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Chaldeans Face Moral Risks in United States
Catholic News Service (18 May 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Iraqi Catholics fleeing physical danger in their homeland often find themselves unprepared for the moral threats awaiting their families in the United States, said the head of Chaldean Catholics in the Western U.S.

Bishop From Iraq Pleads for Support
Catholic News Service (15 June 2012)
ATLANTA (CNS) — Making an impassioned plea on behalf of Iraq’s dwindling Christian population, Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop Shlemon Warduni of Baghdad called upon the U.S. bishops to press the Obama administration to take steps to protect religious rights in the Middle Eastern country.

Laity To Help Grow Eastern Catholic Churches
Catholic News Service (25 September 2012)
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (CNS) — The message hit Patrick Keegan loud a clear: He’s a leader in his Byzantine Catholic parish just as much as his pastor.

Iraqi Cardinal and Chaldean Patriarch Retires
Catholic News Service (19 December 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of 85-year-old Cardinal Emmanuel-Karim Delly of Baghdad and has called for a late January meeting of the Chaldean synod of bishops to elect a new patriarch for the Chaldean Catholic Church.

Chaldean Bishops Elect Kirkuk Archbishop as New Patriarch
Catholic News Service (4 February 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The new head of the Chaldean Church, Patriarch Louis Raphael I of Baghdad, told his fellow Chaldean bishops and Vatican officials, “We want to follow the example of our martyrs who gave their lives for Christ.”

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