Iraq Christians of Ancient Faith, Seeking Sanctuary

Christian refugees from Mosul have taken refuge in Saint Matthew monastery near Al-Faf, Iraq / Photo Ted Nieters Source

I almost didn't have the heart to read the piece beyond the headline and sub: Iraq's beleaguered Christians make final stand on the Mosul frontline; Some Christian families from Mosul have sought refuge in St Matthew’s Monastery...Others vow to take a stand against the Islamists - whatever the cost .Imagine having to leave your home, your work -- pack up the family and seek sanctuary in a Monastery, not knowing whether your life will ever seem stable again.Feeling helpless in the face of … [Read more...]


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