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An Iraqi archbishop has warned a gathering of U.K. peers and MPs that Christians in the region face being wiped off the map without direct military action on the ground. Archbishop Warda, of the Catholic Chaldean Church, said that Iraq's Christian communities had fallen "dramatically" over the last 10 years. Islamist aggression has prompted tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians and Yazidis to flee their homes. In the summer of 2014, Islamic State militants warned Christians to renounce…

An Iraqi archbishop has warned a gathering of U.K. peers and MPs that Christians in the region face being wiped off the map without direct military action on the ground. Archbishop Warda, of the Catholic Chaldean Church, said that Iraq's Christian communities had fallen "dramatically" over the last 10 years. Islamist aggression has prompted tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians and Yazidis to flee their homes. In the summer of 2014, Islamic State militants warned Christians to renounce…

"... 'The US has warned that the situation for Iraq's minority groups threatens to become a "humanitarian catastrophe'. [...] Pope Francis has made an impassioned appeal to the international community to do much more to address the crisis. A Vatican statement said the Pope had appealed for "all necessary help" to be given to those forced to flee their homes, 'whose fate depends entirely on the solidarity of others'...".

"... 'The US has warned that the situation for Iraq's minority groups threatens to become a "humanitarian catastrophe'. [...] Pope Francis has made an impassioned appeal to the international community to do much more to address the crisis. A Vatican statement said the Pope had appealed for "all necessary help" to be given to those forced to flee their homes, 'whose fate depends entirely on the solidarity of others'...".

**** WARNING - THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES ****     “Since 2003, more than half of Iraq’s Christian population of 800,000 has fled,” notes Fox columnist Lela Gilbert. (But the world’s a better place without Saddam Hussein, right?)  The factoid is not only alarming, it is ...

**** WARNING - THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES **** “Since 2003, more than half of Iraq’s Christian population of 800,000 has fled,” notes Fox columnist Lela Gilbert. (But the world’s a better place without Saddam Hussein, right?) The factoid is not only alarming, it is ...

ASSYRIAN CHRISTIANS ARE SURROUNDED BY ISSIS JIHADISTS IN LATEST ATTACK; 51 CHILDREN AND 84 WOMEN AMONG KIDNAPPED HOSTAGES

ASSYRIAN CHRISTIANS ARE SURROUNDED BY ISSIS JIHADISTS IN LATEST ATTACK; 51 CHILDREN AND 84 WOMEN AMONG KIDNAPPED HOSTAGES

Iraq's Christians are being slaughtered! “This is religious cleansing,” (genocide), said Patriarch Ignace  Younnan. “American Christians need to wake up, stand up, and no longer be silent. U.S.-elected representatives need to stand up for the principles on which the U.S.was founded: the defense of religious freedom and respect for human rights.”

Iraq's Christians are being slaughtered! “This is religious cleansing,” (genocide), said Patriarch Ignace Younnan. “American Christians need to wake up, stand up, and no longer be silent. U.S.-elected representatives need to stand up for the principles on which the U.S.was founded: the defense of religious freedom and respect for human rights.”

Image: Iraq's Remaining Christians Take Refuge, Prepare to Fight Many members of the minority Christian population in Iraq have fled to Sweden, Germany, Great Britain and the U.S. - Those who remain are now taking refuge in monasteries and preparing to fight if they have to.

Image: Iraq's Remaining Christians Take Refuge, Prepare to Fight Many members of the minority Christian population in Iraq have fled to Sweden, Germany, Great Britain and the U.S. - Those who remain are now taking refuge in monasteries and preparing to fight if they have to.

Christians Don't Feel Safe in Egypt, Fleeing to US and Europe to Seek Asylum--Mourners at St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral for funeral of four slain Christians.

Christians Don't Feel Safe in Egypt, Fleeing to US and Europe to Seek Asylum--Mourners at St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral for funeral of four slain Christians.

BBC News - Iraq conflict: Christians and Yazidis flee amid Islamic State warning

BBC News - Iraq conflict: Christians and Yazidis flee amid Islamic State warning

Christians are being excluded from the reconstruction plans for northern Iraq, further eroding the likelihood of their return once Islamic State have been militarily defeated there, an alliance of UK-based charities has warned.Iraqi Christians firmly believe that Iraq is their spiritual homeland; their presence dates back at least to the 3rd Century. Before 2003, there were approximately 1.5 million Christians in Iraq, but estimates now range from 200,000 to 500,000.

Christians are being excluded from the reconstruction plans for northern Iraq, further eroding the likelihood of their return once Islamic State have been militarily defeated there, an alliance of UK-based charities has warned.Iraqi Christians firmly believe that Iraq is their spiritual homeland; their presence dates back at least to the 3rd Century. Before 2003, there were approximately 1.5 million Christians in Iraq, but estimates now range from 200,000 to 500,000.

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