Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dinner highlights plight of Iraqi Christians, honors Baghdad cardinal

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Washington DC, Sep 19, 2008 / 06:00 pm (CNA).- The plight of Iraqi Christians in the chaotic wake of the war in Iraq has, in some places, become quite desperate. After meeting with two Chaldean bishops who explained the intensity of the situation, Deal Hudson decided to get the message out by honoring Cardinal Emmanuel…

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Video: Art and archaeology at the Museum of Fine Arts

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By Chris Bergeron GateHouse News Service BOSTON — Defending their desert home north of the Tigris River, bearded warriors attack invaders’ armored vehicles, beheading the alien king and slaughtering his troops with murderous ferocity.…

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Out & About: Seven Things to Do

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1. Immerse yourself in Greek culture at the 44th annual Greek Food Festival with food, dance, art and more. Today, noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 313 Tokay Ave., Modesto. Adult advance $12, adult gate $15, children 12 and younger $7.50. 522-7694.…

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Dinner highlights plight of Iraqi Christians, honors Baghdad cardinal

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Washington DC,The plight of Iraqi Christians in the chaotic wake of the war in Iraq has, in some places, become quite desperate. After meeting with two Chaldean bishops who explained the intensity of the situation, Deal Hudson decided to get the message out by honoring Cardinal Emmanuel Delly of Baghdad with the 2008 Partnership Award.…

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Seyfo Conference in Australian Parliament

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Mr. Sabri Atman, Chairman of Seyfo Center was invited by the Assyrian Universal Alliance-Australian Chapter to hold a series of seminars in Sydney and Melbourne on the Assyrian Genocide and was a guest speaker in the…

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Riyadh Batti :Kidnapped by armed men in Mosul

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Ankawa com /Mosul Ankawa.com sources in Mosul stated that armed men kidnapped Mr. Riyadh Batti to unknown place on Wednesday 17 September in front of his house in coincide with breakfast, the first meal after sunset during Ramadan.…

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Iraqi refugees in Egypt

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While most of the two million Iraqis who fled violence in their country are now in Syria or Jordan, nearly 150,000 are in Egypt. Four Iraqis describe life in a country with high unemployment, rising food prices and scant support for Iraqi refugees.…

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Iraq and Destruction of Christianity since Invasion by America

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By Lee Jay Walker Tokyo Correspondent Iraq and Destruction of Christianity since invasion by America. The American invasion was meant to install democracy and fresh hope. However, democracy is a long way away and secular law, which protected the rights of Christians, women, minorities, and others, during the reign of Saddam Hussein, was replaced by…

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Christians in Iraqi Kurdistan Say They Will Not Return to Baghdad

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By Deborah Block Zakho, Iraq In Mosul, in northern Iraq, Islamic militants continue to target Christians, forcing them from their homes. Several months ago, an archbishop in Mosul was kidnapped and killed. In Baghdad, after being threatened by insurgents in 2004, thousands of Christians left the Iraqi capital. Many fled to neighboring countries, but others have settled…

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED AT THE UNITY FESTIVAL

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With the beautiful blue skies and the sun shining on us, with the nice breeze and the scent of summer filling up the air; it was a picture perfect day on Sunday August 31st 2008. Some people were dancing; some were strolling and others were chatting while the children ran around playing and laughing. This…

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Iraqis will no longer receive automatic asylum

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By Thijs Bouwknegt* Dutch Deputy Justice Minister Nebahat Albayrak says Iraqi refugees will no longer be granted automatic refugee status because the security situation in their country is improving. But organisations representing the interests of refugees say she has acted prematurely.…

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