Monthly Archives: March 2008

Weeping Christians bury Iraqi archbishop

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The patriarch of Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic church, Emmanuel III Delly, tearfully urged Christians on Friday not to seek revenge for the death of the archbishop of Mosul, whose body was found in a shallow grave two weeks after being kidnapped.…

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Iraq: Death of Chaldean archbishop condemned

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New York, 14 March (AKI) – The top United Nations official in Iraq has strongly condemned the death of Monsignor Paulos Faraj Rahho, the Archbishop of the Chaldean Church of Mosul, who had been kidnapped by gunmen last month.…

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Besieged Iraqi Christians Need A Safe Haven, Supporters Say

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Patrick Goodenough / International Editor (CNSNews.com) – The best thing the church worldwide can do for Iraq’s beleaguered Christians is support a push for a secure province for the community, an activist campaigning for autonomy for Iraq’s ethnic Assyrians said Friday.…

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President Bush Saddened by Death of Archbishop Rahho

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I send my condolences to the Chaldean community and the people of Iraq on the death of Archbishop Rahho. I deplore the despicable act of violence committed against the Archbishop of Mosul. The terrorists will continue to lose in Iraq because they are savage and…

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Iraqi Archbishop’s Death Targets Christians

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By Peter Lamprecht ISTANBUL, March 13 (Compass Direct News) – An Iraqi archbishop kidnapped and held for ransom for 14 days has been found dead in northern Iraq in what appears to be an attempt to force Christians out of the city, church leaders said.…

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Benedict to seek U.S. help for Iraqi Christians

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By John Phillips – Pope Benedict XVI, during his upcoming visit to Washington, plans to seek President Bush’s help in stopping the flight of Christians from Iraq, Vatican sources said yesterday. The German-born pontiff will cite the kidnapping of…

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TURKEY’S DARK SECRET RESONATING THE AIRWAVES

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Rosie Malek-Yonan / LOS ANGELES, CA – With the world’s attention focused on the battlegrounds of Belgium and France, under the protective mask of WWI, the systematic extermination of Assyrians, Pontic Greeks and Armenians in Ottoman…

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Silence must not descend on Archbishop of Mosul

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Kirkuk (AsiaNews) – The Iraqi Church is “suffering profoundly” from the “darkness and silence” which reign over the kidnap of Mosul’s Chaldean Archbishop, as anxiety and concern increase among the faithful and their pastors. A fresh appeal has been…

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