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August 19, 2019
“The altars, the iconostases and the baptismal font were torn to pieces. But the thing that struck me most was the burning of baptism...
August 10, 2019
ISIS has largely been driven out of northern Iraq, where most of that nation’s Orthodox Christians lived up until the upheaval of the last two...
August 7, 2019
This is the great question before Western leaders, and leaders worldwide today: will they step up efforts to save the Christians of Iraq and other...
August 5, 2019
After years of strife, by 2014 it was reported that 90% of the Orthodox Christians of the nation had been displaced. Most of them are still refugees...
August 4, 2019
The Turkish government has picked up where ISIS left off, continuing the persecution of Christians in Iraq by targeting Christian villages for...
July 13, 2019
ISIS (referred to as “Isil” in this article) has largely been driven out of northern Iraq, but this has not led to relief for...
July 7, 2019
ISIS has been driven out, but unfortunately, this has not led to relief for Iraq’s Christians. Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq...
June 28, 2019
Ambassador Brownback is correct. Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq were displaced during the period of war and strife that began early in...
April 18, 2019
ISIS has been driven out, but unfortunately, this has not led to relief for Iraq’s Christians. Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq...
April 5, 2019
Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq were displaced during the period of war and strife that began early in the 21st century. Even at this...
February 25, 2019
ISIS has been driven out, but unfortunately, this has not led to immediate relief for Iraq’s Christians. Almost all of the Orthodox Christians...
February 11, 2019
ISIS has been driven out, but unfortunately, this has not led to relief for Iraq’s Christians. Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq...
January 18, 2019
The ordeal and tragedy of Christians in Iraq, both Orthodox and those of other faith traditions, continues. Nearly all of the Orthodox Christians in...
December 21, 2018
Almost all of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq were displaced during the period of war and strife that began early in the 21st century. Even at this...
December 14, 2018
What has happened in Basra is a microcosm of the catastrophe that has befallen all of Iraq. After years of strife, by 2014 it was reported that 90%...
December 7, 2018
According to International Christian Concern: “The military activities of Turkey in Northern Iraq have been called into question by various...
December 1, 2018
This report, which is itself a summary of five reports, focusing upon Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Colombia and the Central African Republic, demonstrates...
November 29, 2018
The Order applauds this legislation, which is much needed and long overdue. It is an initiative of Rep. Christopher H. Smith (R-NJ), who was a...
November 28, 2018
Over 90% of the Orthodox Christians in Iraq were displaced during the period of war and strife that began early in the 21st century. Most of them are...
November 21, 2018
This moving article from Harper’s Magazine provides a comprehensive overview of the tragedy of Christians in Iraq. The Orthodox Christians and...