NY man charged with aiding ISIS, plotting to kill American soldiers

ISIS and the fight for religious freedom

Lack of concern for Christians is one reason behind rise of ISIS, says Open Doors president

Rallying the United Nations in defense of Christians

ISIS beheads British humanitarian aid worker

Americans link violence with Muslims, but Obama says ISIL is not Islam

More than 5,000 dead in C. African Republic

Pakistani Christian in custody on accusation of defiling Koran

Children of ISIS killers play with severed heads

Philadelphia schools settle religious accommodation suit with Justice Department

Christian, Hindu in custody in Pakistan on accusation of defiling Koran

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

Tens of thousands of Christians and Muslims flee fighting as Boko Haram captures key town

Philadelphia schools settle lawsuit over beards

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

We have a confirmed sighting of an old-school (think liberal) church-state coalition

As Iraqi Christians in U.S. watch ISIS advance, they see ‘slow-motion genocide’

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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One month since their displacement, Iraqi Christians are ‘becoming extinct’

UK mother leaves children behind to join ISIS; Threatens Christians with beheadings on Twitter

Supreme Court to hear prisoner’s case requesting 1/4 inch longer beard

Ethnic cleansing occurring in Iraq, Amnesty International charges

10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for “insulting Islam” in Saudi Arabia

Question of beard and religious freedom unites groups who’ve been opponents

Nigeria militants declare Islamic caliphate after killing 100 Christians

British Muslims join Islamic State terrorist army

While politicians argue, Iraqi Christians continue to die

Religious liberty coalitions shift – Obama backs Becket Fund’s client, previous allies go mute

A darker Iraq: Light of Christian faith going out fast

Boko Haram declares ‘Islamic Caliphate’ in captured Christian town in Nigeria

Libya is in a full-blown civil war

Top U.S. military officer: ISIS has ‘apocalyptic end-of-days vision’ that must be defeated

Force alone cannot stop ‘religious cleansing’ in Mideast, custos says

Pakistan Christian community outraged following rape of 12-year-old girl by Muslim men

Pope to Iraqi president: ‘I appeal to you with my heart full of pain’

Iraqi TV host cries over plight of Christians

Suffering of Christians by ISIS terrorists is ‘unbelievable and makes me cry,’ says Open Doors field worker

Missionaries: ‘Refugees in Iraq turning to Christ amid Islamic attacks’

Muslim terrorist group ISIS to America: ‘We will drown all of you in blood’

National Black Pro-Life Coalition oppose persecution of Christians in Muslim nations

Despite U.S. claims, Yazidis say crisis is not over

Protecting Christians and Yazidis: Elusive religious freedom

UN accuses ISIS militants of ‘barbaric’ sexual violence; says humanitarian crisis in Iraq has reached its highest level

Forgetting the Christians: Can Christians ever be the victims of genocide?

Anglican Vicar of Baghdad: “Child I baptized cut in half by ISIS”

Egypt’s top Muslim leader condemns Islamic state: Grand Mufti Shawqi Allam denounces ‘bloody group’

ISIS selling Christian women as sex slaves

Priest from Nineveh: ‘Christianity is finished in Iraq’

Four stories you need to know: Airstrikes in Iraq, Planned Parenthood scandal, and more

Militants execute hundreds of minorities in Iraq, official says

Fact checker: Is ISIS beheading children in Iraq?

Pope sends envoy to Iraq to deliver message of support and aid embattled Christians

ISIS seizes Iraq’s Christian capital: Qaraqosh

ISIS and the growth of early Islam

Pope Francis urges protection for Iraqi Christians as exodus continues

Chaldean Christian leader: ISIS ‘systematically beheading’ children in Iraq

Iraq Christians flee as Islamic State takes Qaraqosh

Isis takes Iraq’s largest Christian town of Qaraqosh

Iraqi militants seize several Christian villages

Isis is on the verge of expelling northern Iraq’s religious minorities

Islamic extremists impose reign of terror on Iraq

Is anyone answering Iraqi Christians’ cries for help?

Why rumors of a massive order by ISIS to mutilate women are probably false

Losing our religion: The death of Christian Mosul

UN: Islamic state militants order female genital mutilation in Iraq

Mosul Christian: Thanks for changing your #WeAreN photo

Christians given ultimatum in Iraq: Convert, pay taxes, or die

Religious freedom in peril

Muslims banned from forcing Sharia law on people by India Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects attempt to shut down mosque

Families frustrated over Nigeria’s search for kidnapped girls

Teen shares her story of survival in attack from Boko Haram

Why did this pastor stick up for Muslims wanting to construct the Ground Zero mosque?