“We have lost everything; our homes have been stolen, looted, destroyed, and burned. There is nothing left for us there, to return for,” said an Iraqi Christian who fled to Jordan.
Rami DabbasJanuary 28, 2022
Hopefully, Pope Francis’ trip to visit the Christians in Iraq will not only lift their spirits but also inspire change so that they can stay and prosper in their ancient homeland, which would benefit all of Iraq.
Nadine MaenzaMarch 3, 2021
Even as we remember that Jesus rose from the dead in Jerusalem, Christians in the Middle East and elsewhere experience some of the highest levels of persecution in the world.
Thomas Farr & Toufic BaakliniApril 12, 2020
The United States and the international community could make a difference in the future of Iraq by informing the incoming government that there will be no investment or access to capital markets until these militias, and Iranian influence, have been eliminated.
Nadine MaenzaDecember 6, 2019
After becoming direct victims of ISIS violence in 2014, no significant Christian groups in northern Iraq chose neutrality, and most fought in Christian militias rather than integrating into larger Iraqi or Kurdish forces.
Roger PetersenMay 11, 2018
Iraqi Christians in the Nineveh Plains require assistance, which can only be achieved by a coalition of states seeking the indigenous population’s best interest. President Trump and numerous European governments have made assisting displaced and persecuted Christians a top priority. These leaders have followed words with actions, but more must be done.
Ewelina U. Ochab & Alexander W. TitusFebruary 8, 2018
In the first part of 2014, Daesh (also referred to as Islamic State or ISIS) began to establish the so-called…
Baroness Caroline Cox & Ewelina U. OchabNovember 15, 2017
Christians in the United States and Europe must continue to speak up for our Iraqi brothers and sisters in Christ. We must act now, or the oldest Christian community in the world could vanish during our time.
Ewelina U. Ochab & Alexander W. TitusOctober 31, 2017
Despite the fact that Syria and Iraq have been struggling with humanitarian crises, the reality of Christian minorities in both countries may be worlds apart.
Ewelina U. OchabAugust 1, 2017