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Then Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (R) greetsKurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani before their meeting on March 2, 2015 at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome. File photo: Getty Images/ Tiziana Fabi
ROME, Italy – A number of Italian senators and members of parliament have voiced Continue reading
A top Catholic cleric from Iraq says his country has “lost all confidence” despite the rout of the Islamic State group, and needs an economic and cultural “Marshall Plan”.
Mirkis, the Chaldean archbishop of the northern diocese of Kirkuk, said the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 had “opened a Pandora’s box, and today we see the Continue reading
Rebuilding of Iraq by Marshall Plan style aid necessary for country’s confidence in future following destabilisation by American intervention says Mirkis.
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“The only thing that will succeed is a rebirth arising from the grassroots” Continue reading
By Emilie Ng
Rebuilding Chritian cities: Benjamin Blanchard will give a series of talks in Brisbane, New South Wales and Victoria between November 26 and December 10.
CHRISTIANS rebuilding their homes in devastated Qaraqosh could soon receive Continue reading
For the first time since 1970, a Christian educational institute is established in south Iraq. The opening is scheduled for the next school year. It will have Christian, Muslim, and Mandaean teachers. Msgr. Habib: Proclaiming God through “the education of new generations”. Opening the doors of hope, creating employment for adults, and Continue reading
PanARMENIAN.Net – The half-destroyed Armenian church of St Thomas in the village of Altinsac in Turkey’s Van province is now being used as a stable, Ermenihaber.am reports.
Relics of the Apostle St. Thomas were buried in the church, built in the 10th-11th centuries not far from Lake Van. Continue reading
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Melbourne: Syriac Orthodox Church patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II has reached Melbourne as part of his Australian tour. The patriarch will visit the new St George Jacobite Syriac Orthodox… Continue reading
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UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — The day she succeeded in her fourth attempt to escape six months of daily rape and humiliation by her Islamic State captors, Iraqi teen Ekhlas Khudur Bajoo made a vow. Continue reading
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The former bride of ISIS’s highest-ranking American member opened up about leaving her jihadist husband and joining a Christian church in an eye-opening interview with The Atlantic.
Tania Georgelas, 33 (pictured), the British-born jihadi bride said she became radicalized Continue reading
By Hollie McKay | Fox News
His Beatitude John X, the Damascus-based leader of the Antiochian Orthodox Church, wrapped up his recent visit to the United States with a desperate appeal for American leadership to bring an end to the suffering in Syria, assist in locating the whereabouts of Continue reading
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On Sunday, November 5, 2017, the Kurdish security forces prevented a leader of the Assyrian Democratic Movement, Mr. Fuad Masoud, from entering the town of Tesqopa (Teleskof) on false pretexts. The Kurdish Asayish forces prevented Fuad Massoud, who is a resident of Tesqopa, from entering his town, knowing that his family is still living in Continue reading
By Anugrah Kumar , Christian Post Contributor
(Photo: Reuters/Muhammad Hamed)An Iraqi Christian man from Mosul, who fled from violence in their country, reads a book at the Latin Patriarchate Church in Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 2014. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have fled their homes since the terrorist Islamic State group swept through much of the north and west of Iraq in June, Continue reading
Ministry calls out British government for discriminating against Christians
Bob Unruh joined WND in 2006 after nearly three decades with the Associated Press, as well as several Upper Midwest newspapers, where he covered everything from legislative battles and sports to tornadoes and homicidal survivalists. He is also a photographer whose scenic work has been used commercially. Continue reading
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In this Sunday, June 15, 2014 photo, Iraqis attend Mass at the Chaldean Church of the Virgin Mary of the Harvest, in Alqosh, set in the seventh century Saint Hormoz monastery built into a hill overlooking Alqosh, a village of some 6,000 inhabitants about 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Mosul, northern Iraq. Dozens of Christian families that Continue reading
A displaced Iraqi woman prays the rosary in 2014 inside St. Joseph Church in Irbil, Iraq. The church gives refuge to thousands of people who were displaced by the Islamic State. (Credit: CNS photo/Daniel Etter, CRS.)
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CWN Editor’s Note: Pope Francis has named Bishop Bawai Soro, a bishop of the Assyrian Church of the East who converted to Catholicism in 2013, as the head of the Chaldean Catholic eparchy (diocese) in Toronto. Earlier this year, Bishop Soro praised Continue reading
The Holy Father has appointed as eparchial bishop of Mar Addai of Toronto of the Chaldeans, Canada, H.E. Msgr. Bawai Soro, transferring him from the titular see of Foraziana.
H.E. Msgr. Bawai Soro was born on 3 March 1954 in Kirkuk, Iraq, and was baptized Continue reading
This week, UNHCR Iraq began its winter assistance programme to help vulnerable displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees. Altogether, more than 100,000 households will benefit from additional help over the next four months.
A large part of the assistance will be cash-based, allowing families to decide for Continue reading
By RENAD MANSOURNOV
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, right, meeting with Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi of Iraq, far left, in Tehran last month. Credit Reuters
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Iraq is, once again, deeply embroiled in crisis. For three years, the Continue reading
By Peter Jesserer Smith
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In Myanmar the military is carrying out what appears to be a campaign of genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population. This Rohingya refugee cries after she arrives at a camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Pope Francis, who will visit Continue reading