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'It makes your blood run cold': Shocking ISIS-destroyed churches disturb priest Watch

Image of Priest visits Catholic church (not pictured) after ISIS clears out.

The desolation of a burned Iraqi church left Argentine-born missionary Father Luis Montes with the firm conviction that Satan is at the ... continue reading


ISIS cowards use CHILDREN as human shields during desperate gunfight in Mosul Watch

Image of For a group claiming to not be afraid of death, ISIS doesn't hesitate to use child shields.

Drone footage revealed ISIS members using children as human shields during gunfights in Mosul. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - ... continue reading


ISIS deploys child soldiers to keep Christians from returning to Mosul Watch

Image of Cubs of the Caliphate are being used to guard Mosul from Christians attempting to return home.

Now that Mosul, Iraq is mostly cleared of ISIS' presence, many Christians are attempting to return to their homes. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading


Ancient Christian treasure discovered near Jerusalem Watch

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Christians in ancient Jerusalem were forced to flee invading Persian forces and many fell to invader swords - but what did they leave ... continue reading


Mass grave reveals several children's bodies and brings one hardened soldier to tears Watch

Image of The sight of the bodies dumped in the mass grave brought one soldier to tears.

A mass grave was discovered in Mosul, Iraq, containing 24 bodies - most of which were children. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Iraqi ... continue reading


Syrian women share unspeakable and heartbreaking horrors of the Syrian Civil War Watch

Image of The Syrian Civil War has taken so much.

<i>Warning: The following article contains graphic depictions of violence that readers may find disturbing.</i> Aleppo, Syria ... continue reading


ISIS uses Holy Virgin as target practice and runs Christians from the Nineveh Plains Watch

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A group of journalists and members from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) went to the Nineveh Plains for the first time since ISIS blew ... continue reading


The site for one of Jesus' important miracles may disappear FOREVER Watch

Image of The Sea of Galilee is a famous site for Christians.

Jesus performed many miracles, each used to teach people important lessons about life, love and faith; but one of Jesus' most well-known ... continue reading


Heartbreaking Lenten letter from Syria describes the 5 main horrors of the Syrian Civil War Watch

Image of The Marionite Archbishop of Damascus fights 'this Syria of torments.'

Archbishop Samir Nassar, the Marionite Archbishop of Damascus, wrote a pastoral letter on Ash Monday, the day Lent begins in the Eastern ... continue reading


New pilgrimage route recreates Jesus' footsteps - Will YOU follow Christ? Watch

Image of Complete a pilgrimage along the same roads Jesus and his disciples may have tread.

Some take pilgrimages to atone for sins, others simply desire time to fulfill their spiritual needs. Regardless of why people choose to ... continue reading


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