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Iraqui Archbishop welcomes Syrian refugees as brothers and sisters

09,Oct: 2013: "We welcome Syrian refugees to our homes, because we want to give witness to the universality of the Church and the Christian message of love," said Chaldean Archbishop Rabban al Qas of Amadiyah, Iraq. In recent months his diocese has welcomed more than 20 thousand people fleeing from the horrors of war in Syria. Stating that most of them have lost everything including their homes, family and friends, the prelate requested the faithful of the diocese to welcome them in their homes as their brothers and sisters. Following the prelate’s request a village near the border hosted more than 20 Christian families and integrated them into the local community
Source: Asianews


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