Tag Archives: ISIS

Would You Believe That Young Arab Muslims Are Sending Love Letters To Israel? UPDATED

  Of course you wouldn’t. Because to hear of such a thing would bring into question the idea that you’ve come to believe. You know, the idea that Muslims are a bloc of jihad mongering zealots. Well, here’s a story … Continue reading

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For The Unshakeable Faith Of The Families Of The Egyptian Martyrs

Having a look at the photo gallery of National Geographic’s article, Portraits Capture Unexpected Reactions to ISIS Beheadings, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the words Jesus said to the eleven at the Last Supper, right before he began … Continue reading

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MUST SEE TV: 60 Minutes Segment On Iraqi Christians Persecuted By ISIS

It’s 13 minutes and 23 seconds worth of pathos. Lara Logan has the story,

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SIGN THE PETITION: Save Religious Minorities Persecuted By ISIS

Are 100,000 Americans willing to say we should be doing more to save the religious minorities from the death dealers of ISIS? I think the answer to that question is Yes. I mean considering that the population of the United … Continue reading

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What ISIS Really, Really, Wants, And More Importantly, What Joe Six-Pack Wants For ISIS

  So, there was this article published by The Atlantic online a week or so ago. You probably saw it. You might have even shared it on social media ( I know I did). It was written by Graeme Wood, titled … Continue reading

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Joe Six-Pack’s Succinct Thoughts On ISIS, Archbishop Sheen, The Whirlwind At The Archdiocese of Pravda, And MOAR

It’s been a weird month so far in the internet version of Catholiclandia and we’re only up to day 6. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a cotton-picking thing since the month began. I assure you, my lack … Continue reading

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James Foley, Marquette ’96, Writing On The Power Of Prayer UPDATED

The reports are flooding in that journalist James Foley has been beheaded by the terrorists of the Islamic State. He had been kidnapped while on assignment in Syria several years ago.

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Keep Calm, And Keep Praying. We Aren’t Abandoning The Persecuted In Iraq UPDATED

  On Thursday, President Obama gave a brief speech that raised the hackles of folks seeking speedy solutions to the slaughter of Christians, and other religious minorities, that is occurring at the hands of the Islamist fighters of ISIS. From … Continue reading

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Because Of The Holy See’s Diplomatic Corps

It’s been a long time since I titled a post with that starts with the word “because.” But given what is happening on the world stage these days, especially across that swath of territory in the Middle East, where an … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: ISIS Onslaught “offends God and offends humanity.”

Listen to our brothers and sisters. Listen to our shepherd.

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