Iraqi Christians Risk Being Killed by ISIS as Church Leaders Debate Whether to Stay or Flee

Iraqi families displaced by the violence in their country receive aid from a Chaldean Catholic Church truck in Beirut, Lebanon, August 13, 2014. Well financed and armed, Islamic State insurgents have captured large swathes of territory in a summer offensive, as the Iraqi army. Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the self-governing north have crumbled in the face of its onslaught, massacring Shi’ites and minority Christians and Yazidis as they advance.Chaldean Christians are caught in the middle of a “furious debate” over whether they should stay in their ancestral home in Iraq despite the ongoing genocide at the hands of the Islamic State terror group, or flee as refugees

Source: Iraqi Christians Risk Being Killed by ISIS as Church Leaders Debate Whether to Stay or Flee

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