Monthly Archives: March 2010

Church is first of its kind in New Jersey

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Hackettstown — The Orthodox-Catholic Church of America (OCCA) will make its presence known in New Jersey for the first time on Sunday, July 19, with Divine Liturgy to be celebrated by the Reverend Father William Barkhorn of Branchburg.…

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Iraqi Christians beg for peace and security

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by Spero News  “We’re waiting to see which direction and what guidelines the new government will follow. We hope that the government’s plans call for peace and security.” This is what Fides learned from Archbishop Avak Asadourian, Primate of the Armenian Orthodox…

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Iraqi Christian Shopkeeper Gunned Down

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By Aaron J. Leichman A Christian shopkeeper in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was gunned down Wednesday as he was heading to work, according to a local official. “Unknown armed men driving an unmarked car killed Sabah Gurgis while he was on…

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Genocide Resolution approved by Swedish Parliament

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NEWS.am posts unofficial translation of the motion to Genocide Resolution approved by Swedish Parliament on March 11. 1 Proposal for Parliament Decision 1. The Parliament announces to the government its decision in reference to what is…

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Iraqi-American Votes Rejected; Protest Looms

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Assyrian Chaldean protestors who believe their votes were marginalized in last week’s Iraq election were gathering outside Bella Banquet Hall in Warren at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 12. A third of the ballots cast in the U.S. are being rejected, according to Zowaa, the Assyrian Democratic Movement.…

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Assyria – New Zealand Memorial Plaque

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 By : Gaby Kiwarkis On the18th April 2010. , Assyrians and New Zealanders will gather at Trentham Military Camp in Wellington New Zealand. The gathering is to commemorate the late Captain Robert Kenneth Nicol of the Wellington Regiment who in August 1918 fell in battle whilst assisting Assyrian…

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