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Syrian Christians Fear Persecution by ISIS in Lebanon as Well

Last edited 14th July 2016

Somewhere in the Beqaa Valley, Lebanon (July 13, 2016)—Let us call them Samir and Sabine. Let us say they are in their early 50s, Christians who have fled from Raqqah, Syria, the ISIS stronghold.

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Baton Rouge Killing: Black Lives Matter Protest Photo Hailed as 'Legendary'

Last edited 11th July 2016

Protests have continued in the United States, after violent incidents involving African American people and the police last week.

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Baton Rouge Killing: Black Lives Matter Protest Photo Hailed as 'Legendary'

Last edited 11th July 2016

Protests have continued in the United States, after violent incidents involving African American people and the police last week.

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Italians Restore 900-year-old Mosaics at Bethlehem Church

Last edited 10th July 2016

Restorers, after clearing away centuries of dirt, discovered the Church of the Nativity had a seventh mosaic

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The US Department of Justice has Launched a Civil Rights Investigation into a Police Shooting of a Black man in Louisiana.

Last edited 6th July 2016

Video footage appeared to show two white police officers holding down and fatally shooting Alton Sterling, 37, in Baton Rouge.

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Church Raised $150M to Assist Syrians, Iraqis in 2014-15

Last edited 3rd July 2016

In 2014-15, Catholic dioceses and organizations raised $150 million to assist five million persons affected by the humanitarian crisis in Syria and Iraq, according to the Holy See Press Office.

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A Debate on Marriage Equality Need Not Be Hate-filled. We Could All Benefit From It

Last edited 1st July 2016

In a wide-ranging speech delivered last week and published in the Guardian ("Straight politicians don't understand what it’s like to hide their relationships in fear"), Senate opposition leader Penny Wong made the case against a plebiscite on the redefinition of the marriage.

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Thousands Seek Refuge in South Sudan After town is Engulfed By Violence

Last edited 1st July 2016

More than 50 people were killed in a battle between government forces and a new rebel group

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Istanbul Ataturk Airport Attack: Deaths rise to 42 as Turkey Mourns

Last edited 29th June 2016

Turkey has observed a national day of mourning after a gun and suicide bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport killed 42 people, including 13 foreign nationals.Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance late on Tuesday. They blew themselves up after police fired back.

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Steve's Story on 'Safe Schools'

Last edited 28th June 2016

Watch Steve, a heroic father, talk about the ‘Safe Schools’ program in his daughter’s school. "It was all about gender identity, promoting LGBTI issues, you know, people say teaching about penis tucking and breast binding, I saw the links, I saw the material there, people talk about teaching kids to hide their internet history, I saw that it was it was all there…" . Every parent must watch this video.

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