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


#1

telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iraq/11018298/Islamic-State-pulls-down-church-crosses-in-northern-Iraq-as-200000-flee.html


#2

Sad sad events unfolding and unravelling. These militants are bullies and not believers of a loving God. Shameful.

I will be offering today’s Mass for the fleeing citizens and may God be their refuge in this time of carrying the cross in such appalling circumstances.

Christians have already won, no matter what these ruthless jihadists think.

MJ


#3

This is so incredibly sad. It’s basically a genocide against any Christians that wish to stay there. If they don’t pay the fine, which I understand is exorbitant, and if they don’t leave, then they are murdered. It’s incredibly sad. I bet there have already been plenty of martyrs for the Christian faith.

I hope and pray that ISIS can be brought to an end soon.


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