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Topic: Iraq

Nun says misery of Iraqis ‘pierced my heart like a knife’

Sister Marie Claude says Christians who had been living comfortably are now left on the streets

Iraqi Christian: ‘ISIS terrorist held a sword to my throat but I refused to convert’

Refugee told militant she would rather die than give up her Christian faith.

Obama threatens air strikes against ISIS in Syria

US president lays out strategy for combating ISIS advance

Francis sends letter of condolence to family of Steven Sotloff

Francis ‘deeply saddened’ by murder of US journalist by Islamic State

Reports: Pope Francis to visit Turkey in November

Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and visit to Turkey-Iraq border could take place

The dangerous ignorance of Russell Brand

He is participating in a narrative that sends young British Muslims to die needlessly on the side of evil

Cameron not ruling out military action against Islamic State

Conservative whips canvassing their party’s MPs over whether they would support military action

Pope: Iraq’s persecuted Christians are bold witnesses of Christ

Francis makes comments during general audience St Peter’s Square

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Prince Charles supports Iraqi Christians facing ‘diabolic evil’

Prince of Wales says he is ‘heartbroken’ by the ‘barbaric persecution’ of religious minorities at hands of ISIS