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Condemn IS actions, Patriarch tells Arab leaders

THE religious leaders of Muslim countries must raise their voices to condemn the actions of the IS, the Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon and Archbishop of Baghdad, the Most Revd Louis Raphael Sako, said on Tuesday. "We are calling on the religious leaders of the Muslim countries to issue a fatwa against the killing of any human being, not just other Muslims," he told a news conference organised by the Vatican mission to ...

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Improving the future by disturbing the present

Interim minsters do much more than hold the fort: they can implement lasting change, say Helen Gheorghiu Gould and Peter Hill  Subscribe to read more

Sat 21 Jan 17 @ 20:18
.@JustinWelby at @AuschwitzMuseum reflects on human propensity to evil https://t.co/lpnSFGdPXI

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