Bishop Francis Kalabat, the Chaldean Catholic bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit, described the federal government’s immigration roundup of dozens of Detroit-area Iraqi Christians as “a very strange and painful day for our community in America.” Continue reading
(Reuters/Umit Bektas/Files)Generations on, Christians fleeing Syria return to Turkish homeland they once fled February 28, 2014 07:40am EST
A new report prepared by three Christian advocacy groups has estimated that about 50 Continue reading
Kim Kozlowski , The Detroit News
Following the arrests of dozens of local Chaldeans, community leaders were working Monday to stop an immigration crackdown that they say could send Iraqi Christians back to a country where they face persecution. Continue reading
‘In every age people have written obituary of the church and our age is no exception’
Bishop Denis Brennan is the second Catholic bishop in recent days to address the issue of increased hostility towards the church in Ireland. Photograph: Istock Continue reading
Iraqi Christians who have fled to Kurdistan to escape the atrocities of the Islamic State in their hometowns have complained that ethnic Kurds are seizing and building on their lands, according to a new report from the United States Commission on Continue reading
By Eno Adeogun
A six year old Iraqi Christian girl, kidnapped by Islamic State when she was three, has been reunited with her parents.
Christina Abada, was rescued by the Iraqi Special, according to World Watch Monitor. Continue reading
Elisha Anderson and Niraj Warikoo , Detroit Free Press
Dozens of Chaldeans from metro Detroit were arrested Sunday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and face possible deportation, leaders in the Chaldean community said. Continue reading
By Perry Chiaramonte
Christina Abada was welcomed back by family and other well-wishers on Friday morning after she was rescued and released by Iraqi Special Forces. She was only three when she was originally abducted by ISIS from the city of Qaraqosh in 2014. Continue reading
by CNA Daily News
Washington D.C., Jun 9, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Iraq’s Christians have suffered persecution for centuries, yet their faith has survived and the community will remain, provided their material needs are met, a Chaldean Catholic bishop has said. Continue reading
“He that is gracious unto the poor lendeth unto Hashem; and his good deed will He repay unto him.” Proverbs 19:17 (The Israel Bible™)
Displaced Christians in cramped living conditions in Erbil, the largest city in Iraqi Kurdistan. (Photo: ACN) Continue reading
KRG Representation in Poland hosted a group of 20 students along with their academical adviser Dr Sarah Cramsey from University of California, Berkeley. They are pursuing scientific project: “Contours of Coexistence: Belonging in Modern Europe”. Within the frame of it, they are meeting minorities living in East-Central Europe and Continue reading
We must not dismiss the horrors faced by Christians and other minorities. President Trump must help them, lest another round of atrocities ensue.
By Ryan Mauro
President Trump pledged on the campaign trail to end the persecution of Iraqi Continue reading
Mosul, Iraq, Jun 5, 2017 CNA.- As government forces pry apart the Islamic State’s three yearlong grip on Mosul, Muslims and Christians have united to rebuild a damaged monastery.
A Facebook page called “This is Christian Iraq” – dedicated to connecting Iraqi Continue reading
By Kelsey Dallas @kelsey_dallas
A resident of a village in the province of al-Hasake in the north-east of Syria prays on Dec. 8, 2015, in St. George’s Church, which was destroyed by Islamic State terrorists.
Christians are the most persecuted faith group in the world today, targeted by Islamic Continue reading
“Secular Government “ under the leadership of Dr. Ayad Allawi, and rooting out the Islamic political parties from governing, this the only solution to ending the current miserable security situation under which the Iraqi people are living. His excellency Dr. Ayad Alawi has previously proven he is capable of controlling this situation during his Continue reading
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” Hungary’s government is donating 145 million forints ($525,000) to Saint Joseph’s Clinic in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city.
An agreement on the donation, meant to cover the clinic’s medical supplies for six Continue reading
Andrew Scheer Chaldean
The new leader of Canada’s Conservative party Andrew Scheer visits Chaldean refugees from Iraq at the Good Shepherd Catholic Cathedral in Toronto. Continue reading
by CNA Daily News
Rome, Italy, May 27, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Priests in Iraq are helping reconstruct around 13,000 homes in the Plain of Nineveh which have been damaged or destroyed by ISIS so that Christians will have a place to come back to. Continue reading
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By Jonathan Goetz; Miriam Raftery also contributed to this article
May 26, 2017 (El Cajon) – Following a lively public hearing on drawing up city council district lines to comply with Voting Rights Act requirements aimed at increasing minority Continue reading
The crucifix was found in the rubble outside a church in the Nineveh Plains
WESTMINSTER: An English cardinal and an Iraqi archbishop have jointly blessed a crucifix that survived the destruction of ISIS.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil met Continue reading