In Turkey, Iraqi Catholics seek stepping stone to new life

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ISTANBUL – Agence France-Presse
An Iraqi refugee waits for interview with Vicar Francois Yakan (not pictured) on November 11,2014 in Istanbul. The Chaldean Catholics, members of Iraq’s Assyrian minority, have fled Baghdad and the now jihadist-controlled city of Mosul to escape the violence that has frequently targeted Christians since the US-led invasion of 2003. AFP Photo Continue reading

Locals collect winter gear for Iraqi refugees

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By Sabra Stafford Crime Desk sstaffordsstafford@turlockjournal.com
The Assyrian American Civic Club has gathered hundreds of boxes of donated winter gear that is headed to Iraq.
On a long table in a back room at the Assyrian American Civic Club volunteer Melinda Continue reading

Islam: solution or problem, that is the question

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By Mark Durie
A slogan of the Muslim Brotherhood is “Islam is the solution”. Dean Philip Jensen recently stated in regard to the Islamic State (ISIS) that “It is time to face the truth that Islam itself is part of the problem.” Solution or problem: what is the truth about Islam? Continue reading

Save Christians in the Middle East!

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Dr Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Deputy foreign minister (2005-2011).
A woman and a soldier loyal to Syria’s president Bashar Al-Assad stand beside a damaged church in Maaloula August 21, 2014. (Reuters/Omar Sanadiki) Continue reading