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By the Waters of Babylon, Michigan

It has been a while since I have written anything outside of a letter to my kids at camp, or a few articles for my work. 832 more words

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Islamic State pulls down church crosses in northern Iraq as 200,000 flee

Islamic State jihadists who took over large areas of northern Iraq overnight have forced thousands of Christians to flee and occupied churches, removing crosses and destroying manuscripts, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako has said. 149 more words

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Genocide - Chaldean Christians - Iraq

“Tal Kayf is now in the hands of the Islamic State. They faced no resistance and rolled in just after midnight,” said Boutros Sargon, a resident who fled the town and was reached by phone in Arbil. 269 more words

Conflict - Culture - Language - Psychology

A Fragile Hope

Iraq is a place with many people. They are Arab, Kurd, Turk. There are descendants from the African slave trade. They are Sunni, Shiite, Christian, Yazidi. 622 more words

Christians flee Iraq's Mosul after Islamists tell them: convert, pay or die

Iraqi Christians leave city en masse after Islamist militants threatened to kill them unless they converted to Islam or paid a ‘protection tax’

AFP

Christians were fleeing Iraq’s jihadist-held city of Mosul en masse on Friday after mosques relayed an ultimatum giving them a few hours to leave, the country’s Chaldean patriarch and witnesses said. 471 more words

Iraqi Church leader: more lives, unity in danger

Iraq | http://www.fides.org | July 15, 2014

This just in from Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako. Reported on www.fides.org

Letter to the Members of Iraqi Parliament… 241 more words

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