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-Iraqi Christians Praying for Their ISIS Enemies?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Jesus taught his followers to pray for their enemies and that is exactly what Iraqi Christians are doing. ISIS has destroyed churches, has persecuted and killed Christians, and forced women and children into slavery but the Christians continue to pray. Here’s the story from Christianity Today: An Iraqi priest has described Christians as the "salt" […]

-Obama Administration Finally Declares That ISIS is Committing ‘Genocide’

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Yesterday Secretary of State Kerry finally declared, what was obvious to everyone around the world, that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities and crimes against humanity. From Politico: The Islamic State is committing genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shiite Muslims in Iraq and Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry declared on […]

-Why is the U.S. Discriminating Against Iraqi Christian Immigrants Fleeing ISIS?

Monday, July 13th, 2015

The Obama administration is going out of its way to accept illegal immigrants from Latin America, even unaccompanied underage children by the thousands. Also there has been an open door for the thousands of Muslims fleeing ‘oppressive’ governments in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Why then is the U.S. government discriminating against Iraqi Christians […]

-Shocking: 81% Middle East Muslims Support ISIS?

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

A recent poll taken by the Al Jazeera Arabic TV channel shows that 81% of their viewers support ISIS. The popular TV news network which is hosted in Qatar and viewed all over the Muslim world in the Middle East and North Africa asked their  Arabic viewers to respond to the following question: “Do you […]

-Obama State Dept. Denies Visa to Iraqi Nun Coming to Talk About Christian Persecution

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Your browser does not support iframes. Not only has the Obama administration done very little if nothing to stem the tide of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East but apparently doesn’t want anyone to call attention to their failure. The Obama State Department has denied a visa to a nun who was coming […]

-What to Do About ISIS?: A Persecuted Christian Child’s Response

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Last week, the ISIS radicals beheaded 21 Christians and declared war on all the rest of us. In contrast, see the responses of these Iraqi Christian children whose families have lost everything because of the radical ISIS Islamists in the video above. It demonstrates the difference between the two world faiths, particularly the teaching of […]

-Pope Francis: ISIS Violence a ‘Grave Sin Against God’

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Pope Francis proclaimed in a joint service with Patriarch Bartholomew I  (spiritual head of the Orthodox Churches) that ISIS militants were carrying out a "profoundly grave sin against God" in Syria and Iraq. Here’s the story from NBC News: Francis said people of all faiths could not remain indifferent to the cries of the victims […]

-Mosul: Then There Were Nun

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

A Lack of Response in the West to ‘Religious Genocide’ (Nun: Arabic letter and Muslim Symbol for Christians) Shortly after ISIS took over in Mosul every Christian home, business, institution, and church were marked and spray painted with the letter ‘Nun’ which is the Muslim symbol for  ‘Nasara‘ (Nazarenes) the historical Muslim name for Christians. […]

-ISIS Demands Christians Leave Mosul or Be Executed

Monday, July 21st, 2014

The leader of the new Islamic State in Iraq and Syria demanded last week that all Christians in the lands that he ruled over either convert, pay a special tax, leave, or die . Those who did flee were expected to leave behind all of their possessions and funds. However, it became even worse for […]

-Iraq: Tragic Exodus of Christians From Mosul

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

               (Flag of ISIS: Wikipedia) Mosul is the second largest city in Iraq and it was home to the largest remaining conclave of Christians in the country. Now nearly all of the tens of thousands of Christians in the city have left everything behind in order to flee the onslaught of the radical ISIS (Islamic […]