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1463 news items

The Pilot

The Pilot
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:26:15 -0700

Sermed Ashkouri, an Iraqi Christian who is a member of Our Lady of Mesopotamia Syriac Catholic Mission in Newton is pictured during a trip to his native Baghdad in 2013. Pilot photo/courtesy Sermed Ashkouri ...

The Daily Star

The Daily Star
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:13:21 -0700

BEIRUT: The Syriac Orthodox bishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli George Saliba Wednesday denounced Muslims as enemies of Jesus, accusing them of a history of violence and oppression against Christians. “What is happening in Iraq is a strange thing, ...

Charisma News

Catholic Culture
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:33:45 -0700

The call from the Pope, on June 20, came shortly after a firebombing attack on the headquarters of the Syriac-Catholic Church in Mosul. On the same day the Pontiff had spoken at his regular Sunday audience about the Christians of Iraq who "are ...

AsiaNews.it

AsiaNews.it
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:54:00 -0700

Beirut (AsiaNews) - "Mosul must be retaken," Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Ephrem II said yesterday in a press conference in which he slammed the ethnic cleansing carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the Nineveh Plain.
 
Syrian Radio & TV Online
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:48:45 -0700

Hasaka, While the cultural diversity in the northeastern region of Syria has provided a fountain for bands and groups getting formed and vying with each other to commemorate the cultural and artistic heritage of the region, Barmaya troupe stands out ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Catholic Herald Online
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:14:23 -0700

The Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, which has taken control of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, was threatening to kill any Christians who did not convert to Islam or pay a tax, Syriac Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan told Vatican Radio ...

Sydney Morning Herald

American Spectator (blog)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:45:00 -0700

The monks at Mar Behnam, a Syriac monastery, tried to stay with their church even after their fellow Christians were sent away. But ISIS expelled the monks and refused to let them take their relics with them to Kurdistan. Several Chaldean Catholic nuns ...
 
Kansas City Star
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700

And Islamic State fighters took over the fourth-century Mar Behnam Monastery, a Syriac Catholic institution near the town of Beth Khdeda. Once among Iraq's most diverse urban centers, Mosul also was home to Shiites, Shabaks, Turkmen and Yazidis.
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