(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that the government cannot immediately deport nearly 200 Iraqi immigrants arrested last month who argued they would face persecution if they were removed from the country.
U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith in Michigan said he had the authority to order the Continue reading
“Sing, barren woman,
you who never bore a child;
burst into song, shout for joy,
you who were never in labour;
because more are the children of the desolate woman
than of her who has a husband,” Continue reading
A delegation representing the Assyrian Universal Alliance –Australian Chapter visited His Holiness Mar Gewargis the third Slewo, Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East on Tuesday July 11, 2017.
The delegation was headed by Mr Hermiz Shahen, Deputy Secretary General of the Continue reading
After the Iraqi army regained control of the city of Mosul, “La Croix” spoke to Faraj Benoît Camurat, president of the Brotherhood with Iraq organization.
A woman walks past a cross at the entrance to Bakhida, south of Mosul on April 13, Continue reading
by ACN News Josue Villalón
Summer camps for young people and families from Aleppo. “Your generosity is helping us to realise that we are not alone.”
It is six months now since the bombs stopped falling on the city of Aleppo in Syria. Although in the distance, at night time, you can still hear explosions in some still Continue reading
Ezra LevantRebel Commander Ezra Levant
I’m going to Northern Iraq to see the Christian refugees, ancient Christians, called Chaldean Christians, who still pray in Aramaic, the language of Jesus.
I’m going to visit them in their refugee camps. The Chaldean Christians are fleeing ISIS Continue reading
By Eno Adeogun
A Christian charity has warned the future of Iraqi Christians remains uncertain despite the Iraqi government saying the city of Mosul has been liberated from so-called Islamic State (IS).
More than 100,000 Christians were driven from their homes in and around Iraq’s second Continue reading
SINJAR — An Ezidi girl kidnapped in 2014 by Islamic State (ISIS) militants in Sinjar was rescued and will reunite with her family on Sunday (July 9).
The 22-year-old Ezidi girl who has been identified as Najma Saeed Ismael was freed from captivity by Iraqi forces in the war-torn city of Mosul, an Ezidi representative Hadi Continue reading
FSA leader inside a church in Maloula, Syria – Niclas Hammarstr?m/Kontinent/ZUMA
Christian Assyrians have been targeted repeatedly through history — and found themselves under attack again by ISIS forces in Syria.
Joseph Yacoub and Thierry Oberlé
LE FIGARO Continue reading
By Larry O’Connor, The Detroit News(Photo: Robin Buckson, The Detroit News)
Justin Meram, the Chaldean-American professional soccer player, on Thursday performed the most patriotic act perhaps next to singing “Yankee Doodle Dandy” dressed as Uncle Sam.
He threw out the first pitch at a Detroit Tigers game. Continue reading
Gallery: Hundreds protest against recent ICE raids of primarily Chaldean immigrants- June 16, 2017
By Dana Afana
Several Chaldean community and evangelical figures are urging the federal government Continue reading
By Allan Lengel
U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith
U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith of Detroit on Thursday extended his order blocking the deportation of Iraqis who were rounded up last month in Metro Detroit and elsewhere in the country. Continue reading
By Jay Gotera , Christian Post Contributor
The Christian population of Iraq might have diminished as a result of the campaign of genocide launched by the Islamic State (ISIS), which occupied parts of the country. Many Iraqi Christian residents abandoned their homes and sought sanctuary elsewhere Continue reading
By Derek Hawkins
The arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby has agreed to pay a $3 million fine for illegally importing thousands of ancient clay artifacts smuggled into the United States from Iraq, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
In addition to the fine, Hobby Lobby will forfeit thousands of clay bullae, cuneiform Continue reading
Syriac Christian artist calls paintings of war ‘a cry for help’
Farid Georges, a Syriac Christian from Homs, Syria, poses for a photo in England June 23. His artwork depicting Syria’s six-year war is being shown in Catholic cathedrals of northwest England and Wales. (CNS photo/Simon Caldwell) Continue reading
Need for Christian Renaissance in Iraq Urgent
Image: Need for Christian Renaissance in Iraq Urgent
A Christian militiaman stands guard during Easter mass in Qaraqosh, Iraq, Sunday, April 16 2017. The town was gutted by Islamic State militants. Even under government control, residents did not return. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP) Continue reading
Nevine El-Aref ,
In a ceremony held at his ministry’s headquarters, Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced the discovery of a very important medical manuscript uncovered by the monks of St Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai during restoration works carried out in the monastery’s library. Continue reading
(Wikimedia Commons/Nevit Dilmen)Mor Gabriel Monastery in the town of Midyat in Mardin province, Turkey.
The administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken control of at Continue reading
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako, said that the Iraqi residents of the villages of the Nineveh Plain should decide the future of area as it is liberated from ISIS control.
“Though we appreciate those who are not from the region or those who left the country Continue reading
“More autonomy for Iraqi Christians in the Nineveh Plain” is the final message of a joint document approved by seven Chaldean, Syriac and Assyrian parties of Iraq after a two-days conference at the European Parliament on the “Future of Christians in Iraq” organised by the Swedish centre-right MEP Lars Adaktusson and co-organized among Continue reading