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IRAQ: Winter is coming. So Hollywood’s powerhouse Christian couple has joined with the king of Jordan to help displaced Iraqi Christians survive the cold. The United Nations reports 800,000 refugees, like this boy in Kurdistan, need shelter. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey aim to raise $25 million for Mideast churches. “Losing the presence of Christians accelerates instability,” said Chris Seiple of the Institute for Global Engagement, which manages the fund. "Rescuing, restoring, and returning them is not only the right thing to do, it is in everyone’s interest to do so."

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