ISIS

ISIS terrorists mark Christmas by beheading 10 Christians on video

By Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, December 27, 2019 Ten Christians were beheaded and one other was shot dead by an ISIS-linked group in Nigeria in an act designed to coincide with Christmas. A video recorded before the execution in the war-torn state of Borno shows a group of 12 men and... read more

There were over 800 extremist attacks in West Africa in 2019

By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, December 19, 2019 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso- Extremist attacks have risen dramatically in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, from 180 incidents in 2017 to more than 800 violent attacks in 2019, according to the Center for Strategic and International... read more
Churchgoers pray during a morning service at the Saint Charles Catholic Church, the site of a 2014 bomb attack blamed on Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, in Kano, northern Nigeria (Credit: AP Photo/Ben Curtis.)

Anti-Christian carnage in Nigeria could be global security nightmare

By John L. Allen Jr., Crux, August 4, 2019 ROME - Back in the late 1970s, James Wuye was a young Nigerian and fervent Christian believer, who converted to Catholicism and later joined the Assemblies of God Pentecostal church amid his country’s first wave of sectarian violence. He watched as... read more
Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil( Jonah McKeown/CNA.)

Archbishop of Erbil: Is the US abandoning Christians at risk in Iraq?

CNA, May 17, 2019 Archbishop Bashar Warda, one of the leading voices on behalf of persecuted and displaced Christians in Iraq, released today an urgent statement regarding the retreat of U.S. personnel from key areas in the country. “The 2011 pullout by the last administration created the... read more

‘RIVERS OF UNCLEAN BLOOD’ Sri Lanka bombings – Sick ISIS supporters celebrate deadliest-ever attack with poster of burning Pope and Buddha

Warped extremists online have celebrated the Easter Sunday massacre which left at least 359 dead By Mark Hodge, The Sun, April 24, 2019 After claiming responsibility for the atrocity, the brainwashed death cult’s official media channel Amaq issued a disturbing poster. The chilling... read more

None Dare Call It Treason

By William Kilpatrick, September 18, 2018 One could be forgiven for thinking that a traitor is a rare bird. After all, most Americans can only name one traitor in American history—Benedict Arnold. And, if you know who he is, you probably went to school several decades ago when such things were... read more

EWTN Documentary Highlights Returning Iraqi Christians’ Struggles — and Courage

Elisabetta Valgiusti discusses her new production, which premieres Dec. 31 on the global Catholic television network. By Edward Pentin, December 11, 2017 What is life really like for ordinary Iraqi Christians — one of the oldest Christian civilizations in the world — returning to their... read more

ISIS group releases propaganda poster of Pope Francis being ‘beheaded’

by Staff Reporter, 22 Nov 2017 The group has also warned of terror attacks at Christmas time A group linked to Islamic State (ISIS) has released a propaganda poster depicting Pope Francis being beheaded. The picture, which the Catholic Herald has chosen not to show, depicts a jihadist... read more

ISIS threatens Pope Francis and Catholic Church in new video

by Staff Reporter, 25 Aug 2017 ISIS has released a video showing its fighters ripping up photographs of Pope Francis and threatening to come to Rome. Filmed in the Philippines, where the terrorists have been fighting the government for control of the city of Marawi, the video also shows the... read more

Eight Churches in Baghdad Close Their Doors Forever as Christians Continue to Flee Iraq

By Sandra Elliot, posted on July 31st, 2017 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) - The liberation of Mosul came after nine hard months of fighting and three brutish years of occupation. All eyes have fixated on this noteworthy event; however, just south in Baghdad, eight churches... read more

Their Flight from the Middle East

BY ERIC METAXAS & STAN GUTHRIE We can’t say it often enough: Christians are disappearing from the Middle East. They need our prayers and support. More than 20 Coptic Christians massacred in a bus on their way to Mass . . . the grisly double bombing at the Mar Girgis church near Cairo... read more