Spare a Prayer

…for our fellow Christians in and near Iraq. Remember them in a Rosary today? A few recent news items:

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/419582/iraqs-christians-need-sanctuary-and-west-should-provide-it-nina-shea
Great header photograph as well. I wonder if she is praying for us to help her.

“Anglican bishop reportedly told: ‘There is no way that Christians will be supported because of their religious affiliation,” the State Department said.’
http://www.gospelherald.com/articles/55612/20150520/bishop-dobbs-u-s-state-department-denies-visa-for-assyrian-christians-in-iraq-who-face-imminent-threats-from-isis.htm

Mosul churches now mosques:
http://www.persecution.org/?p=68562

Father Dan Zehnle frequently updates lists of news items on ISIS and Boko Haram. Look on the right side of his blog. Here is a good recent homily from him:
http://dzehnle.blogspot.com/2015/07/homily-12-july-2015.html

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