Refugee told militant she would rather die than give up her Christian faith.
US president lays out strategy for combating ISIS advance
‘I can touch you even in this darkness when I pray,’ wrote murdered American journalist to his family
Pontiff consoles family in Rochester, New Hampshire, after killing by Islamists
Meeting followed a video appeal from the family
Demonstrators faint in the heat during march on UN base in Irbil.
Syriac Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan visits Washington to highlight plight of faithful in Iraq
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Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako reiterates appeal for release of two nuns and three orphans