Sterling Heights to allow new mosque to be built, settles lawsuits

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Niraj Warikoo , Detroit Free Press (Photo: Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press) A new mosque is to be built in Sterling Heights after the city reached an agreement Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Justice and the American Islamic Community Center, which had sued the city after it had rejected their plans.…

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Patriarch calls for Lenten prayer for peace in Iraq

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The head of the Iraqi-based Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See, has called upon the faithful to offer their Lenten prayer and fasting for peace. The Chaldean church’s season of Lent begins on February 26.…

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Bishop Rabban al-Qas visited Poland

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Bishop of Zakho and Amedi Rabban al-Qas has paid a few-days visit in Poland. His stay has abounded in many interesting meetings and interviews. KRG Representation in Poland, as well as Polish priest Dariusz Smolenski have supported bishop in organization of this visit.…

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They shall run and not be weary – Paris charity race

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By Murcadha O Flaherty FRIENDS and staff of a leading Catholic charity’s UK office are running the Fitbit Semi de Paris this March, joining European and Latin American colleagues, raising funds for persecuted Christians in the Middle East. ACN’s UK runners of the half-marathon on the 5th March will include Neville Kyrke-…

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Christians are genocide victims and should get priority in refugee order

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By Rev. Johnnie Moore White House may recognize Christian genocide by ISIS This weekend, ISIS released a video calling for the full elimination of Christianity in Egypt. The star of the video was the alleged perpetrator of December’s terrorist bombing within the complex of Egypt’s most important Coptic church, for Christian…

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Mega-mosque being forced on Christian refugee community

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Sessions urged to undo Obama-DOJ’s Muslim ‘discrimination’ suit against U.S. city Leo Hohmann is a news editor for WND. He has been a reporter and editor at several suburban newspapers in the Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, areas and also served as managing editor of Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina. His…

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How a translation mistake ended up making India a part of the Bible

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Whether medieval Christians saw India as a symbol of evil or as the home of saints, the Subcontinent remained a source of fascination. Christianity has long been a part of India’s religious diversity. Syrian Christians claim that Thomas, one of the original 12 disciples of Jesus, established their community almost 2,000 years ago. Medieval Christians…

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Christian Genocide Survivors Deserve Support and Priority

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Andrew Walther When I visited Erbil, Iraq, in December with a congressional delegation determined to find out why Christians had often been excluded from U.S. aid programs, Archbishop Nicodemus Daoud of Mosul told us that Americans generally care more about endangered frogs than about endangered Christian communities.…

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Iraqi Christians protest in Beirut, demanding resettlement

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Associated Press Iraqi Christian Samer Younan who lives in Lebanon holds a cross during a sit-in, in front of the United Nations Headquarters demanding speeding up their immigration cases in Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Thousands of Christians from Iraq and Syria have fled violence in their country and sought refuge in Lebanon, a…

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Iraqi Christians Protest in Beirut, Demanding Resettlement

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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSFEB. BEIRUT — Dozens of Iraqi Christians have marched outside the U.N. regional headquarters in Beirut, demanding the speeding up of their resettlement process. Thousands of Iraqi Christians have fled the fighting in their country to seek refuge in…

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