Monthly Archives: September 2015

Obama set to deport 12 Iraqi Christian refugees

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Detained for 6 months while criminal illegals allowed to stay Leo Hohmann is a news editor for WND. He has been a reporter and editor at several suburban newspapers in the Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, areas and also served as managing editor of Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina.…

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Iraqi Catholic Leader Urges Christians Not to Leave

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by Mary Chastain Patriarch Louis Sako, the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Baghdad, is the latest Christian leader to ask Christians in the Middle East not to abandon their homelands despite threats from radical Islamic groups. He also slammed the countries who give preferential treatment to Christian refugees.…

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Kurdistan’s refugee camps ease Europe’s burden

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By Paul Iddon 11 hours ago Earlier this month Germany said that it expected 800,000 refugees to arrive in that country by the end of the year and that it could take in an additional 500,000 per year if need be. Very substantial figures. Hence many articles and assessments on how this influx of…

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U.S. Legislators and Public Highlight Persecution of Middle East Christians

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Written by Warren Mass U.S. Legislators and Public Highlight Persecution of Middle East Christians As the Christian population of several countries in the Middle East continues to dwindle owing to persecution, several members of Congress, led by Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) introduced a resolution on September 9 stating that those who…

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yriacs in southeast commemorate Muslim cleric as savior of ancestors

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MARD?N – Do?an News Agency DHA Photos Syriacs living in the southeastern town of Midyat have commemorated a Muslim cleric who saved a large number of Christians in 1915 through a church service. Around 200 people, mostly Syriacs living in the southeastern province of Mardin’s Midyat district, commemorated Muslim Sheikh Fethullah Hamidi – the Muslim…

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Christian Refugees in Sweden Fear Muslim Refugees

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Christians fleeing Muslim persecution are an obvious target Daniel Greenfield While Western leftists demanding that Europe admit all the Syrian Muslims the UN can dump on them, their first victims will be real refugees. Christian refugees from the Middle East.…

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Yazidi refugees have an urgent need for protection from genocide

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The Australian Government has finally announced that it will increase its humanitarian intake by 12,000 places in the wake of the Syrian crisis. Amid the cacophony over which refugees are most in need of refuge, and the unhelpful ‘Muslim versus Christian’ discourse, there is a community that has been largely forgotten.…

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Lone vet returns to Iraq to fight ISIS

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“I’m not here serving my country — I’m here serving Christians,” says former U.S. soldier Brett Felton, who returned to Iraq to train Christians how to defend themselves from ISIS This past winter, a 60 Minutes team traveling through Iraq stumbled on a 28-year-old American man in Bakufa, an abandoned Christian village north of Mosul.…

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Ramsay F. Dass, MD, President, American Middle East Christians Congress

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On August 23, 2015, a letter to His Holiness Pope Francis and to the Middle East church hierarchy, under the heading “Divided We Fall–What Next?,” was sent to the heads of the Middle East Christian churches in the Middle East and around the world (see attached). Many of the Middle East church leaders have responded…

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Syriac Catholic Patriarch visits Ottawa

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Leader says West must stop Syrian and Iraq wars so refugees can stay home By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Archbishop Ignatius Joseph III Younan, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East…

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Gays, Kurds and Yazidis: the most persecuted minorities in Syria

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There’s been a lot of talk about Islamic State’s persecution of Christians. But here are some of the other minorities that are suffering. Iraqi Yazidi men after being released from IS internment. Photo: Getty As Australia decides upon criteria for the 12,000 Syrian asylum seekers, Prime Minister…

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Sterling Heights planning commission rejects mosque proposal

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By: Randy Wimbley he Sterling Heights Planning Commission voted 9-0 unanimously to deny the building of a new mosque. The proposed mosque would have been built at 15 Mile Road near Mound. Muslims denied a mosque in Sterling Heights, it’s been a point of contention in the city for a while.…

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Arab-Chaldean dialogue is needed

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Arab-Chaldean relations have reached a critical point. Repeated attempts by some Chaldeans to attack, smear and ridicule Arab and Muslim Americans can no longer be tolerated. This rising bigotry should be addressed with reason and dialogue within and between both communities. Members of the Chaldean community took turns trying to convince Sterling Heights city…

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