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Archbishop of Basra: A Christian school open to all to counter poverty and illiteracy
For the first time since 1970, a Christian educational institute is established in south Iraq. The opening is scheduled for the next school year. It will have Christian, Muslim, and Mandaean teachers. Msgr. Habib: Proclaiming God through "the education of new generations". Opening the doors of hope, creating employment for adults, and improving relations with Muslims.
Pakistani textbooks packed with anti-Christian bias
School curriculum is strong on religious discrimination and the glorification of war but zero on developing critical faculties.
17/08/2016 17:07:00 IRAQ
For the archbishop of Erbil, the feast of the Assumption brings hope for the future of Christians in Mosul (Photos)
More than 2,000 faithful, many of them refugees, attended the solemn Eucharistic celebration. Mgr Warda speaks of a "feast for the whole community", made possible thanks to the work of dozens of young volunteers. The diocese provided free bus transportation from shelters. The situation has improved but aid is still need.
The killing of a Christian businessman in Kirkuk rekindles fear among Christians
Hani Salim Wadi owned a mobile phone store in downtown. He was 34, married with a daughter. Local eyewitnesses say that he was shot to death in a “targeted killing”. The local Christian community now fears a new wave of violence.
Christian minorities in Pakistan: little freedom and rising Islamic pressure
Parvez Musharraf meets Pope John Paul II
Terror campaign targets Chaldean church in Iraq
There were two new attacks against the parish of the Holy Spirit in Mosul in as many days. A convent of Dominican Sisters has also been struck. These are the most blatant signs of a campaign that aims to throw Christians out of Iraq. Then there is the problem of emigration, a problem afflicting also Shiites and Sunnis.
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