Monthly Archives: February 2010

Iraq’s Christians demand justice

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Protesters demanded the government bring the killers of Iraqi Christians to justice [EPA] Iraqis in Baghdad and Mosul have protested a recent wave of attacks on their minority religious communities, following the murder of eight Christians in less than two weeks.…

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Press invitation

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From: Hammurabi Organization for Human Rights. To: Iraqi media / and the whole Arab and Western Europe Media. Subject: Killing and Displacement Iraqi Christians in Mosul, because of identity. Activity: Demonstration ……

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Mass Media Ignore Iraq Christian Emergency

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by Edward Pentin The news has escaped much of the mass media but Christian families are leaving the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in their droves to escape a concerted campaign of violence and intimidation.…

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Bishops in Iraq urge government to halt slaughter of Christians

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Rome, Italy, Feb 26, 2010 / 01:03 pm (CNA).- Various Iraqi bishops have issued a joint message denouncing the continual wave of Islamic violence against Christians in the country, which has left five people dead in the past week. The bishops are demanding that the government take concrete steps to stop the slaughter.…

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Facing Extinction: Christians in Iraq

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By Sonja Corbitt slamic extremists are pushing to eliminate ancient Christian communities in Islamic lands. Iraqi Christians forced to flee. BETHPAGE, TN (Catholic Online) – Across the Middle East where Christianity was…

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Christians fleeing Mosul as targeted murders continue

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Mosul, Iraq, (CNA).- The Vatican communicated on Wednesday that the Holy Father reacted with “deep sorrow” upon hearing the news of the most recent killings of Christians in Iraq, which reached him while he was on his annual Lenten retreat. The Holy See had urged…

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Christians feel heavy loss in Iraq war (Feature)

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By Anne-Beatrice Clasmann Baghdad – Ask Cardinal Emmanuell Delli III, patriarch of the Chaldean church in Iraq, about the murder and flight of Christians from the country and he will respond that the Chaldeans are people of peace, a people with no militia.…

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Three Christians killed in Mosul

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Ankawa.com. Mosul – Exclusive. The site of ankawa.com received a while ago news about the attack of unknown gunmen on the house of Christian family in Al-Saha neighborhood in Mosul.…

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Christians in Iraq Ask For Support

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(23 Feb 10 – RV) The Christian leaders of Iraq are calling for the broad mobilization of the Church and the international community to save the Christian presence in Iraq. For the first time, the leaders have joined forces in the newly founded Council of Christian Churches, that groups together the nation’s 14 Christian communities.…

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Iraq: Protect Christians from Violence

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Source: Human Rights Watch Reuters and AlertNet are not responsible for the content of this article or for any external internet sites. The views expressed are the author’s alone. (Washington, DC) – Iraq’s government should bolster security to protect the lives of…

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The funeral of the young Zaya Toma Soro

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Ankawa.com. Duhok-Exclusive By scouting ceremony set by Hammorabi scouts and by the presence of a large crowd of our people and a number of priests, the funeral service of the body of the young martyr Zaya Toma Soro was performed at Mar Narsai church in Duhok on Tuesday…

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Killing Spree Forces Christians to Flee Mosul

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MOSUL, Iraq, Zenit.org).- The Church’s youngest archbishop is asking for prayers as more and more of his faithful leave Mosul because of a violent intimidation campaign that has brought four Christian deaths this week.…

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