Archbishops of Canterbury and Australia issue joint statement on Iraq

first_img Rector Washington, DC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Albany, NY Submit a Press Release Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Tags The Rev Donald Heacock says: An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Submit a Job Listing Featured Events Anglican Communion, New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing Rector Collierville, TN TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Press Release Service Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 [Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of Australia Philip Freier made a joint statement on the crisis in northern Iraq during press conference in Melbourne, Australia yesterday.The press conference took place at The Chapter House at St. Paul’s Cathedral before the inauguration of Archbishop Philip Freier as the Anglican Primate of Australia.Archbishop Justin Welby said: “Ever since the war to end all wars ended in 1918, humankind have been saying “never again”, then we wring our hands as genocide unfolds in some distant corner. But what is happening right now in northern Iraq is off the scale of human horror.“In a globalised world where even distant nations are our “neighbour”, we cannot allow these atrocities to be unleashed with impunity. And while the behaviour of the ISIS jihadis in Syria and northern Iraq is particularly savage, it is also part of rising and increasingly serious persecution of Christians and other groups in many countries.“These groups are, rightly, rejected by the vast majority of Muslims. The struggle being faced is one for a world that can cope with diversity, and disagree without destruction. ISIS, Boko Haram and their equivalents seek only destruction for their own ends.“The international community must document the human rights abuses in northern Iraq so that the perpetrators can later be prosecuted.“As Anglican leaders, we cry to God for peace and justice and security throughout the world, and especially for Christians and other minority groups suffering so deeply in northern Iraq.”Archbishop Philip Freier said:“As Anglican Primate of Australia, I have written to the Prime Minister, Mr Tony Abbott, appreciating Australia’s rapid response  in providing aid to the displaced thousands in Iraq. I have asked him to emulate France in offering asylum to the Christians of northern Iraq who are facing forced conversion or death. I have also written to the Immigration Minister, Mr Scott Morrison, making the same request.“I have also launched an appeal through Anglican Overseas Aid  to help provide succour and relief for those fleeing the ISIS fighters. It is reported that more than 1.2 million people have been forced to flee, plus another 200,000 Syrians who have sought refuge in northern Iraq. More than 200,000 people have been displaced in the past fortnight, including all the residents of Iraq’s largest Christian town, Qaraqosh, and a large number of the Yazidi minority group.“Aid agencies cannot cope with the influx, and the suffering is immense. The refugees need food, water, clothes, medical supplies and much more. I ask Anglicans and others to give sacrificially.”Read more: Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby on Iraq Iraq crisis: Archbishop’s interview on Radio 4  Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Rector Columbus, GA Archbishop of Canterbury, Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Comments (1) Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Posted Aug 14, 2014 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Comments are closed. Rector Hopkinsville, KY Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Belleville, IL Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Shreveport, LA August 15, 2014 at 2:04 pm Thank God the Church is speaking. I pray our branch will speak in the same voice. 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This is how Apple iPhone 11 will be different from iPhone XS

first_imgIt has barely been four months since Apple introduced its three new iPhone models-the iPhone XR, the iPhone XS, and the iPhone XS Max-that rumours about the company’s next generation of iPhones have started doing rounds on the internet. And while the previous round of rumours talked about the processor and the display, the latest reports talk about the camera that the Apple iPhone 11 is likely to sport.Word is that Apple’s iPhone 2019, or iPhone XI as it is being called, will come with a 3D camera sensor at the back. This sensor will be supplied to the Cupertino, California-based company by Sony, which, at the moment, is working on its next-generation 3D sensors after getting interest from customers including Apple.Sony is already supplying camera sensors to major tech companies including Apple, Samsung and Google. However, according to a report by Bloomberg, the new 3D camera sensors will power both front and the rear cameras.Apple is already using 3D sensors with TrueDepth camera in the front camera of its iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. However, these phones use a technique called ‘structured light’ to capture more detail in the images. Sony’s 3D sensors, on the other hand, will use a different technique called Time of Flight (TOF), wherein the camera sensor will send out invisible infrared pulse and measure the time taken by the light to bounce back to recreate the image. This technology, in turn, would help the cameras capture more accurate and detailed images.advertisementInterestingly, the TOF technology hasn’t been tested yet. However, Sony has already started distributing the toolkit to developers for developing apps that utilise the chip’s advanced technique for communication, and it will start the mass production of the chip in late summer in order to meet the demands of the smartphone companies.Apart from the rear camera, Apple is also likely to give make changes to the iPhones front camera and processor. The iPhone 11 is also expected to come with the company’s A13 chipset. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the iPhone 11’s front camera setup is likely to come with a new flood illuminator feature that would improve FaceID by reducing the impact of invisible light from the environment.ALSO READ: | iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max review: Crazy good phones at crazy high pricesALSO READ: | Apple won’t release a 5G iPhone until 2020ALSO READ: | iPhone XR is Apple’s best iPhone yet, but here is why people are not buying itlast_img read more