02/05/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Artik sits next to his family on a couch as a journalist from Armenia’s 1st TV Public Broadcast asks the question “What was there that is missing here?”
02/05/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – On Monday, you read how a Christian family persevered through a brutal attack in India, the youngest son losing his four front teeth after a radical Hindu threw a stone at his face.
One of Pope Francis’ final stops during his visit in Iraq will be Qaraqosh, where a remnant of Christians has returned after years of bloodshed and desecration. Many of these stalwart Christians are rebuilding their lives through chicken farms with the help of ICC!
We’ve been able to help Christians in Iraq like Bassam, who was displaced by ISIS. His farm started out with 3,000 chicks from ICC. Over the past two years, his chicken farm has tripled in size, giving him a chance to start over again. We’ve built numerous farms, amounting to thousands of jobs in this region. Our hope is that it will breathe life back into their communities. Join us to help us rebuild Quaraqosh, one chicken farm at a time! … See MoreSee Less
Pope Francis will visit Iraq and meet with Shia religious leader Gran Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani tomorrow. The meeting between the Pope and the Grand Ayatollah will be private and informal, during which the two hope to discuss extremist violence. … See MoreSee Less
Preparations for the Pope’s visit to Iraq accentuated activities throughout the Nineveh Plains, creating an atmosphere of eager and hopeful anticipation as each day drew closer to his March visit. However, the Papal visit also corresponds with increasing security-related concerns in Nineveh, which has become a type of testing ground for Turkey and Iran to pursue competing demonstrations of military strength. COVID also continued to impact daily life for Nineveh residents, further hindering the post-ISIS economy. … See MoreSee Less
Violent militancy is on the rise in Pakistan amid an increasing trend of religiosity. While many Pakistani officials have celebrated the growing embrace for adhering to stronger religious ties among the population to unite the country, this increase has actually created further militancy and extremism. This is evidenced by recent attacks from religious extremist cells against women’s rights advocates and some military personnel. … See MoreSee Less
Lord Jesus Christ send a revival in Pakistan, in the name of Jesus Christ.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unveiled Turkey’s Human Rights Action Plan with the expectation that it will be executed within the next two years. The President stated that "the ultimate aim of Turkey’s action plan is a new civilian constitution." The President’s announcement of the plan included references to some issues impacting religious freedom but were not explained further. … See MoreSee Less