Iraq: 7 Christians KilledPosted

 by VOMon in Persecuted Christians|0 Comment Seven Christians have been killed in Mosul, Iraq, so distant this month, The Associated Press (AP) reported. “We are disturbed about a debate of killings and deportations opposite Christian adults in Mosul. Such violations are deleterious a inhabitant unity,” Chaldean Archbishop Louis Sako told AP. “The Christians wish usually to live in assent and peace and to work together with all Iraqis for a advantage of Iraq,” he added.
On Oct. 4 an armed organisation of suspected Islamist extremists assassinated a male named Hazim Thomaso Youssif in front of his wardrobe shop, and Ivan Nuwya was shot to genocide in front of his home, located nearby a mosque in a Christian-majority area of Tahrir. Meanwhile on Oct. 6, a infirm 25-year-old shopkeeper was shot and killed in a area of Karama. Four other Christians, a pharmacy employee, a infirm male who owns a spare-parts store, and dual day-laborers have also been killed.
The Christian village in Iraq is estimated to be 3 percent of Iraq’s 26 million people, or about 800,000. Archbishop Sako is formed in a northern city of Kirkuk and has overseen believers in Mosul given a murdering of Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho. Archbishop Rahho was kidnapped and killed by gunmen in Mar following Mass. His physique was found dumped on a streets.
Some Christians trust that Muslim extremists are targeting shopkeepers in an bid to clean out a Christian community’s mercantile activity and expostulate out believers from a area. Since 2003, Christian leaders, churches and businesses in Iraq have been targeted by Islamic extremists. As a result, many believers have fled.
The Voice of a Martyrs actively supports Christians in Iraq with Action Packs, element resources for Christian leaders and evangelistic literature. VOM distributes a New Testament in Arabic and also supports widows by a Families of Martyrs fund.
VOM encourages we to urge for those who weep these mislaid lives. Ask God to continue to embolden a Christian village in Mosul to broadcast a gospel even while suffering. Pray for God’s insurance for Christians vital underneath formidable circumstances.
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