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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on August 8, 2014.
eNewsletter Subject: Iraq's Christians under Siege
Most readers know about the growing disaster for Christians in Iraq as the Islamic State gains ground.
Pope Francis is distraught and the American Bishops have slated August 17th as a day of prayer for our Iraqi brothers and sisters. Here are three relevant news stories, posted today:
- Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances
- ‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians
- US: August 17 special day of prayer for Iraq
The one bit of good news coming out of the region as Christians flee Iraq is that Conversions to Christianity are on the rise in Egypt....
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