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ISIS uses Holy Virgin statue as target practice

A group of journalists and members from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) went to the Nineveh Plains for the first time since ISIS blew through. What they found was heartbreaking. ISIS has been slaughtering people across the globe and desecrating holy grounds. Their hatred knows no bounds and even after they vacate an






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Militants kill two Christians in Egypt’s Sinai

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The murders come days after an ISIS video vowed to increase attacks on minority groups Egyptian security officials say suspected militants have killed two Christians in the restive north of the Sinai Peninsula, days after an ISIS affiliate group vowed to step up a wave of attacks on Christians. The officials said Saad Hana, 65, was






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ISIS vows more attacks on Egypt’s Christians

In a video released on Monday, an ISIS affiliate group said Christians are their ‘favourite prey’ An ISIS affiliate group in Egypt released a video on Monday showing the suicide bomber who killed nearly 30 people when he attacked a packed church in December and vowing more attacks on the country’s Christian. A narrator says






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Innocent children forced into horrid orphanages and a life of terrorism

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Innocent and terrified boys, aged from three to 16, entered what appeared to be a Mosul orphanage with tears streaming down their faces asking about their parents. The boys’ parents went missing after Islamic State militants raided through Northern Iraq in 2014, and the boys were taken straight to an Islamic State training facility in






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Ten stories to watch in 2017

A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017 Last year proved beyond all doubt that journalists are terrible at predicting the future. Few commentators foresaw Brexit, the emergence of François Fillon in France or Donald Trump’s presidency. With that in mind, we offer this guide to 10 topics that are likely






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Egyptian cathedral restored after December bombing

Saint Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo has been rebuilt by the Egyptian army corps of engineers after a terrorist attack last month left 27 dead. The restoration was by direct order of President Abdel Fattah Sisi so that Coptic Christians could celebrate the feast of Christmas there. The Egyptian army corps of engineers has completed






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Turkish bishop says Catholics are ‘afraid of coming to Mass’ after terror attacks

Bishop Tierrablanca said police had stepped up security at churches since last year’s coup attempt A Church leader in Turkey has said that Catholics are fearful about attending church after recent terrorist attacks, but insisted that Christians could count on government protection. “Although we can move around freely, people are understandably afraid of coming to






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Islamic State takes responsibility for MONSTROUS ATTACK on 600 innocent people celebrating New Year

A gunman opened fire on an Istanbul nightclub holding 600 innocent people early New Year’s day. One-hundred-and-eighty bullets rained out of the gunman’s AK-47 in just under seven minutes. Thirty-nine people were murdered, and 70 others were injured. The gunman escaped during the chaotic uproar, causing Turkish police to launch one of their biggest manhunts






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