Monthly Archives: April 2008

Targeting Iraq’s Christians

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Whether it’s al-Qaeda’s murderers in Iraq, or Islamist prejudice in other parts of the Arab world, the defense of minorities in the Arab world must not be left only to the Vatican or Western church leaders. We then encourage the dangerous notion that…

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Sorrow, defiance, Iraq Christians bury slain priest

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Sun Apr 6, 2008 6:56pm IST/ By Aws Qusay BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Scores of grieving Christians packed a Baghdad church on Sunday for the funeral mass of a priest slain by gunmen in the latest attack on a minority community that has become a target in Iraq’s sectarian violence.…

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Pope laments killing of Iraqi priest

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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Benedict lamented on Sunday the killing of an Iraqi priest during a drive-by shooting in Baghdad, the latest attack on Iraq’s Christian community.…

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Iraqi Christian Priest Killed in Baghdad

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Authorities in Iraq say a Christian priest has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad Saturday. Youssef Adel was leaving his house in central Baghdad when a group of men in a speeding car opened fire as they drove past.…

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301 to be revised very soon, PM ErdoÄŸan says

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Turkey will move to change an anti-free speech penal code article as soon as Parliament finishes its work on a social security reform bill that is currently under discussion, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan said yesterday.…

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Bishop Kenney to visit Christians in Iraq

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Bishop Kenney to visit Christians in Iraq Bishop William Kenney, auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham and Spokesman on European Affairs for the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales is planning to visit Northern Iraq from 11-16 April, writes Peter Jennings.…

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