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MECC press release

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As the Middle East and the Arab World witness a very dangerous period, and the citizens of this region including Christians who are an integral part of the region’s cultural identity, face huge challenges, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins. This Week which is celebrated between the 18th and 25th of January is…

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A way out of deterministic theories

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Is our destiny defined by events outside our control, limiting our potential for progress or even our chances of survival? Christian Science shows how we can experience the bright promise of salvation and blessings, not doom, in our daily lives.…

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The end of Iraqi Christianity?

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John PontifexA Christmas Eve bonfire at Mar Jacob al-Muqataa Syriac Catholic church in Qaraqosh (Getty) Any further deterioration in relations between Iran and the West could lead to the end of Christianity in the region…

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Why aid is not enough to save Nineveh Plain Christians

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Mardean IsaacMembers of the Nineveh Plain Protection Units guard a church (Getty)Patriarch Louis Sako of the Chaldean Catholic Church took the unprecedented move of cancelling Christmas celebrations in Iraq, following the violence unleashed upon regime…

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A failure of discipleship: Iran, Iraq, and American Christianity

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OpinionGreg Jarrell  | Shortly after the terrorism of September 11, 2001, the “moderate” Baptist church my wife and I were attending as seminarians made a decision. In their immoderate confusion, on the brink of a war without an enemy or a conceivable ending, the Baptist church erected a tall pole to fly an American flag.…

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Bishop of India: Christian presence combats caste system

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Persecuted Christians |He is the first bishop of the biggest diocese in India, Shamshabad, which includes 23 states and two islands. It’s an eparchy of the Syro-Malabar Rite, created two years ago by Pope Francis to strengthen unity among Christian Indians.…

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