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Australian Senator backs Armenian Genocide recognition

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PanARMENIAN.Net – Senator Larissa Waters of The Australian Greens has signed an Affirmation of Support that confirms her backing for national recognition of the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocides, AINA cited the Joint Justice Initiative as saying on Saturday, May 30.…

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Card Sako: Pentecost and the strength to overcome the Covid-19 emergency

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The closures imposed by the virus provide an opportunity for “meditation and reflection” on Christ’s teachings to mature “in faith and vocation”. The crisis is “violent” but “transitory” and humanity will emerge “stronger”. The return to faith, the maturation of a domestic Church with the contribution of the Holy Spirit. From religious leaders the…

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Hope rises in Iraq, significant challenges remain

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By Katey Hearth Iraq (MNN) — After decades of war, Christians hope Iraq’s newest leader can transition the country into an era of peace. The odds are stacked against Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, but so far, he’s moving in a positive direction.…

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Aid for 20,000+ families as COVID-19 threat grows

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John Pontifex MORE than 20,000 families in Syria are to benefit from an emergency COVID-19 aid package just approved by a leading Catholic charity. Food baskets, face masks, sanitary items and other coronavirus protective equipment are being funded by Aid to the Church in Need (ACN).…

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Christ on the front lines: Remembering the fallen

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Marines bow their heads during a field service led by Chaplain Eric Malmstrom during his deployment to Iraq in 2005. (Photo courtesy of Eric Malmstrom)By Stacey Egger Each Memorial Day, Americans remember  those who have given their lives in service to their country. But for countless active military members, veterans…

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Iraqi Christians could be caught in crossfire as ISIS makes resurgence

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Rubble in front of a building in northern Iraq. (Open Doors USA)The government of Iraq is dealing with a deadlier threat than Covid-19. The resurgence of the ousted Islamic State has stepped up its hostilities in the disputed areas of Iraq. As reported in the local news these areas are home to a concentration of…

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