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06 May 2016 – IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) — As heavy fighting continues across the Ninevah Plain, some Christians displaced by the Islamic State group have given up the dream of returning home and joined the stream of refugees leaving the war-torn country.   Read more...
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04 May 2016 – NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) — The Melkite Catholic archbishop of Aleppo, Syria, has asked for support for his war-torn city and thanked the Knights of Columbus and other organizations.  Read more...
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03 May 2016 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Omar al-Muqdad has seen both sides of the refugee crisis. In 2004, he assisted Iraqi refugees in his home country of Syria.  Read more...
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29 Apr 2016 – NEW DELHI (CNS) — A Catholic bishop in southern India was kidnapped and assaulted by unknown attackers demanding money.  Read more...
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29 Apr 2016 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Italian authorities arrested six suspects who allegedly received orders from the Islamic State terrorist group to attack the Vatican and the Israeli embassy in Rome.  Read more...
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28 Apr 2016 – WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Russia’s Catholic Church has launched a joint project with Russian Orthodox leaders to rebuild churches and monasteries destroyed during the war in Syria.  Read more...
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26 Apr 2016 – ATLANTA (CNS) — Christian churches have a responsibility to work to bring the chronic conflict in the Middle East to a just peace, and more effective advocacy is needed in the United States, said church leaders meeting in Atlanta.  Read more...
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20 Apr 2016 – IRBIL, Iraq (CNS) — When the Islamic State group rolled across Iraq’s Ninevah Plain in 2014, tens of thousands of Christians fled for their lives to Kurdish-controlled areas of the country.   Read more...


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