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Topic: persecution of Christians

Patriarchs urge West to stop extinction of Middle East Christians

Patriarchs speak out at the In Defence of Christians summit in Washington

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.

Pope Francis phones to comfort priest at refugee camp in Iraq

The priest had sent a message telling the Pope: ‘I’m afraid of losing your children’

Blair’s Iraq War created the precedent that allows Cameron and co to get away with doing nothing

The Royal Prerogative was, in effect, abolished on the basis of a PR campaign that required Parliamentary consent to establish legitimacy for going to war, and Iraqi minorities are paying the price

Elderly Iraqi Christians defy Islamic State terrorists

Group of Iraqis refused demands of extremists to ‘convert to Islam or be beheaded’

Pope Francis: I would visit to Iraq to help stop violence

Pope gives press conference on flight home from Seoul

Ban Ki-Moon: World must do more to help persecuted Iraqis

UN secretary-general describes plight of Mount Sinjar refugees as ‘especially harrowing’

The international community is failing its obligation to protect Iraq’s persecuted minorities

Responsibility to protect is enshrined in Article 18 of the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights and was born in the embers of the Holocaust

Thousands of Iraqis flee as militants seize ‘Christian capital’

Archbishop calls on UN to intervene as Islamic State militants capture Qaraqosh in north Iraq

Church leaders in Iraq call for day of prayer in face of ‘ethnic cleansing’

Church leaders in Iraq select Feast of the Transfiguration for universal prayer day