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Thumbnail anti christian slogan in saint cyril church in cairo egypt credit aid to the church in need cna 5 21 15 13 planning attacks on Christians arrested in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 20, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Egyptian police on Sunday arrested 13 people who were planning attacks against Christians...

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Thumbnail 20160324t1106 2343 cns brussels airport chaplain A clash of secularism and fundamentalism

While President Obama is correct in saying the war on terror is not and mustn’t become a war against Islam, it would be foolish to ignore the...

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Thumbnail gettyimages 539939450 cna ACLU lawyers say Christians caused the Orlando shooting

After a gunman pledging allegiance to ISIS carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, attorneys with the American Civil Liberties...

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Thumbnail 20160317t1118 0369 cns kerry isis genocide Advocates applaud U.S. recognition of Christian genocide in Middle East

In a historic move, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Christians, Yezidis, Shi’a Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities were...

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Thumbnail a woman at sharia al haman hope refugee camp in duhok iraq on march 28 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna After genocide, what's next for Iraq's Christians?

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the United States has declared that genocide is taking place against Christians and...

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Thumbnail al tamera syriac catholic church in qaraqosh burned and destroyed courtesy of fr roni momika cna After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain

After three years in exile from Iraq's Nineveh Plain while it was occupied by the Islamic State, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena...

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Thumbnail destroyed buildings in homs syria credit chaoyue pan via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 11 4 15 A growing coalition agrees: Christians are genocide victims too

Legal experts, religious leaders, and now an independent government commission are asking the U.S. State Department to include Christians among the...

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Thumbnail easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 Aleppo's Melkite archbishop looks to rebuild city from the ashes

After the Syrian city of Aleppo lost over half its Christian population during the conflict among government forces and various rebel groups, its...

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Thumbnail pic1 640 Ankawa bomb attack strikes unease in refugees with nowhere else to go

A car bomb explosion in front of the American consulate in what is considered the safest city in Iraq has left many unnerved and anxious, praying...

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Thumbnail easter attack on christians in aleppo syria credit melkite archdiocese of aleppo syria cna 5 14 15 1 A plea to the US Secretary of State: Recognize anti-Christian genocide

The U.S. must not ignore the Islamic State’s genocide of Christians. That is the position of a petition drive and television campaign seeking to...

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Thumbnail cna nicole mason 19736 Are MidEast youth losing the virtue of hope?

Beirut, Lebanon, Feb 25, 2017 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Syriac-Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan has said that the number of youth...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan archdiocese of boston via flickr cc by nd 20 ewtn Are young Catholics cynical about politics? Nope, Cardinal Dolan says

Krakow, Poland, Jul 30, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With political discourse taking a turn for the nasty(er) as the U.S. presidential...

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Thumbnail st peters basilica credit lisa cancade hackett via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 1 Arrests made in alleged terror plot against Vatican, Israeli embassy

Italian police arrested four people and issued arrest warrants for two more on Thursday on suspicion of conspiring with the Islamic State terrorist...

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Thumbnail pope francis 1 at the liturgy of the lords passion at st peters basilica on april 3 2015 credit losservatore romano cna As battle for Mosul rages, Pope appeals for an end to violence in Iraq

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2016 / 06:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the Iraqi Army currently embroiled in an effort to liberate Mosul and the Plains of...

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Thumbnail piece of cake march 23 2008 credit anna via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna A sweet sign of hope: Pope's envoy returns to Iraq with Easter cake

Pope Francis' personal envoy to Iraq will return to the country during Holy Week, bringing with him the pontiff's love and solidarity along with a...

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Thumbnail a young refugee rests after having fled from isis and arrived in ankawa in the northern part of erbil iraq credit wwwankawacom cna 6 9 15 A year after ISIS invasion, religious minorities in Mosul could disappear

One year after ISIS invaded Mosul, the Iraqi city’s diverse religious heritage is on the verge of extinction, warned a U.S. government commission...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on may 28 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 7 cna 5 28 14 Bangladesh attack an offense against God, humanity, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jul 2, 2016 / 08:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has again voiced his sorrow for another “barbarous” terrorist attack, offering...

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Thumbnail romes trevi fountain illuminated red for persecuted christians credit daniel ibanez  cna Blood-red Trevi fountain a wake-up call on Christian persecution

Illuminated by the red light that spilled across Rome’s Trevi fountain, voices from persecuted Christian communities across the world shared the...

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