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  • Iraqi Christians erect large cross in area liberated from ISIS

    Iraqi Christians erect large cross in area liberated from ISIS

    • Feb 24, 2017

    A giant cross was erected on a hill near Mosul to mark the return of Christian faith in the territories reclaimed after being liberated from ISIS. The Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Baghdad blessed the cross amid cries of “Victory! Victory! Victory!” Muslims have also participated in events such as this to promote religious coexistence.

  • What Christians are finding as they return to the Nineveh Plain

    What Christians are finding as they return to the Nineveh Plain

    • Jan 3, 2017

    “(When) we went to see what happened to our hometowns, we could not believe the hatred and the revenge that ISIS has against us,” said Sister Diana Momeka, a nun who ministers to those displaced by ISIS. Christians who have returned to Iraq’s Nineveh Plain only find destruction and betrayal.

  • In Nigeria, Fulani herdsmen are new Islamist terror threat to Christians

    In Nigeria, Fulani herdsmen are new Islamist terror threat to Christians

    • Jan 3, 2017

    Boko Haram is not the only organization persecuting Christians in Nigeria. In the past year a new source of Islamist terror has hit the country, the Fulani Herdsmen Terrorists (FHT). Terrorism has killed more than 12,000 Christians in Nigeria, destroying some 2,000 churches.

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