#ShortNews: Christians in Iraq are ‘scourged, wounded, but still there’

“Without an end to this persecution and violence, there is no future for religious pluralism in Iraq or anywhere else in the Middle East for that matter,” said Iraqi Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil in a speech at Georgetown University on Feb. 15.

After an attack by ISIS displaced more than 125,000 Christians, Warda said that there is a core of the faithful who will not leave their ancestral homeland in the Nineveh plains in Iraq. “And, yet, we are still there, scourged, wounded, yet still there,” he noted.

Read More: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/archbishop-of-erbil-christians-in-iraq-are-scourged-wounded-but-still-there-62878

To donate for Christians in Iraq: http://iraqichristianrelief.org/donate/

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