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In Iraq, a Christian student is back at the University of Mosul

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“My feeling now is pretty good, but will we be okay later? We are still in a state of anxiety as a result of the repeated disasters that have befallen Christians. Still, the situation is gradually stabilizing.”

Boko Haram survivor: ‘God was in heaven—he seemed to be far away’

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“Today, there is nothing sweet about Nigeria. Nothing! I say so because of my current situation. I am displaced. I once had a room with a comfortable bed in a proper house. We lived in our own house.”

In Aleppo, a heroine of endurance

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”I did not know what to do—but God did not leave us; he was with us in every sad moment; he used to send us many people who helped us; they were angels in our lives.”

In Nigeria, brutal attacks and a story of survival

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“So we ran. In the bush everyone was selfish; we ran as if there was a competition; we were exhausted and absolutely afraid, but we kept on running.”

In Iraq, a Christian dentist returns from exile to serve his people

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“Qaraqosh, which is the largest Christian city in Iraq, is no longer as it was in the past. It has been truly devastated and has become almost frightening because of all the destruction.”

Freed from Muslim captors, Filipino priest continues to ‘believe in inter-religious dialogue’

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“To the Muslims of Marawi and Lanao del Sur, I declare that I continue to believe that we can still be united as Muslims and Christians. We are not enemies, we believe in one God.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
For a country hit by civil unrest, economic collapse, COVID and now disaster, how much more can our faithful endure? Please give today.