Persecution of Christians: What You Should Know

Persecution of Christians: What You Should Know

The systematic persecution of Christians in Iraq is indicative of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East; cruel and barbaric. Like many minorities, these Indigenous inhabitants of Iraq have suffered under various regimes; however, the situation worsened in the last few weeks when the militant extremists ISIS (or DAESH...

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Ecumenical Patriarch: Persecutions in Iraq Unjustifiable Before Both God and Humankind

Ecumenical Patriarch: Persecutions in Iraq Unjustifiable Before Both God and Humankind

Statement By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On The Present Violence In Iraq The recent wave of violence against innocent families and children in Iraq has rendered the world shocked and horrified. We will not remain indifferent or silent before such irrational persecution, cultural intolerance and appalling loss of life,...

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It’s Genocide, Syriac Orthodox Bishop Says of ISIS Attacks on Christians

It’s Genocide, Syriac Orthodox Bishop Says of ISIS Attacks on Christians

“It’s genocide, ethnic cleansing.” Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Nikodimos Daoud of Mosul gave this impassioned — and now famous — interview to MEMRI TV several days ago. In it, the Archbishop says that he waited to speak out against ISIS because he did not want his flock in Mosul to suffer...

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WTHR: Iraqi Christian Family in Indianapolis Prays For Those Still There

WTHR: Iraqi Christian Family in Indianapolis Prays For Those Still There

By Emily Longnecker, WTHR reporter INDIANAPOLIS – For one Indianapolis family, watching the images of Christians being killed in Iraq is horrifying. They call it a holocaust and know that could very easily be them dying for their faith, had they not made the decision to leave and come to...

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Mass Murder Made Easy: The Story of the Armenian Genocide

Mass Murder Made Easy: The Story of the Armenian Genocide

In the midst of the current genocide being carried out against Assyrian, Chaldean, and Syriac Christians in Iraq, this documentary about the Armenian genocide in 1915 provides important historical context. All Christians should watch, reflect, pray, and tell the world about these atrocious evils. We can never forget, and we...

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White House Takes a Step in the Right Direction Against Christian Genocide

White House Takes a Step in the Right Direction Against Christian Genocide

Yesterday, the World Council of Arameans reported that nearly 400,000 families were ejected for Qaraqosh. Reports indicate that many of them are now stuck in the mountains near Irbil without food and water, facing certain death. This is just another in a string of events perpetrated against Middle-Eastern Christians and...

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USATODAY: US Launches Airstrikes in Iraq

USATODAY: US Launches Airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday that it launched an airstrike against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, hours after President Obama authorized American airstrikes against the rebels and humanitarian drops to aid refugees. The Pentagon said two FA-18 fighter-attack planes dropped 500-pound, laser-guided munitions on a mobile artillery place near...

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5 Demands of Aramean People to United Nations Security Council for Survival in Iraq

5 Demands of Aramean People to United Nations Security Council for Survival in Iraq

Beirut, 7 August 2014 Earlier today, the WCA reported on the mass exodus of 200,000 Aramean Christians from the Nineveh Plains (click here). In light of the emergency meeting on Iraq of the United Nations Security Council, it presented the Council five demands of the Aramean Christian people in Iraq....

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BREAKING: ISIS JUST EMPTIED NINEVEH PLAINS – 200,000 ARAMEAN CHRISTIANS FLED

BREAKING: ISIS JUST EMPTIED NINEVEH PLAINS – 200,000 ARAMEAN CHRISTIANS FLED

World Council of Arameans, Beirut: Last night, two Aramean children and a mother were killed as a result of a shameless attack by ISIS terrorists against Baghdeda (Qaraqosh) in North Iraq. At the same time, in the middle of the night, more than 40,000 Aramean families – comprising at least...

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CNN: Persecution of Christians in Iraq is Genocide

CNN: Persecution of Christians in Iraq is Genocide

CNN’s Jonathan Mann speaks to Mark Arabo, a leader of the Chaldean Christian community and global spokesperson for Iraqi Christians. Among other atrocities, ISIS is beheading children. In this video, Mr. Arabo declares the persecution of Christians in Iraq a genocide and calls for action. Click to watch the video....

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