Chaldean Center museum opens to public

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Hometown Life FRM 2 chaldean museum (Photo: Submitted) What is the Chaldean Cultural Center Museum? It’s a cultural center and museum where people can step into ancient Babylon and into…

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Part I: ISIS exploited the marginalized minority groups of Iraq

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By Hannah Lynch and Chris Johannes 5 hours ago In summer of 2014, the ISIS group swept across northern Iraq leaving millions displaced and thousands killed, like this family in Shingal. Photo: Rudaw This series of special reports examines the struggles and path the survivors of ISIS — particularly minority groups in the Nineveh Plains…

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Why The World Needs “The Promise”

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By: Slewo Oshana, Washington, D.C. Much digital ink has been spilled over the recent release of The Promise with the recent attempts by trolls of Turkish origin to bury the film in a sea of bad reviews. Now whether the film is bad or good is ultimately up to the eye of the beholder; however,…

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They Were Screaming In Fear Of Being Left Without Food For Easter

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Nuri Kino, Contributor Independent investigative multi-award-winning reporter, filmmaker, author, Middle East and human rights analyst People fled their homes head over heels. Some of them barefoot, other in their pyjamas. They were given three choices; convert to Islam, pay extortion money (a so…

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Displaced Iraqi Christians open sweet factory in Erbil

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World Watch Monitor Erbil sweet factory Some of the workers at Erbil’s new sweet factory. PICTURE: World Watch Monitor, 2017 In his new factory, surrounded by sesame seeds, pistachios and sugar, Rabeea dips his spatula into a large vat of honey-coloured syrup. He’s checking its consistency to see if…

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Global persecution of Christians is ‘growing worse than ever’

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Nuns carry a large wooden cross into St. Joseph’s Cathedral April 14 in Hanoi, Vietnam, to celebrate Good Friday services. (CNS/Reuters/Kham) Michael Sean Winters | Apr. 25, 2017 Distinctly Catholic “The persecution of Christians is real. It is global in scope, brutal in its nature, daily in its…

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Chaldean museum set to open May 2

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By Associated Press A museum dedicated to the history and culture of Chaldeans is opening in West Bloomfield Township. The Chaldean Cultural Center Museum at 5600 Walnut Lake Road is set to open…

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Iraqi refugee becomes Anglican priest

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By Anglican Journal staff New Westminster Bishop Melissa Skelton introduces the Rev. Fr. Ayoob Adwar as a new priest in the Anglican Church of Canada. Photo: Wayne Chose Fr. Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, B.C. March 26.…

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Our Students, Our Future, Our Hope.

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During our recent trip to Iraq on 28th , March, 2017 we had the great privilege of touring some of the various Assyrian schools in Nohadra, north of Iraq accompanied by Rabi Fareed Yacoub, Supervisor of the Syriac Language and Chairman of the Curriculum Translation Committee.…

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Christians Among Illegal Immigrants Facing Deportation

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By Felix N. Codilla III , Christian Post Contributor The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has sent its first batch of deportees to Iraq. The first charter flight to Baghdad since 2010 left the United States on Wednesday, April 19, carrying eight Iraqis illegally staying in the country. They are…

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