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Islamic State Militants Bomb Famous Ancient Catholic Monastery in Iraq

ISIS fighters ordered the monks to leave with only the shirts on their backs

Islamic State Group Inflicts Heavy Damage to 10th Century Monastery

Terrorists' campaign of cultural cleansing contines

What’s Been Lost to the Islamists’ Sledgehammers

Islamic State video showing destruction in Mosul Museum shocks historians.

Citing Turning Tide for Country’s Christians, Papal Envoy Says “Pope Francis is Expected in Iraq”

Displaced persons may be able to return to Nineveh Plain, but much work is needed.

ISIS Uses Mosul Churches as Prisons

Reports of sexual abuse of female prisoners in St. George Monastery

Jihadists Destroy Sisters of the Sacred Heart Convent in Mosul

IS may have abandoned it as possible target of US-led coalition.

Church of St. Ephrem in Mosul Could Be Transformed Into a Mosque

Photos on Christian website show pews for sale.

A Chilling Warning to the West from the Archeparch of Mosul

“Our sufferings are the prelude of those you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer in the near future."

Christians Feel Abandoned in Spite of Obama’s Action in Iraq

Patriarch Sako "disappointed" by limited response from US.

In Mosul, Signs of an Uprising Against the Islamic State

Destruction of Jonah's Tomb and other cultural treasures seems to be the last straw for residents.

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