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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.

Islamic State Repelled from Destroying Ancient Minaret in Mosul

Radical group already has destroyed tombs of Jonah and Seth, Christian monastery.

Continued Violence in Iraq: Eastern Churches Prepare to Act

As news worsens for religious minorities, bishops set sights on UN.

Aleteia Launches Petition for Christians in Iraq

Website appeals to UN and Arab League.

Pope Francis Calls the Chaldean Patriarch Sako in Iraq

Rumors about destruction of churches in Mosul have been denied.

Iraq’s Bishops Continue to Ask, “Why is World Silent?”

Prelates receive assurances from Kurd leader but look to West for help.

ISIS Attacks Iraqi Town Where Christians from Mosul Took Refuge

Turning churches into mosques and cutting off water and medicine.

French Catholics Demonstrate in Support of Christians in Mosul

In spite of attacks against Paris synagogues, protestors show solidarity.

Pope Francis Expresses concern for Plight of Christian Communities in Mosul

Sunday Angelus address includes prayers for Iraq and Ukraine.

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