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An abducted Yazidi woman describes the horrors of the Islamic state

Vatican warns international community of new ISIS genocide

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ISIS kills Iraqi woman activist in Mosul

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Rallying the United Nations in defense of Christians

ISIS beheads British humanitarian aid worker

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Children of ISIS killers play with severed heads

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ISIS’ ‘cultural cleansing’ of Mideast Christians ignored by complacent Americans, Robert George complains

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Christian Aid calls for end to identity-based violence in Iraq and UK

ISIS committing ‘slow-motion genocide’ against church, say Iraqi Christians

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ISIS atrocities and beheadings continue from Syria to Iraq

The culture that is at the mercy of the Islamic State

    Aleteia: The human toll, of course, is the most important concern: the killing of innocent people, the rape and enslavement of women, the brutal uprooting of a population whose ancestors have lived there for untold generations. But the story of civilization that is recorded in everything from stone tablets and sculptures of winged lions to ancient monasteries and languages is also very much at risk as the Islamic State tries to establish a caliphate in Syria and Iraq.


  • Posted: 09/08/2014
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  • Category: Global: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.aleteia.org

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