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In midst of Syrian war, giant Jesus statue arises.

03 November 2013, Beirut (AP) — In the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a giant bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country’s … Continue reading

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Patriarch Kirill believes Syrian Christian metropolitans kidnapped in spring are alive.

Sergiyev Posad, October 9, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes the Christian leaders from the Syrian city of Aleppo, who were abducted in spring 2013, could still be alive. “There are indirect indications that they are … Continue reading

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John Paul II and John XXIII to be declared saints on April 27th

September 30, 2013, Vatican: His Holiness Pope Francis has announced that he will canonize both His Holiness John Paul II and John XXIII, on April 27th, 2014. The date is quite symbolic. It coincides with the Feast Day of Divine … Continue reading

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The Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch speaks out against Violence in Syria

The Patriarch of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch speaks out against Violence in Syria Youhanna X Yazigi says Christians, Muslim united against violence September 28, 2013, Vatican: The pain and suffering of Christians in Syria was at the heart … Continue reading

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One of those killed in Ma’loula: “I am a Christian, and if you want to kill me for this, I do not object to it”.

Damascus, September 18, 2013 “I am a Christian, and if you want to kill me for this, I do not object to it” – such were the last words of one of three Christians, killed by extremists after their refusal … Continue reading

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The Church of South India has today appointed its first woman bishop.

25 September 2013″ Chennai: The Revd Eggoni Pushpalalitha was ordained in 1983 and has most recently been a priest in the Diocese of Nadyal in Andhra Pradesh. Her appointment comes only days after the Church of Ireland elected its first … Continue reading

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A Millitant Group Claims Responsibility For Twin Suicide Bombings At All Saints Church

23 September 2013 Peshawar: According to the Associated Press, Ahmad Marwat, who branded himself as the spokesperson for a wing of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings outside the Church. “All non-Muslims in Pakistan are our … Continue reading

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