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Will Christianity Ever Rise Again In Iraq?

CNN: The destructive force of  the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the militant Sunni movement, is epitomized in a video released Thursday of ISIS members smashing a tomb in Mosul, Iraq. The tomb is traditionally thought to be the burial … Continue reading

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UCA News: Apart from praying and lamenting, is there anything else that concerned outsiders, such as the Western churches, should be doing to help Christians and other religious minorities in northern Iraq? That is a real question, not least because … Continue reading

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Imam Goes Off Script at Vatican

HT: Fr Z, who writes, I read at Il Giornale today that the prayer read by the Imam in the Vatican Gardens was indeed from the Sura 2, wherein Allah is asked to crush infidels (that’s us) and let Islam … Continue reading

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The Destruction of Christianity in the Middle East

It is one of those beautiful Sunday mornings England seems to do so well: sunlight streams across wet grass and the air is filled with the busy chatter of sparrows and the sweet, milky smell of the calves across the … Continue reading

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Muslims Attack 1800 Year Old Christian Church, And Completely Burn It Down And Destroy It

Shoebat.com: Muslims in Mosul, Iraq, burned and destroyed a 1800 year old Catholic church. Informed sources said that the organization of the so-called Islamic State in Mosul, “Daash” had completely burned down the Syriac Catholic Diocese in Mosul, the sources … Continue reading

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Sudan Bans Construction of New Churches

Sudan has prohibited the construction of any new church in the country which has been under an Islamic regime since 1989. The Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments Shalil Abdullah announced that the government will henceforth not issue permits … Continue reading

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Islamic Prayers to be Held at Vatican, For the First Time in History

Islamic prayers are to be held at the Vatican this Sunday. Pentecost Sunday. For the first time in history, Islamic prayers and readings from the Quran will be heard at the Vatican on Sunday, in a move by Pope Francis to usher … Continue reading

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‘Jesus Was a Palestinian’: The Return of Christian Anti-Semitism

No, he was not! Over on Melanie’s Blog: Manger Square was bedecked with huge photomontages of classic artworks featuring Christian imagery superimposed with images from the Palestinians’ modern reality. Caravaggio’s “Ecce Homo” merged with a photograph of Palestinians crossing an … Continue reading

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Why the Media Doesn’t Cover Jihadist Attacks on Middle East Christians

“To their loss they are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting Him to public disgrace”—Hebrews 6:6 The United Nations, Western governments, media, universities, and talking heads everywhere insist that Palestinians are suffering tremendous abuses from the … Continue reading

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Syria…

Pictures emerge of thousands of residents of the Damascus district of Yarmouk, who have remained trapped for nearly a year, queuing for food and aid. This picture taken on January 31, 2014, and released by the UNRWA on February 26, 2014, … Continue reading

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