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Iraq: Christians find hometown in ruins

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

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Watch - acrobatic child baptism in Georgia

New parents in Tbilisi, Georgia had their children blessed at the Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral in celebration of the Epiphany.

New parents in Tbilisi, Georgia had their children blessed at the Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral in celebration of the Epiphany.

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Pope Francis honours persecuted Middle East Christians

On the feast of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, Pope Francis paid tribute to Christians in the Middle East who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist…

On the feast of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, Pope Francis paid tribute to Christians in the Middle East who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist…

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Pope Francis makes Christmas plea for peace

Pope Francis delivered words of hope and comfort, alongside pleas for peace, in his Christmas Day address.

Pope Francis delivered words of hope and comfort, alongside pleas for peace, in his Christmas Day address.

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Bethlehem celebrates Christmas

Tourists from around the world join locals to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the town where Christians say Jesus was born.

Tourists from around the world join locals to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the town where Christians say Jesus was born.

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Christmas Eve crowds flock to Bethlehem

Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.

Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.

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Iraq: Christmas service held in Bartella, recently liberated from ISIL

Bartella: Christmas after ISIL Hundreds of Iraqi Christians gathered in Bartella, near Mosul, for a Christmas Eve service – the first since this area was retaken from the Islamic State group (ISIL) in

Bartella: Christmas after ISIL Hundreds of Iraqi Christians gathered in Bartella, near Mosul, for a Christmas Eve service – the first since this area was retaken from the Islamic State group (ISIL) in

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Twitter mocks Nigerian preacher for deleting anti-Trump prophecy

Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.

Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.

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Original rock of tomb of Jesus revealed

In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the origi

In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the origi

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General Butt Naked pleads for funding and Liberia's forgiveness

A former notorious Liberian warlord "General Butt Naked," who repented of his atrocities and became a preacher seeks for funding for his project.

A former notorious Liberian warlord "General Butt Naked," who repented of his atrocities and became a preacher seeks for funding for his project.

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Muslims attend Sunday Mass after terror killing of French priest

Many Muslims attended church in France this Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots.

Many Muslims attended church in France this Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots.

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Russia: President Putin attends Easter Mass in Moscow cathedral

An Easter service was held in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill led the service which was attended by several

An Easter service was held in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill led the service which was attended by several

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Orthodox Easter: Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem

Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Easter rocket ban on Greek island leads to protest

Some residents on the Greek island of Chios are up in arms over the banning of rocket firing on the eve of Orthodox Easter. Villagers from two rival

Some residents on the Greek island of Chios are up in arms over the banning of rocket firing on the eve of Orthodox Easter. Villagers from two rival

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe and the Middle East have been celebrating Easter, the most important date in their religious calendar

Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe and the Middle East have been celebrating Easter, the most important date in their religious calendar

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Catholic and Russian Orthodox leaders end 1000-year standoff

It is a meeting that may signal the beginning of the end of nearly 1000 years of bitter and often bloody rivalry between two branches of the

It is a meeting that may signal the beginning of the end of nearly 1000 years of bitter and often bloody rivalry between two branches of the

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Stage is set ahead of historic pope-patriarch meeting

The stage is set, now all that remains is for the lead actors to arrive. A historic reunion of East and West is scheduled for Friday (February 12)

The stage is set, now all that remains is for the lead actors to arrive. A historic reunion of East and West is scheduled for Friday (February 12)

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Ethiopia celebrates baptism of Jesus

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

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Jihadists destroy ancient monastery in Iraq

For 1,400 years Saint Elijah’s Monastery in Mosul Iraq had survived assaults by nature and man, but now newly obtained satellite images have

For 1,400 years Saint Elijah’s Monastery in Mosul Iraq had survived assaults by nature and man, but now newly obtained satellite images have