Saturday, June 14, 2014

ISIS taking over Mosul threatens fragile Christian revival in North Iraq

The ISIS' takeover of Mosul, Iraq's second city, threatens the fragile Christian presence in the Ninawa plain, which has developed in recent times. Nina Shea has a very pessimistic reading of the Christian perspective in Iraq - and there is little to object at the moment even though it seems like ISIS has not reached the Christan strongholds yet.

Btw, Italian Priest Father Paolo Dall'Oglio, who was kidnaped by ISIS in Raqqa, is most likely alive according to recent Italian reports, contrary to the article below:

The Cleansing of Iraq's Christians Is Reaching It's End Game by Nina Shea, The National Interest

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