Kurdish leader urges Christian self-defense militias; Patriarch Sako fears escalation of violence and playing into the hands of belligerent Islamists.
Yet another tweak of HHS mandate rules yielded disappointment from bishops that the regulations would not broaden the ‘religious employer’ exemption.
About 40 Iraqi Christian refugees were flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan and several hundred more will be flown to France in the coming weeks.
Organizers of a satanic black mass faced a lawsuit brought by Archbishop Coakley on grounds that the consecrated Host used for the sacrilegious event is stolen.
A Tennessee circuit court has upheld the state’s definition of marriage as the union of a man and a woman, the 'first win for marriage' since U.S. v. Windsor
Pope Francis supports international intervention in Iraq and is willing to go to there personally if it will help end the violence against Christians and other religious minorities.
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