Pope to auction Lamborghini in aid of Iraqi Christians

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The sports car was given as a gift to Pope Francis
VATICAN CITY: A special edition Lamborghini Huracán sports car presented to Pope Francis will be auctioned off and the proceeds donated to charity.
Part of the funds raised from the Sotheby’s auction will go to Catholic charity Aid to the Continue reading

After ISIS Genocide, Iraqi Christians are displaced again

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By Noori Barka, PhD, President, Chaldean League of California
November 14, 2017 (El Cajon) — Since ISIS defeat, and by the time the displaced Iraqi Christians have started to return to the towns and villages in the Nineveh Plains, they were forced to flee again as Iraqi and Kurdish forces clash. It’s a shame that after our Continue reading

When genocide became a political prop in Ottawa

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By Martin Patriquin.
There are about 400,000 Yazidis living in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq. Their religion — a conflation of Christianity and Islam — deifies Melek Taus (also known as the ‘Peacock Angel’). This fact puts them at odds with the roughly eight million mostly Continue reading

Philanthropist Battles to Save Iraq’s Christians

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Amed Khan

By David A. Patten  Amed Khan, an investor and global philanthropist currently engaged in rebuilding communities destroyed by ISIS, says he’ll “believe it when I see it” regarding the Trump administration’s plan to provide aid directly to Iraq’s persecuted religious Christians.

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Finally! U.N. concedes Christians are persecuted

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Official pledges to ramp up fight against genocide
WASHINGTON – United Nations “refugee” programs have focused on Muslims in the Middle East for years, even though the populations of Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities in the region have been under siege. Continue reading

In Thanksgiving for refugees past and present

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By Bob Anderson Correspondent
Why limit Thanksgiving to just one day? I’m getting a jump start by reflecting on what I am especially grateful for this year.
I am grateful for the two young, beautiful, and courageous Syrian families who have resettled in lower Bucks County. The first family — Moustafa and Amal and their Continue reading