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IDC Statement on State of the Union Address

  IDC Statement on State of the Union Address Commends Presidential Remarks on ISIL, Calls for Humanitarian Aid   Washington — IDC President Toufic Baaklini today issued the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address: “President Obama used his State of the Union address to highlight several serious challenges facing America and the international community, including the terrorism that continues to ravage the Middle East....

Fortenberry New Co-Chair of Religious Minorities Caucus

  Rep. Jeff Fortenberry Named Co-Chair of Middle East Religious Minorities Caucus Caucus Co-Founder Rep. Anna Eshoo Makes Bipartisan Appointment   Washington — Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) named Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) as Co-Chair of the Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus, a bipartisan group of Members in the House of Representatives that works to support Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. Both Reps. Eshoo and Fortenberry...

Cardinal Wuerl: We really cannot remain silent

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC, has a great interview in the National Catholic Register. Here's a powerful quote from his interview with Peter Jesserer Smith: I was just moved to say something, and that led to my comment that we really cannot remain silent. What we are witnessing in the Middle East is nothing less than atrocity, atrocity writ large. Families, whole communities, whole towns being driven out of their ancestral homes, all in the name of some sort of...


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