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Christians Run From The Falling Quranic Curtain

by | 10th, August 2014

Supporters of Lebanese Christians Phalange party hold banners during a protest in solidarity with the Christians of Mosul, Iraq, who have fled militants of the Islamic State group, in front the United Nations headquarters in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Most Iraqi Christians have fled Mosul after Islamic extremists gave them a deadline to convert to Islam, pay a tax or face death. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

 

OUR politicians are at last speaking about the terror, torture, mass murder and genocide being meted out upon Christians and other minorities by the Islamic State in Iraq, writes Cranmer. Their assessment of the situation ranges from “completely unacceptable” to “barbaric”. Cardinal Vincent Nicholsastutely calls it “a persecution of immense proportions”. The Archbishop of Canterbury calls it “evil”. And not only is it evil, but “part of an evil pattern around the world where Christians and other minorities are being killed and persecuted for their faith”. And he refers specifically to Northern Nigeria, Syria, South Sudan and the Central African Republic.

It doesn’t take a genius to work out that his subject is radical Islam and the malignant Saudi-backed Salafist strain.

 

This Saturday, July 19, 2014, photo, shows an empty house of a Christian family with Arabic writing that reads, "Long live the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Muslims are happy with the return of Mujahideen. God is Greater," in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority community's "centuries-old heritage." (AP Photo) This Saturday, July 19, 2014, photo, shows an empty house of a Christian family with Arabic writing that reads, “Long live the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Muslims are happy with the return of Mujahideen. God is Greater,” in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group’s actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the

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