Priest Gambles Away Money For Christian Refugees

A priest in Canada is accused of spending over $500,000 meant for persecuted Christians on gambling. Father Amer Saka, who is a priest in the Chaldean Catholic Church, is under investigation by the Ontario Provincial Police in the city of London,


ISIS Executes Christian Hostages During Muslim Holiday

The Islamic State has released a videotaped execution of three Assyrian Christian hostages, captured during a February offensive in Syria. The lives of hundreds more Christian captives remain in the balance, a point the savages emphasized by making three of them beg for ransom payments on camera.

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Iraqi Bishops: Join Forces to Liberate the Lands Occupied by Islamic Jihadists

A plenary meeting of Iraqi bishops in Baghdad on Saturday has resulted in an important joint declaration calling on all “national and international forces to unite their efforts” to liberate territories occupied by ISIS and to “exercise the necessary influence” to provide protection for Christians and other Iraqis returning to their homes, enabling them to live in security and dignity.

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Chaldean Priest Resists Returning to Iraq and ISIS Threats

Though the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq, Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, claims he reveres Pope Francis as the “Father of all Christians,” he has defied the Pope’s decision to permit Chaldean priests, including one based in San Diego, to stay in the United States rather than obey Sako’s injunction to return to Iraq or face excommunication.

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