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Gaza Exodus: Helping Christians caught in a crisis Watch

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With fewer than 1,000 Christians in a population of 1.8 million, the Christian population in Palestine's Gaza Strip today is less than half ... continue reading


Archbishop Warda: US-Iran tensions threaten Iraq's Christian communities Watch

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After Iran attacked an air base in Erbil early Wednesday, the Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil said the current tensions between Iran and the ... continue reading


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Archbishop Gomez urges prayers for peace amid Iran tensions Watch

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Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has urged Catholics to pray for peace during amid ... continue reading


Have our prayers worked? USA and Iran back down from war Watch

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Our prayers have worked! The United States and Iran are backing down from war.  LOS ANGELES, CA (California Network) - The prayers of ... continue reading


Pope Francis prays for 176 victims of Iran plane crash Watch

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Pope Francis has offered his prayers for the souls of the 176 passengers of a Ukrainian International Airlines flight, who died when the ... continue reading


Soleimani air strike could mean new danger for Iraqi Christians Watch

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Christian communities in the Middle East are likely to suffer renewed persecution amid the instability following recent U.S. airstrikes, ... continue reading





Here's what's next in the conflict between the U.S. and Iran Watch

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The United States has accepted responsibility for a drone strike which killed a top Iranian general and several of his aides and allies. ... continue reading


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

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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




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