Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, placed his face in his hands when asked how his faith has been challenged, changed in the crisis he has helped manage.
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The current political triangle made up of Turkey, the Islamic State and the Kurds in the Middle East is a textbook example of realpolitik in its rawest form.
Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Matti Warda spoke to NCR about the situation in Iraq. Warda attended the Knights of Columbus 133rd Supreme Convention held Aug. 4-6 in Philadelphia, Pa.
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The world continues to be silent in the face of widespread persecution of Christians and other religious minorities, Pope Francis said.
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Preview: It wasn't until my second deployment to Iraq in 2009 that I watched someone die from bleeding out.
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As he stepped down as president, George Washington warned the republic against entangling alliances with foreign states. The Farewell Address warned against both long-term hostilities and extended friendly relationships. On both counts, he showed foresight.