Monthly Archives: April 2010

Iraq: Easter hopes in times of strife

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By John Pontifex A LEADING archbishop has spoken of renewed hopes for the survival of Christianity in one of Iraq’s most troubled regions after Easter celebrations passed off peacefully – with increased numbers attending the services. (Archbishop Amil Nona of Mosul)…

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The Armenian Genocide and the Turks

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By Benjamin Bidder, Daniel Steinvorth and Bernhard Zand  AP/ Armenian National ArchivesThe month of April marks the 95th anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide. An unusual television documentary shows what motivated the murderers and why Germany, and other countries, remained silent.…

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DANKHA ZOMAYA

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“SCULPTUROR” MAY 1 & 2, 2010 Dankha Zomaya was born in 1960 in Syria. His studies include a Degree in “Fine Arts” from the University of Damascus.…

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Iraqi Christians under fire

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Half the refugees fleeing Iraq are Christian, dramatically reducing a presence that pre-dates Islam. Edward Stourton reports By Edward Stourton Fr Rayan Paulos Atto showed me an elaborately decorated bronze and glass case…

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