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Catholics Killed at Mass in Iraq: Extremist Muslims invade Church, Murder Priests Comments

One report concerning the state of the Church after the security forces stormed in to attempt to rescue the Christians is particularly horrifying. It came from a police officer, "It's a horrible scene. More than 50 people were killed. The suicide vests were filled with ball bearings to kill as many people as possible. You can see human flesh everywhere. Flesh was stuck to the top roof of the hall. Many people went to the hospitals without legs ... Continue Reading

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  1. Brother e
    4 years ago

    Faith, hope and charity are the virtues that we must practice. Our religion is rooted in love and understanding. We must not despair. St. Paul and the Apostles all went through times of hardship, including their own deaths. We must learn to follow their example. The church has always been persecuted, criticized and isolated. We are still here, and we will be here forever, our mystical body, our mother. Long after we are all gone the Word will still be here. We shall continue to reveal the gospel to the world. On this All Saints day, a new list of martyrs is added to the endless book of salvation. We must belive that the victims of this barbaric act are now in the presence of all Our Saints and the Holy Trinity. Our prayers go to all the families affected by this act of terrorism.

  2. fr.thomas
    4 years ago

    R.I.P. to those who are slaughtered in Iraq. Catholics are easy targets throughout the world for persecution. Let us all pray that God may save these innocent people from the clutches of evil forces. Plots from different angles are pointed towards the Catholic church to malign its name. I think this is the last days so we have to expect many such attacks according to the Word of God. Let us pray that God may give us the courage and strength to withstand these persecutions. God bless us.

  3. Frederick Rhodes
    4 years ago

    Think "What would Jesus do?"
    I think He would want us to tell all the Religions what is happening so it cannot be hidden. The more evil deeds done in the name of their creator in the name of their prophet, the more His slaves will slip from His fingers. The pen is mightier than the sword which cuts both ways. Besides, the alternitive to peaseful dialog in this case may become an unpleasent WORLD WAR 111. The only way out of it now is if the US passed a law making it illegal to commit RIC and pass the This will not only prevent medical malpractice but prevent All false god worshipping religions from practicing, as the covenant ritual of infant and childhood prepuce excision is the cornerstone to their religious concept. Luckily Jesus' sacrifice exempts Christians from this superstitious ritual sacrificial punishment.

  4. vance
    4 years ago

    This makes my blood boil. Not so much at the terrorists but at our own Bishops and clergy. For them to say nothing and do nothing is unconscientable. The ant-American Liberal Left are cheering and dancing in their livingrooms. Al Qaeda is their blood brothers. They want us to be tolerant of them?

    4 years ago

    These people get carte' blance' here in the United States..simply because we have an administrations that tolerates these horrible, horrible murderers'. That is what they be tolerated so they can then move in ...and take us out from within our own establishments. Our schools...our industry, our homes...churches..etc. It is up to us the US Citizen to stand up to these malicious, and heartless muslims...all of them.
    I am sick of it...and disgusted with Obama..and his muslim supporting mentality.
    The ones responsible for this horrible crime need to be treated the same way....!!!
    My GOD never asks me to DIE ...or commit suicide for HIM....!! That is NOT Who God is. HE DIED FOR ME..FOR MY SINS TO BE CLEANSED. These idiotic people believe in a made-up God...Muhammed....and are willing to die for Allah..which is NOT MY God. JESUS CHRIST IS MY GOD...THE ONLY GOD!!!!
    This story is so horrific, and disgusting...and it breaks my heart to think that they can come here and built their mosque's...but we cannot even PRAY in their country??
    I say burn down all the mosque's here in the U.S....and send all of the muslims back to their home land where they belong. If the so-called Moderate Muslims were so MODERATE..why are they not speaking up...and speaking out in protest over such abominations as this????? IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A 'MODERATE MUSLIM"?????

  6. david constantiyn senduk
    4 years ago

    spread this news to the whole world, so all may have a better concern to what happened there

  7. Frederick Rhodes
    4 years ago

    2 of my Catholic brothers also committed suicide caused from the same type of PTSD that Muslim men are subjected to. It is happening again just like the Book of Revelations says it would. Now, because we, in the US, are in denial of the causes of this type of mental dissorder, we will be drawn into yet another war, this time with Yemin, where Al Quida has a stronghold.

  8. robert matzinger
    4 years ago

    It's been open season on Catholics in Iraq ever since the fall of Sadam. More than that, it's been open season on Cathoilcs in every muslim country. Muslims feel they have a right to remove Christains from Islamic countries and if it means killing them, so be it.. And in the countries where th murder of Catholic occur, the govts do next to nothing, literally authenticating the murderers rights to kill. International outcry? Please... there won't even be any outrage from our current govt and president. The reality of all this is that it's a risky world for Catholics in an Islamic country..

  9. Bulbajer
    4 years ago

    This is very sad. RIP those that are victims of persecution everywhere.

  10. John Grimes
    4 years ago

    Does anyone even remember that under Saddam Hussein, the man W was so eager to "bag" for threatening Papi, Catholics enjoyed the protection of the government? Now with the blessings of democracy delivered to Iraqis by Bush and company, many Catholics have fled that country altogether, and those who haven't face violence all the time. I think we should remember forever that it was Bush's war of aggression that all but extinguished Christianity in a land where it had been present since the days of St. Paul. Those who cheered on Bush's immorality should be ashamed of themselves, but they are the kind who seldom blush for any reason at all.

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