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War looms in Middle East as Iran plays expert game of brinkmanship Watch

Image of In the event of conflict, the U.S. would quickly overwhelm and degrade Iranian military power for a long time to come.

Iran continues to play an expert game of brinkmanship with the United States, but an error could prove catastrophic.  LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading


Cathedral in Iraq's largest Christian town to be rebuilt in 2020 Watch

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The Great Al-Tahira Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Bakhdida remains charred black inside, five years after the Islamic State plundered ... continue reading



Pope Francis prays for Iraqi people after 45 killed in protests Watch

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Pope Francis said Sunday that he was grieved to hear of the deadly violence against protesters in Iraq and expressed his closeness to the ... continue reading


Experts say they have PROOF of Noah's ark in 3D scans of legendary site Watch

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A team of experts say they have 3D images of Noah's Ark and will release the pictures in an upcoming documentary about the Ark.  LOS ... continue reading


United Arab Emirates pledges to help rebuild Catholic churches in Mosul Watch

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The United Arab Emirates is partnering with UNESCO to rebuild two Catholic churches in Mosul that were destroyed in 2014 by the Islamic ... continue reading


Bishops in Middle East urge prayer for northern Syria Watch

Image of Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Ras al Ayn during the Turkish offensive against Kurdish groups in northeastern Syria Oct. 17 2019 as seen from Turkey.

Bishops in Syria and Iraq have called for worldwide prayer as fighting between Turkish and Kurdish forces further destabilizes northern ... continue reading


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Moroccan king pardons woman who procured abortion, those who participated Watch

Image of Dr. Mohammed Jamal Belkeziz leaves the prison in Sale Oct 16 2019. He was pardoned after being sentenced to two years imprisonment for performing an abortion.

Morocco's king pardoned Wednesday a journalist, her fiance, and the medical team who last month were found guilty of procuring and ... continue reading


Syrian Christians face new threat from Turkey, human rights group warns Watch

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Endangered Christian populations in the Middle East face renewed risks as the United States removes troops from Syria, a leading human ... continue reading


How a Palestinian village sheds light on the drama of Christians in the Holy Land Watch

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Jifna is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, just 5 miles north of Ramallah - the de facto capital of the Palestinian Authority - and ... continue reading


Pompeo meets pope to discuss religious freedom, Middle East Christians Watch

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Pope Francis met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the preservation of Christian communities in the Middle East and the ... continue reading



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