by Suzanne Vega
Israeli-Canadian who fought alongside the Kurds for more than six months is said to have returned to the Middle East to assist the freed Yazidi women and Children who were liberated by a Jewish Montreal businessman. Continue reading
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SAN DIEGO – A Chicago man who was on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Diego that was diverted to Texas told San Diego 6 News he didn’t notice anything unusual during the flight.
Six soccer players with the San Diego Chaldean Soccer League were taken off the Continue reading
by Kelly Ledbetter
A displaced Iraqi man, who fled from the Islamic State violence in Mosul, poses for the camera with his daughters at Baherka refugee camp in Erbil September 19, 2014. Some Christian Iraqi’s fleeing Mosul escaped with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Continue reading
by Los Angeles Times,
SAN DIEGO — Six men from San Diego are facing criminally charges with interfering with a flight crew after being removed from a Southwest Airlines flight in Texas for being “disorderly,” the U.S. attorney for North Texas announced Tuesday. Continue reading
All segment of Iraqi society is eagerly waiting for the movement of reforms demanded by the people and fill for it the squares of Iraqi cities pretending and protesting, and the resulting reform packages launched by MR. Prime Minister DR. Haider Abadi, which received our support as organization of civil society and the support of masses of Continue reading
by MassisPost Michael-Melki
BEIRUT — Bishop Michael Melki, a Syrian Catholic cleric martyred during the Assyrian Genocide of 1915 for refusing to convert to Islam, has been beatified, Catholic Herald reports.
The bishop was beheaded by the Ottomans during the Sayfo – “putting to the sword” – Continue reading
Heart-broken Patriarch’s desperate plea to stop ‘tsunami’ of youth emigration
By Clare Creegan and John Pontifex
ONE of Syria’s most senior Catholic leaders has issued an impassioned plea to young people, describing a “tsunami” of youth emigration and begging them to stay. Continue reading
Catholic World News –
The Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Basra said that 20% of Christian families emigrated from the city in 2014.
Basra, the largest city under Iraqi government control after Baghdad, is far from the Continue reading
Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Aug. 30. (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters)
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) – “Do something to put a stop to the violence and oppression,” Continue reading
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Displaced Iraqi Christians who fled from ISIS militants in Mosul, pray at a school acting as a refugee camp in Erbil on Sept. 6, 2014.
Imagine yourself having to leave your home and all your belongings in the dead of night Continue reading
Agence France Presse
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis praised Sunday a Syriac Catholic bishop who has been beatified in Lebanon, a century after he his beheading by Ottoman forces during a wave of religiously motivated killings in Syria. Continue reading
Christians and non-Sunnites are presented as infidels and enemies. They should be fought everywhere.
By Dr. Kamal Sido
On past Sunday (8/31/2015), the “Islamic State” (IS) made new school books available in northern-Iraqi Mosul, which is under its control since June 2014, for the children in Continue reading
Event gathers parishes from Central Valley, Bay Area
Cultural exhibits, arts and crafts, traditional food, more
Free family event continues today in Turlock
The first-ever Assyrian Festival brought together parishes of the Assyrian Church of the Continue reading
YEREVAN, ARMENPRESS. On August 29, the Catholic Church will beatificate the Assyrian Catholic bishop, Flavien-Michel Malke, who was killed during the Genocide of Armenians and Assyrians.”Armenpress” reports, citing “Nouvelles d’Arménie” that the ceremony will be held in Lebanon. Continue reading
Charity’s UK arm details next round of aid payments
“The love of the priests and Sisters who serve their people is an inspiration” – ACN UK National Director Neville Kyrke-Smith
By Michael Robinson and John Pontifex Continue reading
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The 123rd successor of St Peter in the Apostolic See of Antioch is set to visit Canada for his first visit starting this weekend.
His Holiness, Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, His Holiness, Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, will speak Continue reading
By Vincent Funaro , Christian Post Reporter
(Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter)
A woman holds a cross during a rally organized by Iraqi Christians in Germany Continue reading
By Mimi Pollack
A new documentary explores how El Cajon became home to one of the largest groups of Chaldeans, the Christian Iraqis who fled their worn-torn country on the other side of the world.
“Chaldean Voices,” which debuted earlier this year at the San Diego Latino Film Continue reading
Baghdad (Agenzia Fides) – A committee of the security forces has been set up with the aim to collect information and provide practical measures regarding the violence and abuse suffered by Christians in Iraq and in particular in the capital. This is what Iraqi sources told Agenzia Fides. The committee was set up on the orders of Prime Minister Continue reading
Catholic World News
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has established a security committee to address rising violence, including abductions and the expropriation of property, against Christians in Baghdad and other government-controlled areas, the Fides news agency reported. Continue reading