Iraq: Up to 15,000 more Christians returning home this month

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By Murcadha O Flaherty and John Pontifex
WITHIN just one month up to 15,000 displaced Iraqi Christians are expected to return to the town in the ancient Nineveh Plains which suffered the worst violence carried out by Daesh (ISIS).
The return of an expected 3,000 families to Qaraqosh comes amid growing concern Continue reading

Chaldean Culture, food, traditions at Cuyamaca College

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Leaders of the thriving Chaldean community in San Diego’s East County will be on hand for a speacial Chaldean Culture & Traditions celebration at Cuyamaca College on Monday, Aug. 28. The event is sponsored by the Cuyamaca College student Affairs Office and the Associated Students of Cuyamaca College starts at 2:00 p.m. on the Continue reading

Iraq: Up to 15,000 more Christians returning home this month

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Destroyed homes in Qaraqosh ©.Jaco Klamer ACN
By: Murcadha O Flaherty and John Pontifex
Within just one month, up to 15,000 displaced Iraqi Christians are expected to return to the town in the ancient Nineveh Plains which suffered the worst violence carried out by Daesh (ISIS). The return of an expected 3,000 families to Qaraqosh comes amid Continue reading

Up to 15,000 more Christians returning home this month

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By Murcadha O Flaherty and John Pontifex
WITHIN just one month up to 15,000 displaced Iraqi Christians are expected to return to the town in the ancient Nineveh Plains which suffered the worst violence carried out by Daesh (ISIS).
The return of an expected 3,000 families to Qaraqosh comes amid growing concern Continue reading

Orthodox leader calls Moscow and Rome to support persecuted Christians

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Claire Giangravè
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Orthodox leader calls Moscow and Rome to support persecuted Christians
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk (Grigory Alfeyev), is awarded the Order of Honour by Putin on September 22, 2016, at the Kremlin, Moscow. (Credit: President Vlidimir Continue reading

New bishop brings hope to some of Syria’s Christians

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HASSAKE, Syria: Orthodox Christians in Syria’s northeastern city of Hasakah celebrated the inauguration of the community’s new bishop on Saturday, four years after the last one left the country.
Six years of conflict have ravaged Syria and displaced more than half of its population, Continue reading

Aleppo is coming back to life

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• People still dependent on emergency help
By Murcadha O Flaherty
PARTS of Aleppo are coming back to life with people returning in large numbers to the bomb-blasted city and streets once again humming with traffic and people. Continue reading

The Third European Chaldean Conference

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By: Robert Ewan
About 350 Chaldean Youth attended the third European Chaldean Youth Conference which took place from 7 to 12 August 2017 at Untermashtal monastery, 80 kilometers from Stuttgart, Germany. The slogan of the conference was “come and see” based on John 1:39. It was attended by the Chaldean Patriarch Louise I Sako and Bishop Saad Continue reading