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Separation is Not the Solution in Iraq

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Alice Su, Aeon | “The entrance to Karemlash, a small village in northern Iraq, is marked by a sign featuring Jesus Christ, hands beckoning, next to the words ‘Wellcome Back’ [sic]. His beaming smile has taken on an ironic cast for the residents of this minority enclave.…

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Trump signs law to aid Christians in Iraq, Syria

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A center for internally displaced persons, most of whom are Christians, in Dawodiya, Iraq, April 10, 2016. Credit: Elise Harris/CNA By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Dec 11, 2018 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Donald…

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Oxford University Armenian Studies Chair Prof. Thomson Dies

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by The Armenian Mirror-Spectator LONDON — Prof. Robert W. Thomson (1934-2018), former Calouste Gulbenkian Professor of Armenian Studies at Oxford University (1992-2002), who died recently, is remembered by his colleagues and students for his monumental contributions to Armenian, Syriac, Georgian and Byzantine studies.…

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Middle East Catholic leaders: Bear witness in turbulent world

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Catholic News Service The Conference of the Catholic Patriarchs of the East gathered for its annual meeting Nov. 26-30 in Baghdad under the theme “Youth is a Sign of Hope in the Middle East Countries.” Catholic leaders of the Middle East cautioned that the very existence of…

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Candles for Peace campaign launched in Syria

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Mario Schiavone | Syrian children at the launch of the Candle for Peace campaign Pope Francis last Sunday before reciting the Anglus lit a candle sent to him from Syria as part of the Candles for Peace Campaign launched by the international Catholic pastoral charity and pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN…

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Secret Brexit legal advice is finally revealed: Attorney General warns the UK could be stuck in backstop FOREVER with no way out – even if negotiations with EU completely break down

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By Tim Sculthorpe, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Britain could be stuck in the Irish backstop forever if trade talks with the EU break down, the Prime Minister was warned in secret legal advice. The advice drawn up for the Cabinet was finally published today after MPs voted to find the Government in contempt of…

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Pope lights candle to promote peace in Syria

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis lit a candle decorated with the faces of Syrian children suffering from war from his balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, launching a global campaign calling for peace in the country “martyred by a war that has lasted for nearly eight years.”…

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