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Update on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling 2048 1536 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Update on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling

On Tuesday, April 2, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling to stop the deportations and grant bond hearings to the Iraqi nationals swept up in the ICE raids across the country. This recent ruling makes some Iraqi nationals who were previously protected by the court order now vulnerable to deportation as of April 9, 2019.

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Diaconate Ordinations 2019 2048 1365 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Diaconate Ordinations 2019

On April 7, third-year graduate Chaldean seminarians Marcus Shammami and Kevin Yono were ordained to the Diaconate by Bp. Francis Kallabat. Please keep them in your prayers as they continue to prepare for the priesthood.

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Reverend Fadie Gorgies 2000 1500 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Reverend Fadie Gorgies

Reverend Fadie Gorgies, parochial vicar at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Warren, Michigan, has been granted a personal leave of absence effective March 31, 2019.

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Bishop Francis Mayor Michael Taylor Fr. Manuel Boji Chaldean Apartments
Grand Opening of the New Chaldean Home Apartments 3000 2000 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Grand Opening of the New Chaldean Home Apartments

On the feast day of St. Joseph, Bishop Francis visited Holy Martyrs Church for a very special Mass and blessing of the new Chaldean Home of Sterling Heights Apartments.

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Update – Abuse Allegations 2000 1500 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Update – Abuse Allegations

Sub-deacon Hurmiz Ishak (Najeeb) was able to fulfill his bond requirements on December 12, 2018 and therefore was allowed to be at home while the case is investigated by civil authorities.

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The Issue of Recreational Marijuana and Other Drugs in our Community 2000 1500 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

The Issue of Recreational Marijuana and Other Drugs in our Community

The Chaldean Diocese of Saint Thomas the Apostle on the Issue of Recreational Marijuana and Other Drugs in our Community The Chaldean Diocese of Saint Thomas the Apostle joins the Church at large in condemning the use of ALL drugs outside of “strict, therapeutic grounds.”[1] We have now entered a new liturgical year where we…

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Arabic Official Statement – Abuse Allegations 2000 1375 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Arabic Official Statement – Abuse Allegations

Official Statement – Abuse Allegations 1200 900 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Official Statement – Abuse Allegations

  November 2, 2018 Official Diocesan Statement Regarding the Arrest of Hurmiz Risko Ishak: The Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle, Southfield, Michigan is cooperating fully with local law enforcement authorities regarding the arrest of Hurmiz Risko Ishak on allegations of child sexual abuse. Hurmiz, 65, also known as Najib, was hired in 1997…

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Final Profession of Vows for Sister Mary Christine 1080 1080 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Final Profession of Vows for Sister Mary Christine

  Sister Christine Foumia is the first American born nun to profess her final vows in the Chaldean Sisters, Daughters of May Immaculate.  She will be professing her final vows and becoming a professed nun on May 19, 2018 at 4pm at Mother of God Cathedral. All are welcome to join the ceremony at Mother of God. …

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50th Priestly Anniversary 800 670 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

50th Priestly Anniversary

Save the Date -Form for registration: REQUIRES first name, last name, how many people are attending, and telephone number -It’s free of charge, light appetizers provided -Location: Bellagio’s on 14 & Ryan -Doors open at 7pm Program starts 8pm – Registration is ONLY required for June 1st at Bella -Click HERE to RSVP

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