Christians who fled their homes in Mosul may never be able to return because the Islamic State has spawned a new generation of radicalized children who will carry on the terror group’s deadly campaign against believers, a vicar in Erbil has warned.
(REUTERS / Youssef Boudlal)Displaced Iraqi people from different areas in Mosul flee Continue reading
(Reuters/Zohra Bensemra)Displaced Iraqis flee their homes, as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq March 2, 2017.
A vicar in Iraq has warned that Christians who have fled Mosul may not be able to return to the city because the Islamic State terror group has trained a new generation of child radicals. Continue reading
Time is running out to preserve these historic communities.
By Carl Anderson
Carl Anderson is CEO of the Knights of Columbus and a New York Times bestselling author.
An Islamic State flag painted on the wall of a church in a predominantly Christian village in Iraq. (Carl Court/Getty Images) Continue reading
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Canon Andrew White, known as the “Vicar of Baghdad” says the time as come where Christianity is over in Iraq. (AP Photo/Samir Mizban)
He is one of the world’s most prominent priests, but Canon Andrew White – known as Continue reading
The Chaldean Catholic Patriarchate has announced that it cannot supply priests for all of the Chaldean communities living outside Iraq, and has urged those communities to find their own candidates for the priesthood.
Because of the enormous exodus of Christians from Iraq to Australia, the US, Canada, Continue reading
Children flee violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar, Iraq, Aug. 10. (CNS photo/Rodi Said, Reuters)
By Mark Pattison • Catholic News Service •
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Despite then-Secretary of State John Kerry’s declaration one Continue reading
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by PAT McCARTHY
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians, who once made up one of the largest Christian communities in the Middle East, are facing double discrimination as displaced persons in their own country or as refugees abroad, according to agencies working in the field. Continue reading
Gina Kaufman , Detroit Free PressPhotos: Easter comes early for refugees with special needs
Rita Faraj of Sterling Heights, center, dances with the Easter Bunny during the “Breaking Barriers Spring Event” on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Troy. Rachel Woolf, Special to the Free Press Continue reading
An Iraqi policeman collects himself as he is surrounded by bodies at the site of a mass grave containing some two dozen people, many of them children, in an area recently re-taken from Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, … more >
By Bradford Richardson – The Washington Times – Thursday, March 16, 2017 Continue reading
Washington D.C., Mar 16, 2017 / 04:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- One year after the U.S. declared that ISIS was committing genocide in Iraq and Syria, advocates for religious and ethnic minorities are asking the Trump administration what the U.S. will do next to protect the vulnerable. Continue reading
A Yazidi man carries his child at the Sharaf al-Deen temple in Shingal, Ninevah province, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Ari Jalal)
BAGHDAD — On March 5, three bodies representing Iraqi minorities issued a joint statement calling for a semi-autonomous region in the country’s north. The idea was Continue reading
FHL ecumenical delegates at Lambeth Palace
More than 60 Anglican and Roman Catholic representatives gathered at Lambeth Palace last week for FHL’s second national Diocesan Coordinators conference. With 25 Catholic and Anglican dioceses represented, it reflected FHL’s ecumenical and Continue reading
The purpose is not to discriminate against Islam, but to recognize the unique situation of non-Muslims in the Middle East.
By Doug Bandow
Mar Mattai monastery outside Mosul, continually inhabited by monks since the 4th century A.D. Chris De Bruyn / cc Continue reading
Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com)
mosqueFormer President Barack Obama’s push to force a mega-mosque on a community of Christian refugees who fled Islamic persecution in Iraq – who now reside in a Michigan town – is being met by stiff opposition by those who moved to American to escape the threat of Islam. Continue reading
By Russ Read
Recent reports claim that the Kurdish Regional Government has actively prevented Christians and Yazidis in Iraq from returning to their homes after they were retaken from Islamic State, but the available information cannot substantiate these claims.
Verdict: Unsubstantiated Continue reading
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by Edwin Mora
A national security expert and professor at Liberty University tells Breitbart News that, during his recent visit to war-ravaged Iraq, he found many Christians and Muslim Kurds who “openly” expressed their support for U.S. President Donald Trump as a form of Continue reading
Chaldean Christians who fled Islamic persecution in Iraq and sought refuge in Sterling Heights, Michigan have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city and Mayor Michael C. Taylor over the construction of a mega-mosque which they say violates state and Continue reading
The Assyrian Australian National Federation (AANF) together with The Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA), will be hosting this year’s Assyrian New Year Festival on Sunday, 2nd April 2017, at Fairfield Showground. The Festival will start at 10:00 am and finish at 10:00 pm. Continue reading
Lawsuit claims settlement with the Justice Department and American Islamic Community Center favored Muslims.
By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) –
Seven Sterling Heights residents are suing the city over a recent settlement with the Justice Department that allows the American Islamic Community Center to begin Continue reading
A year after U.S. genocide declaration, K of C continues its support for those targeted by ISIS
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NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A year after the U.S. Congress and State Department declared that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians Continue reading