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Chaldean Catholic dies in Iraq after U.S. deportation

Detroit, Mich., Aug 9, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Christian leaders and local legislators have mourned the death of a Chaldean Christian who had been deported to Iraq by the United States. Jimmy Al-Daoud, a 41 year-old Chaldean Catholic who lived in the Detroit suburbs, was apprehended by U.S. Immigration …

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U.S. confronts China on religious freedom violations

China (MNN) – Dr. David Curry of Open Doors USA recently participated in the International Religious Freedom Roundtable. The meeting included United States Vice President Mike Pence and other interfaith religious freedom advocates. One of the goals—to hold China accountable for religious persecution in the country. “China is perhaps the …

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Pope Francis prays for victims of shootings in U.S.

Vatican City, Aug 4, 2019 / 04:35 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Sunday remembered the victims, and the families of the victims, of recent shootings in Texas, California, and Ohio, asking for prayers. “I am spiritually close to the victims of the episodes of violence that these days have bloodied Texas, …

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Taliban attacks aid groups, promises U.S. defeat

Afghanistan (MNN) — Violence is a constant threat in Afghanistan. The latest Taliban bombing killed three aid workers and at least six civilians – the deadliest episode in a year. Simultaneously, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai – the Taliban’s chief negotiator – promised an impending defeat of coalition forces led by …

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