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February 23, 2017
Jesus statue beheaded twice in 2 weeks
The statue stands outside Cottage Avenue Pentecostal Fellowship in Indianapolis
Pastor: "It's still headless, we haven't gotten it fixed yet".To millions of people, the image of Jesus Christ stands for peace, love, and compassion.So it's a little startling to see a statue of Jesus outside an Indiana church defaced twice in the past two weeks. Once on a Sunday, even.
His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II gave a lecture entitled “Can Christians Still have a Future in the Middle East?” at the Pazmany Peter Catholic Universty in Budapest.His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk and Kurdistan, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director were also present at the lecture.
Pope Francis has granted the title of Lawyer of the Roman Rota to Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bombay, India.The Global Council of Indian Christians(GCIC) congratulates His Eminence on his prestigious appointment to the Roman Rota by Pope.