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Extremism was not absent on the day when Cain killed his brother Abel. But today it is persistent. Humanity finds itself face-to-face with new and rising waves of extremism. It is a two-fold war. The...
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The year 2015 is to be the year when the first courses start at the Catholic University in Erbil, a college strongly desired by the Chaldean Catholic Church also as a form of tangible assistance for...
The kidnapping of dozens of Assyrian Christians by the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria has prompted an exodus of terrified families fleeing their homes, activists said on Wednesday, February 25...
With reports circulating saying that ISIS forces have kidnapped at least 90 Christians from villages in northeast Syria, Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan said prayer is the only possible response...
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While kidnapping residents from Christian villages in northeastern Syria, militants from the Islamic State (IS) burned down at least four Christian churches, according to the Assyrian International...
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The head of Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's foremost seat of learning, has called for radical education reform in Muslim countries in an effort to contain the spread of religious extremism. Speaking at an...
Assyrians living on the banks of the Khabur River in the north-eastern part of Syria are being targeted by extremists. A boy has been killed. “We feel abandoned” says Archbishop Hindo. Christians in...
The brutal murder of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya at the hands of ISIS last week is shining a light on the reality faced by many of Egypt’s Christians on a daily basis. “These 21 victims, they were...
Christians and other religious minorities in northern Iraq face extermination if people of faith in America and elsewhere in the West fail to speak up on their behalf. A new religious liberty group,...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has announced that the murder of the 21 Egyptian Christians killed by the so-called Islamic State in Libya will be commemorated in its Church calendar. Pope Tawadros II...
"The Church in Egypt has been strengthened by the murder of our brothers in Libya." Such was the reaction by Coptic Catholic Bishop Youssef Aboul-Kheir of Sohag to the beheading of 21 Orthodox Coptic...
Chaldean Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad Shlemon Warduni described the grave situation of violent extremism in Iraq and the Middle East as “the struggle of the world.” In an interview with Vatican Radio...
Even though her village was seized by the Islamic State and she’s now living a rough life in an unfinished mall in Kurdish-protected Northern Iraq, a displaced Christian refugee child is asking God...