Iraqi seminarian speaks about becoming a priest after the tragedy of the Islamic State (II)

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Wameedh Khalid Francis, 21, is one of 15 students attending St Peter’s Chaldean Seminary in Ankawa. He had his first inklings of a vocation when he went to church during childhood. The priest of Telskuf set an example during the early rise of the Islamic State. Service is the heart of the mission. This is the second part of a report on vocations in Iraq. Continue reading

Iraqi seminarian speaks about becoming a priest after the tragedy of the Islamic State (II)

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Wameedh Khalid Francis, 21, is one of 15 students attending St Peter’s Chaldean Seminary in Ankawa. He had his first inklings of a vocation when he went to church during childhood. The priest of Telskuf set an example during the early rise of the Islamic State. Service is the heart of the mission. This is the second part of a report on vocations in Iraq. Continue reading

Mosaics in ancient church unearthed

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Archeologists in southeastern Turkey initiated an excavation to unearth mosaics belonging to a 1600-year-old church. Built in 396 A.D. in Mardin’s Gökta? village, the church was discovered on Sept. 18, 2019 and the area was declared as an archeological site. Continue reading

Mosaics Revealed in Fourth-Century Church in Turkey

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MARDIN, TURKEY—Abdulgani Tarkan of the Mardin Museum told the Anadolu Agency that a team of excavators has uncovered the mosaic floors in a 1,600-year-old Christian church discovered last year in southeastern Turkey. The images on the floors include a nine-line inscription written in the ancient Syriac alphabet. “The mosaics are also Continue reading

Executive Committee Meeting September 18th, 2020Hosted by the Maronite Church- Bkerki and the Coptic Orthodox Church-Cairo

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Final Statement The Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches Solidarity with the Lebanese and election Dr. Michel Abs General Secretary The Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches held an exceptional meeting, as the Council’s Twelfth General Assembly was scheduled to take place at this Continue reading