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Please read this important article from Catholic News Agency which talks about an Iraqi refugees currently living in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ church in Naour which is located in Amman, the capital of Jordan.
Jordan has arrested 11 members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group who it said confessed to planning "terrorist operations" in the kingdom, a security official said on Sunday.
ISIS militants have seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, both of which border Jordan, declaring a "caliphate" and imposing a brutal interpretation of Islamic law.
The 11 alleged ISIS members "admitted their links to the leadership of the Daesh organization in Syria and that they were charged with carrying out terrorist operations in Jordan targeting a number of vital interests", the official said, using the ISIS group's Arabic acronym.
Security forces were continuing their investigation into the group, the source added in comments published by state news agency Petra.
Washington has drummed up support for an international coalition, which includes Jordan and Saudi Arabia, to tackle the ISIS group in Syria and Iraq.
The militants' advances have raised fears that they could gain ground in neighboring Jordan, which is struggling to deal with an influx of 600,000 Syrian refugees and to contain local Islamist groups.
Original article link http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/09/21/Jordan-arrests-11-alleged-is-members-over-terror-plan-.html
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The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ church in Naour will soon have its share of Iraqi refuges.
The repairing of some of the church facilities has started in order to accept Iraqi families who were forced to leave their country because they were Christians. The number of Iraqi refuges that will arrive to the church is still undecided, but earlier this month, reports were published about almost a 1000 refuges will soon enter the Jordanian territories seeking for shelter and safety.
Here are some pictures of the church facilities being repaired.
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We hope Pope Francis would stay strong and keep on visiting as many countries as he can in order to keep in spreading the faith that Jesus gave us.
Here's a link for the Movie of the Pope's visit to Jordan.
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