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Chalking for Jesus: What If We Had Listened to JPII About Iraq?

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Last year ISIS destroyed the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq: ISIS Obliterates Oldest Christian Monastery in Iraq. Anna Keating wonders what would have happened if we had listened to JPII:

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12.9
TCC Radio: The Religious Legacy of John Paul II

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Blessed Pope John Paul II & Blessed Mother Teresa

Krista Tippett discusses the religious legacy of St. Pope John Paul II. JP II championed a consistent ethic of life and nonviolence from conception to natural death, defended the poor and the environment, criticized capitalism and helped defeat communism. Listen to it from On Being after the jump:

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How the Iraq War Became a War on Christians

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Andrew Doran writes about how the warnings of Pope John Paul II prior  to a US led invasion of Iraq went unheeded. The Holy Father predicted that the war in Iraq would lead to the persecution of Christians, and other religious minorities in the region. Read his essay in The American Conservative here: How the Iraq War Became a War on ChristiansDonate to help Iraq’s Christians here. 

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