Monthly Archives: December 2010

Amnesty calls on Iraq to protect Christians

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BAGHDAD — Rights group Amnesty International on Monday called on Iraq’s government to step up protection of Christians, after 44 worshippers were killed in a late October attack on a Baghdad church.…

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Death to Christians

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For some Christians around the world, Christmas is not a time for celebration. It’s a time for mourning, and for fear. This year in Iraq, there will be no Christmas celebrations, religious or otherwise.…

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UN Agency: Thousands of Christians Flee Central Iraq

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The U.N. Refugee agency reported that thousands of Iraqi Christians are fleeing central Iraq and seeking refuge in the northern region of the country. About 1,000 families have fled Baghdad and Mosul to the Kurdish-controlled region…

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Press release from ICIN

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Following the 31.10.10 massacre, at the Cathedral of Our Lady Of Deliverance (Syriac Catholic Church, Baghdad) during Sunday mass, where 58 people were killed, more…

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Assyrians deplore terror attack in Iran

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Younathan Betkolia, the Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance and the representative of Assyrians in the Iranian Parliament (Majlis)The Assyrian Universal Alliance has strongly condemned a recent terrorist…

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Bethlehem: Lessons from Christmas Town

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Nicholas Blincoe has spent much of the past five years in Bethlehem. So what has it taught him about peace and goodwill to mankind? Nicholas Blincoe: ‘We Bethlehemites are a moany bunch.’ Photograph: Michal…

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Iraqi Christians face grim future

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IRBIL, Iraq — They saw their brethren murdered during Mass and then were bombed in their homes as they mourned. Al-Qaida vowed to hunt them down. Now the Christian community of Iraq,…

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Iraqi Christians Want Their Own Province

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MOSUL, Iraq — In recent weeks, Iraq’s Christians have suffered some of the deadliest attacks against their community since 2003. Iraqis have called for the Ninevah Plains region to be officially declared a Christian…

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Pope defends Christians against injustice

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 .AFP Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday called for “Christ’s followers” to be defended in Africa, Asia and the Middle East and warned governments not to allow “antireligious fanaticism.”…

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