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Have we forgotten about Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil? Abducted priest makes impassioned plea to Pope Francis -- JOIN US IN PRAYER for his release! Watch

Image of Fr. Tom appears in the video, looking a bit older and more worn as a result of his captivity.

A video featuring Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil has been released following Christmas, and in it the priest appeals directly to Pope Francis for his ... continue reading

ISIS militants chain soldiers and walk them like dogs to their deaths in latest repulsive video WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Watch

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In a disgusting video titled "The Cross Shield," two Turkish Army soldiers are treated like animals before their brutal murders. LOS ... continue reading

Miraculous dreams of Jesus Christ lead Muslims to Christianity Watch

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God is all-powerful, all-knowing and all-encompassing, so when Muslim refugees began to experience visitations from Christ, it came as no ... continue reading

St. Nicholas' home country nearly bans Christmas carols Watch

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St. Nicholas spread good will and surprise gifts of food, gold and kind gestures in what is now known as Turkey - so why is one school ... continue reading

Muslim man honors Baghdad's Christians with amazing peace offering Watch

Image of Yassir Saad purchased Baghdad's tallest  Christmas tree.

Since 2003, Iraq's Christians have been needlessly persecuted and brought to the brink of extinction. In an attempt to show solidarity, one ... continue reading

Seven-year-old girl used as a suicide bomber by ISIS starts a disturbing new trend Watch

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A little girl, age 7, had blown herself up in an apparent suicide attack on a Syrian police station in Damascus. It is believed ISIS sent ... continue reading

Censorship's BIG comeback: Journalism crackdowns in Turkey, USA are causing surge of fake news and gossip Watch

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It takes an extraordinary courage to be a journalist. At least 259 journalists are in jail worldwide, the number rocketing as Turkey cracks ... continue reading

7-year-old Syrian girl, made famous with heartbreaking Twitter posts, is finally evacuated from Aleppo Watch

Image of Bana was evacuated from Aleppo.

Bana Alabed and her journalist mother Fatemah Alabed joined forces to show the world an inside view of their war-torn city. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading

Starving children FINALLY evacuated from eastern Aleppo - Hospitals empty as civilians are transported to safety Watch

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Thousands of innocent, wounded and starving civilians have been evacuated from rebel-held eastern Aleppo. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) ... continue reading

Terrorists responsible for St. Mark's Cathedral attack finally named Watch

Image of ISIS accepts responsibility for the bomb that killed 25 parishioners in a Cairo cathedral.

When St. Mark's Cathedral was attacked, 25 people - primarily women and children - were killed. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - At ... continue reading

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