Bishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko was consecrated Bishop of Alqosh in Northern Iraq on Oct. 22.
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Smith has referred to the 2022 Winter Olympics as the “Genocide Games,” due to the U.S. State Department’s determination that genocide against Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minorities in Xinjiang is ongoing.
Up to 1.8 million Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minorities are estimated to have been imprisoned in a network of more than 1,300 camps in Xinjiang.
Human-rights advocates who spoke with the Register painted a picture of an emboldened Chinese regime, led by President Xi Jinping, that is bent on suppressing any and all dissent.
The news comes as anywhere from 900,000 to 1.8 million Uyghurs are now estimated to be in the system of more than 1,300 detention camps set up by Chinese authorities, ostensibly for “re-education” purposes.
Fr. Ubald Rugirangoga’s ministry of forgiveness and reconciliation
Bishop Gregory Mansour explained Catholic Relief Services is part of a collaborative Catholic network supporting the Middle East Church in caring for genocide victims and war refugees.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley called the resolution ‘a major first step.’