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Chairman’s Report for February 24

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: CIA “anti-terrorism” award goes to a Saudi Prince in line for throne / “Travel ban” blocked our Iraqi ministry partner from entering USA / United Nations should have no part in “vetting” refugees / Second year of Diapers for Refugees program begins in March!

Chairman’s Report For January 6, 2017

Jan 6th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   Christmas for Refugees program exceeds expectations in Iraq Update:   As many as 525 Christian refugee children at each Christmas party Update:   Christmas for Refugees expands in Jordan, as terror attacks increase           New:      Christian town of Qaraqosh in ruins; may have Christmas event in 2017 Cultural center used

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Gearing up for 2017 with Diapers for Refugees

Jan 5th, 2017 | By

In December, the Diapers for Refugees program delivered 160,000 more high-quality disposable diapers to the Ashti 2 refugee camp in Ankawa, Iraq. This marked the final delivery for 2016. Earlier in 2016, the Diapers for Refugee program set a goal of delivering 640,000 diapers to Christian refugee families that have been ignored by the Islamic-run

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What Christians are Finding In the Nineveh Plain

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

Christians who are now returning to their homes in areas of the Nineveh Plains liberated from the Islamic State’s control are finding chaos and destruction. Sister Diana Momeka, a nun with the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena, ministers to those who have been displaced by ISIS: “(When) we went to see what happened

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Iraqi Palace of Mirrors: Kurds Block Aid To Christian Militia

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

The Christian town of Qaraqosh, Iraq, located on the Nineveh Plain, is in ruins. It is far worse than its appearance, which is bad enough.

Many Iraqi Christians Unable to Return Home for Christmas

Dec 12th, 2016 | By

Many Christian residents of towns surrounding Mosul that have been liberated from Islamic State’s control have started returning home only to find their homes booby-trapped, in ruins or uninhabitable. In August of 2014, the Islamic State drove many religious minorities, including Christians and Yazidis from their homes in order to establish their caliphate. Since then,

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Chairman’s Report For December 2, 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas Program may expand to liberated areas in Iraq / Will Donald Trump stop Obama’s arms flow to Islamic fighters? /New bill by congresswoman to stop arming Sunni Muslim fighters in Syria / Bills in Congress to help Christian refugees will be refiled in 115th Congress

Chairman’s Report for November 4, 2016

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas for Refugees matching challenge – How it began and how it works / More Sunni Muslim violence in Jordan as Christmas approaches / September distribution of diapers to Iraqi Christian refugees successful / Obama’s social radical pick for Supreme Court confirmation in January?

ISIS Takes Young Christian Boys and Forces Them to Become Jihadists

Nov 11th, 2016 | By

Father Patrick Desbois, a Paris-based Catholic priest who has been helping Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Iraq and Syria said Islamic State jihadists separate families who live in terrorist occupied places by taking away their new born babies and virgin girls, killing their fathers and forcing young boys to plant bombs in

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Christians Patiently Prepare to Return Home

Nov 2nd, 2016 | By

As the fight to conquer Mosul rages on, displaced Iraqi Christians are determined to return to their homes in areas that are being liberated from ISIS’s control. Archbishop Bashar Warda, the bishop from Erbil who has led the relief effort during Iraqi Christians’ period of exile, said many of the 100,000 internally displaced people in

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