Sudan Needs Our Help

ASAP. Merriam Ibrahim is just the tip of the iceberg. [Read more...]

France, Australia, even Syria are opening the doors to Iraqi refugees

But still the Obama Administration is doing nothing to give asylum to the desperate refugee population that the US, more than any country in the world, is responsible for creating. I hear the president is having a very restful vacation. [Read more...]

The Knights of Columbus step up for Iraqi refugees–and so can we

A reader writes: I just wanted to let you and your readers know that the Knights of Columbus has set up a relief fund to help the Christians and other religious minorities who are being brutally persecuted in Iraq. 100% of all money donated will go to relief efforts. The Supreme Council has pledged $500,000 and [Read More...]

Wanna Help Future Nuns?

Support the Imagine Sisters site! [Read more...]

Hey Salem, OR and environs! A reader needs work!

I have a reader who lost her daughter in April and is struggling financially with funeral costs, among other things.  She’s looking for work and could really use a) our prayers and b) a job.  If somebody in your neck of the woods could help her out, it would be fantastic.  She doesn’t have a [Read More...]

Thousands of Iraqi Refugees Rescued

Excellent! Keep up the prayers and fasting and kudos to the rescuers! Lather, rinse, repeat for the rest of them. [Read more...]

Cosmetic bombs and real help

I suspect a strong inverse statistical relationship between the “Bomb Iraq!” crowd and those who want to give these refugees the asylum we absolutely *owe* them. The more we want to drop a few bombs–to assuage our conscience that we “did something” before leaving these people to their fate and shrugging “we tried”–the less we [Read More...]

Airstrikes Against ISIS

Story here. I don’t see how they can be avoided.  But at the same time, I don’t see this ending well if we don’t get the refugees out.  Our war of choice has left us with nothing but a series of terrible alternatives and the least terrible is to smash ISIS bad enough that either [Read More...]

The Parable of Dr. Lazarus and the Rich Man

Starring Donald Trump, who sent a series of tweets about the missionaries being treated for ebola in the U.S. Ebola patient will be brought to the U.S. in a few days – now I know for sure that our leaders are incompetent. KEEP THEM OUT OF HERE! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 1, 2014   Stop [Read More...]

A Work of Mercy for the Suffering Church in Iraq

A reader writes: We are looking to bring awareness to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. One way we can do this is to be a visible witness right here in our own communities. We have designed a t-shirt campaign to help us do this. Here is the link that I am asking [Read More...]