15 September 2014

What Remains of Iraq/Syria's 2000-year-old
Assyrian Christian Community- in Photos

1800-year-old church burns in Mosul, Iraq

Same Catholic church earlier in the day-
at least 10 others have been torched as well.

A nun leads displaced Iraqi Christians in prayer at a school (now refugee camp) 
in Erbil.  Iraq's Kurdish capital now hosts 100,000+ displaced Christians

In Mosul, ISIS had marked with a spray-painted ن (the Arabic letter for “N”)
all Christian property to be seized after the ultimatum. “N”, or ن​,
is the first letter of the Arabic word for Christian, “Nasrani” or Nazarene-
it has now become the symbol of the oppressed ME Christian minority

ISIS maniacs captured a 4th-century monastery in
northern Iraq and promptly expelled all the monks

Told 'convert to Islam or face the sword'

In Syria, ISIS has made a grand show of crucifying Christians

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldean Catholic Church 
(and master of understatement) Louis Raphael I Sako: 
'We need a peacekeeping mission'

Two Christian women who were forced to flee advancing Islamic State
militants wait in front of tents outside St. Joseph Shrine near Erbil, Iraq

Irrepressible Iraqi Christian couple who fled Islamic State violence 
in Mosul at their church wedding ceremony in Erbil, Iraq

US demonstration near yet-another Obama political fundraiser at Los Altos, CA

Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem visits Iraqi Christian 
refugees in Jordan who recently fled Mosul, Iraq

ISIS lunatics destroyed the tomb of the prophet Jonah...

Walid Shoebat found a video of the heinous crime:

Displaced Iraqi Christians from Mosul pray at a school acting as
a refugee camp in Erbil, Iraq - September 6, 2014

Please pray for Iraq and Syria's (residual) Christians...