished, it is hard to explain to my 12-year-old son how the free world allowed this happen. Why did the world’s democracies not stop the Nazi … Continue reading

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Our Sufferings Are The Prelude Of Those That You Will Also Suffer

So warns the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul. Amel Shimoun Nona, the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, who is now living in exile, warned that his diocese is now run by radical Muslims and that “liberal and democratic principles … Continue reading

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For a Long Life, Have Faith

Religious faith remains by far the best predictor of a long, healthy life, according to an article in The Telegraph. Unless, of course, you’re a Christian in Iraq.  

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Ten Things You Need to Know About ISIS

A very informative article here. The bunch that’s wreaking havoc across parts of Syria and Iraq has not only caused death and destruction, they’ve caused a lot of confusion as well. In an attempt to clear up some of that, … Continue reading

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Dramatic Rescue Mission of Iraqi Yazidis

 

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‘Christianity Is Finished In Iraq,’ Says Priest From Nineveh

CNA: A priest hailing from what used to be Iraq’s largest Christian city has lamented the exodus of over 100,000 Christians from the city, many of whom are fleeing on foot with no food, money or water. “Today the story … Continue reading

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