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Christians in the Middle East: dwindling despite deep roots

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In News5 Comments Christians have been rooted in the Middle East as minority communities since the birth of the religion, but their numbers are dwindling amid conflict and jihadist attacks. Christians Today they make up only four percent of the region’s population, down from 20 percent before the First World War, Cardinal Kurt Koch,…

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Cardinal Sako: I can do a lot for Iraq’s Muslims

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By Rudaw From left: Angelo De Donatis General Vicar of Rome, Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and Louis Raphael I Sako patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans addend the consistory where Pope Francis…

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Pope to 14 new cardinals: Defend the dignity of the poor

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By: FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis gave the Catholic Church 14 new cardinals Thursday, exhorting them to resist any temptation toward haughtiness and instead embrace “the greatest promotion” they could hope to obtain: tending to those neglected…

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Oakland’s Judge Hala Jarbou honored with award

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By Aileen Wingblad, awingblad@digitalfirstmedia.com,, @awingblad on Twitter An Oakland County judge was recently honored with the Pillar of Justice Award, given to experts in the field of law considered to be held in high esteem by their peers, and to recognize their exemplary community service.…

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World Refugee Week: Remembering Suffering Christians and Yazidis

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Gary Lane This year, The United Nations Secretary General has drawn special attention to the plight of suffering Christians and Yazidis from Iraq and Syria. “It is very important to ensure the return of the Christians, in general, to the religious minorities, and the Yazidis themselves, to their homeland,” said António Guterres…

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