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2 hrs ago | DFW Catholic
Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako - together with all the Chaldean, Syrian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic and Armenian Bishops in northern Iraq - have launched an urgent appeal, calling for concrete action by the Iraqi government and an end to the "catastrophe" devastating their nation.
6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
"Do you think that the people of Israel need an army?" Cohen asked during a sermon.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin pictured with Abba Yohannes Kebede Amsalu, Representitive of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Ireland, after the launch of the Crosscare Information and Advocacy services Year 1 report, at the Crosscare center on Dublin's Sackville Place.
There is very little left of what used to be a lively and densely populated neighborhood near the border between Gaza and Israel.
The Russian Orthodox Patriarchate of Moscow has urged anyone with information about the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine should tell "the whole truth before God and the people."
Iraqi Christians are begging for help from the civilized world after Mosul, the northern city where they have lived and worshiped for 2,000 years, was purged of non-Muslims by ISIS, the jihadist terror group that claims to have established its own nation in the region.
Iraqi Christians fleeing the violence in the towns of Qaraqush and Bartala, both east of the city of Mosul in the northern province of Nineveh, pray at the St. George Church in the Kurdish autonomous region's capital, Irbil.
The continued Israeli offensive across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon left 32 Palestinians dead, bringing the total number killed since midnight to 56 as world and local leaders scrambled to arrange a ceasefire.
About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighbourhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.
Three Arabs and two Jews were arrested Tuesday afternoon following a street fight outside of the mall in the capital's Ramot neighborhood, located in northern Jerusalem, police said.
"Violence isn't overcome with violence. Violence is conquered with peace," the pope said before leading thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square in a moment of silent prayer July 20. "Our brothers and sisters are persecuted, they are chased away," he said, as he assured Christians in all of Iraq and the Middle East of his "constant ... (more)
Alyssa Xouris of Cary, a member of Girl Scout Troop 1761 led by Cheryl Olive, earned the Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.
In 2005, world news reported on an exorcism in Tanacu, Romania, in which Irina Cornici, a 23-year-old nun, died after being gagged and bound to a cross without food for three days.
Archbishop Ewostatewos, left, talks with Archbishop Henock, who traveled from Ethiopia to attend, during the opening Saturday of the permanent location of the Debre Mihret St. Michael Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Rainier Valley.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:26 am
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