The new plight of Christians in Mosul

The new plight of Christians in Mosul

The dramatic voices from Northern Iraq where the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took control also of ancient churches. Archbishop Nona, successor of the martyr Rahho, who was killed in 2008: «Do not forsake my diocese» By Giorgio Bernardelli - Via Vatican Insider- The news of a church under construction which exploded east of Mosul is already on social networks. Together with the news that the monastery of Mar Behnam - dating back to the fourth century, one of the most important historical sites of the Assyrian Christianity – is in the hands of militants of the Islamic … [Read more...]