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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Patriarch blasts Iraqi government, international community for failure to help persecuted Christians : News Headlines - Catholic Culture


The following excerpts are from Catholic Culture's Catholic World News:

Catholic World News - September 04, 2014
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church has renewed his criticism of the Iraqi government and the international community for their failure to address the persecution of Iraq’s Christians.

The curtains have been drawn on the painful events, and 120,000 Christians are uprooted from their historical homeland because the political Islam does not want them there, and the world is silent, standing still, either because it approves or because it is incapable of acting,” said Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako.

The suffering of the displaced Christians and other minorities is mounting: their needs are escalating and their fears of an unknown future of their shocked children, seized towns, and looted houses keep them sleepless,” he added.


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