Monthly Archives: October 2010

World Headlines Gunfire Exchanged Across Tense Korean Border

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 Written by James Heiser 0 Over seven years have passed since President Bush declared victory in Iraq, and two months have now passed since Obama declared that same conflict to be over, but for Christians in the Middle East, such talk of victory is hollow. For centuries,…

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Barlay’s Syriac is ready for Allsvenkan

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Author: Alie Bittar  Sierra Leonean born Samuel Barlay’s Syrianska IF Kerburan side for the first time in the history of the club since founded 1977 has been promoted to the Swedish Allsvenkan for the 2010-11 season.…

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Canada extends Iraqi refugee program to 2013

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CTV.ca News Staff Canada is extending its Iraqi refugee program for another two years, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced Saturday, which will allow an additional 8,600 refugees to resettle in the country between 2011 and 2013.…

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Rebuilding Babel and the future of Iraq, a Synod story

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“I have great hope for the future of the Church in Iraq – and it comes from a group of young men – those men who studied together for the priesthood in Babel College for six years, they have built the bonds of brotherhood and commitment to the faith, they…

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Faith held hostage by violence

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The kidnapping and killing of one of Iraq’s most prominent Christians exposed al-Qaeda’s brutal fundraising methods. Andrew Wander 3 ACR reported that Bishop Paulos Faraj Rahho of the Chaldean Church of Mosul and…

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Peace would stem exodus, say Iraqi Christians

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PADDY AGNEW PEACE AND security in Iraq represents the only sure way to stop a wave of emigration that has seen the country’s Christian community fall from an estimated 1.5 million in the 1980s to about 400,000 today, according to a group of Iraqi Christians…

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