3rd Annual Assyrian Food Festival returning to Morton Grove

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Immerse yourself in the culture that started it all! Experience the hospitality of the Assyrian people at the Morton Grove Park District on August 26th & 27th. Just about everything served at the Assyrian Festival is homemade by local Assyrians, using family recipes that have been used for generations, meaning you’ll have…

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Christians in northeast Syria appeal for prayer for safety

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Kurdish fighters in Qamishli, Syria, take part in a military parade March 28, 2019. Groups representing Syriac Christians in northeast Syria are appealing for prayer, fearful that Turkey plans to make good its numerous threats to invade the region with its military forces. (Credit: CNS photo/Rodi Said, Reuters.)…

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U.S. Now Needs Iraq’s Permission to Drop Bombs There

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By Tom O’Connor The United States and its coalition allies against the Islamist State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq have agreed to new, stricter airspace regulations issued by the government after a mysterious explosion that caused dozens of civilian casualties.…

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Pope Francis gives thousands of rosaries to Christians in Syria

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Pope Francis blesses an image of Mary in St. Peter’s Square May 3, 2017. Credit: L’Osservatore Romano By Courtney Grogan AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to WhatsAppShare to PinterestShare to PrintFriendlyShare to More Vatican City, Aug 15, 2019 / 05:30 am (CNA).- Pope Francis announced Thursday…

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Vigil held for refugee who ‘shouldn’t have been deported’

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Sarah Rahal ommunity members share a moment of silence at a vigil to remember Jimmy Al-Daoud on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at the Chaldean Community Foundation in Sterlings Heights. Al-Daoud, of Detroit, was found dead in Iraq earlier this month after he was deported. Elaine Cromie, Elaine Cromie for The Detroit News…

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Nineveh Plains Christians face continued challenges

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By Bethann Flynn Iraq (MNN) — ISIS was defeated in Iraq 18 months ago. However, the Nineveh Plains has another problem—the local Iranian-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Shiite militia. Nineveh Plains Christians To the north of the Nineveh Plains sits the Kurds, and to the east is Iran. To the south and west is the…

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ASSYRIAN UNIVERSAL ALLIANCE – AUSTRALIA CHAPTER

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Statement on the Assyrian Martyr Day and the 104 years anniversary of the Assyrian Genocide Sydney – August 7, 6769-2019 On August 7 of every year, Assyrians around the world salutes the memory of their martyrs and victims of the genocide.…

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