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Persecuted Christians Walk 10 Hours in Dark of Night to Escape ISIS, Praise God for Still Being Alive

An Iraqi Archbishop says he argues with God "every day" and is failing to understand "what He is doing" in the face of the extreme suffering of persecuted Christians in the region.

Iraqi Christians

'Hated Because We Want to Exist as Christians:' Tens of Thousands of Iraqi Christians Persecuted by ISIS Losing Hope

Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians who have fled the Islamic State terror group to neighboring countries such as Jordan have said they are stuck in limbo, with nowhere to go and limited ways to provide a living. Pope Francis has condemned the world's silence on the issue, while an Iraqi archbishop has said that Christians in the region are hated because they want to keep hold of their faith.

Huckabee, Bachmann 'Irresponsible' in US-Iran Deal Rhetoric, Holocaust and End Times References 'Outrageous,' WEA Official Says

Iran nuclear deal

The World Evangelical Alliance Chairman of the Global Task Force on Nuclear Weapons has personally come out in defense of the widely debated U.S.-Iran nuclear deal, and criticized what he called "outrageous" and "irresponsible" remarks from politicians such as Mike Huckabee, who compared the deal to the Holocaust," and Michele Bachmann, who said it might bring about the End Times.

'Outrageous, Irresponsible:' WEA Chair on Nuclear Weapons Slams Mike Huckabee's 'Holocaust,' Michele Bachmann's Biblical End Times Rhetoric on US-Iran Deal

Iran nuclear deal

The World Evangelical Alliance Chairman of the Global Task Force on Nuclear Weapons has personally come out in defense of the widely debated U.S.-Iran nuclear deal, and criticized what he called "outrageous" and "irresponsible" remarks from politicians such as Mike Huckabee, who compared the deal to the Holocaust," and Michele Bachmann, who said it might bring about the End Times.

Pope Francis Calls Rejection of Migrants Fleeing Violence 'an Act of War,' Amid Discovery of Dead Bodies at Sea

Libya

Pope Francis has called on world powers to take action and help migrants who are fleeing violence and seeking refuge in Europe and the U.K. The pontiff made his call to action as part of a speech in which he condemned governments that refuse to accept the refugees into their countries and provide them with assistance and shelter, saying their actions are nothing short of a "crime."

3 Sudanese Christian Girls Found Guilty of 'Immoral Dress' After Being Forced to Strip Naked in Front of Police

Sudan

A Sudanese court has fined three Christian girls on charges of "immoral dress" for wearing slacks and skirts on their way home from a Baptist church function in June, the advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide has reported. During their apprehension, 10 girls from the church were forced to strip naked in front of police who inspected their clothing for compliance with Shariah law.