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March 3, 2017

Heartbreaking Lenten letter from Syria describes the 5 main horrors of the Syrian Civil War

Archbishop Samir Nassar, the Marionite Archbishop of Damascus, wrote a pastoral letter on Ash Monday, the day Lent begins in the Eastern and Oriental Catholic Church. In the letter, Archbishop…
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December 15, 2016

Terrorists responsible for St. Mark's Cathedral attack finally named

When St. Mark's Cathedral was attacked, 25 people - primarily women and children - were killed. At least 25 people were killed and another 49 were injured in the explosion.…
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November 18, 2016

Three Christians flogged in Iran for drinking the Blood of Christ

Three Christians have been sentenced to eighty lashes in Iran for the sin of taking the Holy Sacrament of Communion. The men are Muslim converts to Christianity. They also face…
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November 18, 2016

Spanish judge dismisses charges against Eucharist thief

Critics of a Spanish judge say he wrongly dismissed charges against an artist who stole consecrated Hosts for an exhibit that disrespected the Catholic faith. The Spanish Association of Christian…
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November 16, 2016

TOUGH CLASS: The one class these children take to determine if they live or die

As children return home to their villages in northern Iraq, they are expected to take a very important class. How they do in that class will determine if they live…
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October 21, 2016

Jerusalem bishop’s insights on peacemaking in the Holy Land

Recently I emailed questions to the auxiliary bishop of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Bishop William Shomali, asking him to share his first-hand insights regarding the many injustices and violent…
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September 20, 2016

U.S.A under Attack – stabbings, bombings and several IEDs discovered in US cities

Two attacks were conducted and one dangerous threat was detected over the weekend in three separate cities across the United States. In Minnesota, a man walked casually into a mall…
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September 14, 2016

Father kills 7-year-old daughter after Catholic mother renounced Islam

An enraged man tracked down his 7-year-old daughter, Mary Shipstone, and shot her before turning the gun on himself. Mary's parents, Lyndsey Shipstone and Yasser Alromisse, met in Skelmersdale, Lancashire,…
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September 13, 2016

Pope Francis to celebrate Mass for Fr Jacques Hamel

The 85-year-old French priest was killed by two Islamists while celebrating Mass Pope Francis is to celebrate Mass for Fr Jacques Hamel, the French priest killed by two Islamist terrorists in…
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September 7, 2016

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti wants churches destroyed – it’s time for the West to rethink relations

Unless Western powers show they care about human rights they will be exposed as hypocrites This story, reported by an Israeli source, about the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia calling…
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