What Christians are Finding In the Nineveh Plain

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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ISIS Launches Anti-Jordan Campaign

Last week, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the December 18 attack in Karak, Jordan, which killed ten people and injured 34 others. Following the attacks, pro-ISIS social media users, especially on the Telegram, posted pictures and messages celebrating the attack and the harm and hurt that it came from it. Many of these posts…

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Christmas for Refugees Featured on Fox News

Religious Freedom Coalition’s Christmas for Refugees program was featured on Fox News. Fox News correspondent Lauren Green interviewed William Murray and showed footage of one of the Christmas celebrations in a church in an undisclosed location in the region, where refugee children sang songs and visited with Santa Claus. Christmas for Refugees began in 2013…

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Photos of Christmas for Refugees 2016 Events

Photos from some of the 2016 Christmas for Refugee parties in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq held for displaced Christian children have been posted. The size of the events varied from 75 to as many as 525 children and were surprising orderly. Communictions from the Middle East has made real time posting difficult.

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Christmas for Refugees 2016 Update

Religious Freedom Coalition Chairman, William J. Murray, is currently overseeing the Christmas for Refugees program. The Christmas for Refugees program serves Christian refugee children from Iraq and Syria. The programs take place in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, and this year the program has expanded to include newly liberated towns in Iraq! Each program includes games,…

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Many Iraqi Christians Unable to Return Home for Christmas

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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