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Iraq’s abandoned Christians
New York Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/28/2014 5:02:57 AM

Does innocent human life matter in the Middle East if it is Christian? We ask because while Israel’s efforts to defend itself against terrorism from Hamas have provoked worldwide condemnation and demonstrations, the ethnic cleansing of a Christian community that has been in Iraq for more than 1,600 years continues with only a whimper of protest. The developments are the latest chapter in a larger story that includes the burning of Coptic churches in Egypt, the jailing of a pastor in Iran and the exodus of Palestinian Christians in the face of growing Muslim intolerance. Now the Islamic State of Iraq has declared

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Policom, 7/28/2014 6:16:41 AM     (No. 9942692)

And than they came for me. Maybe we need to make Bibi head of the Catholic Church as well. Go Israel.

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