ISIS in Mosul Marks Christian Homes, Patriarch Issues Urgent Appeal

The Arabic letter

19/7/14 (AINA) -- ISIS has begun marking Christian homes with the Arabic letter "n" which stands for the word "Nasrani" which means Christian in Arabic. The word comes from the name "Nestorian," historically attributed to the the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, though it is incorrect. In addition, properties marked by ISIS have ...

Church Leaders Appeal to EU to Safeguard ‘Very Fragile’ Christian Presence in Iraq

http://www.catholicculture.orgĀ - 12/7/14 Iraqi Christian leaders are seeking help from the European Union to avert a new civil war that would threaten the existence of the country's "very fragile" minority groups. Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako of Baghdad headed a delegation of Iraqi Church leaders to Brussels, to confer with European officials who are scheduled to hold ...

2000 Years of Christian History in Iraq May End – Chaldean Church

http://www.iraqinews.comĀ - 11/7/14 The Chaldean Church in Iraq warned of a possible "end of Christian history" in Iraq, which is due to more than 2,000 years, if the current situation did not change, indicating that the presence of its followers in the country has become "symbolic" because of the continuing migration to the outside as a result ...