Tag Archives: Islam

5 year-old son Killed for Wearing a Cross

Iraqi family tells the awful tale. ISIS “Were Not Strangers; They Were Our Neighbors” Read more and watch their heart-breaking video here.

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Mecca Stampede: Hundreds Killed

Huff Po: Saudi Arabia, Sept 24 (Reuters) – At least 717 pilgrims were killed on Thursday in a crush outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, the Saudi authorities said, the worst disaster to strike the annual haj pilgrimage in … Continue reading

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Middle East Patriarchs Meet Diplomats : Call for Wiping Out Terrorists

Via OCP News: BEIRUT (CNS) — Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs of the Middle East denounced attacks on Christians and called upon the international community to work toward eradicating terrorist groups. The patriarchs met Aug. 27 at the Maronite Catholic patriarchate … Continue reading

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IDF on High Alert in Golan Heights

Stand for Israel has been reporting on the developments across Israel’s border with Syria – of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda-linked Islamist fighters doing battle with Syrian forces. Israel is well aware of what is going on, and the IDF … Continue reading

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Boko Haram Says Part of Nigeria an Islamic State

Theology and Society: Boko Haram militants claim that they are turning Nigeria into an Islamic caliphate. The Muslim extremist organization is in control of three Nigerian towns, and continues to gain power and influence in the region, the Christian Headlines … Continue reading

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James Foley’s Last Letter Home

Which comes via released hostages: The family of the kidnapped American journalist killed by Islamic State militants last week have posted a letter they say he sent while in captivity, via a fellow hostage. James Foley was unable to write … Continue reading

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ISIS Threats to March on Rome and Spain. We Can’t Say We Weren’t Warned…

Barbarians at the gate: It may sound perverse, but perhaps we owe a small note of thanks to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Like a bullet whistling overhead, the ruthless rise … Continue reading

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James Foley Prayed the Rosary in Captivity

The Catholic World Report: The news broke late yesterday that Islamic State jihadists executed freelance journalist James Foley and posted a video of his beheading. Foley, 40, had been missing for two years while covering the conflict in Syria. I … Continue reading

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Our Sufferings Are The Prelude Of Those That You Will Also Suffer

So warns the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Mosul. Amel Shimoun Nona, the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, who is now living in exile, warned that his diocese is now run by radical Muslims and that “liberal and democratic principles … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Need to Know About ISIS

A very informative article here. The bunch that’s wreaking havoc across parts of Syria and Iraq has not only caused death and destruction, they’ve caused a lot of confusion as well. In an attempt to clear up some of that, … Continue reading

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