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  • Five places where Pope Francis’ political lightning might strike next

    Five places where Pope Francis’ political lightning might strike next

    • Jan 11, 2016

    ROME — Francis’ papacy now has spanned parts of four years, and each of the first three brought a signature diplomatic breakthrough: helping prevent an anti-Assad Western offensive in Syria in 2013, restoring US/Cuba relations in 2014, and providing moral support for the Paris climate change accord in 2015. On

  • Iraq: Sanctuary to killing field

    Iraq: Sanctuary to killing field

    • Dec 13, 2015

    ERBIL, Iraq – By most measures, the Middle East’s most devastated Christian community today lies in Iraq, where a US-led invasion in 2003 ripped the lid off sectarian tensions, and where today the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant holds sway over large swaths of the country. A

  • When it comes to terrorism, 'a Christian is a Christian'

    When it comes to terrorism, 'a Christian is a Christian'

    • Nov 20, 2015

    Last week I was in northern Iraq studying the work of World Vision and other Christian aid organizations in response to the refugee crisis in the Middle East. While there I spent time with a young priest who opened my eyes to the reality that when it comes to terrorism,