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No Charges against Canon White

Canon Andrew White: “You would think that releasing sex slaves from ISIS was a good thing. But [the police] were convinced that I could only have done it by paying for them.”

‘Evil Attacks the Weakest’

English faith leaders: The murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel while he celebrated Mass is a testimony to evil.

New Hope for Kidnapped Priest

The Rev. Tom Uzhunnalil, held by Islamic State since March, may soon be freed.

ISIS Levels Monastery

The monastery, founded in 595 by Mar Elia (Elijah) and located in Mosul, was attacked in 2014.

Global Briefs for July 7

Tutus celebrate 60 years of marriage.

‘Their Names Are Known to God’

Bishop Grant LeMarquand responds to news of 28 Ethiopian martyrs.

Woe to Assyria

Westerners cannot use reason to talk IS out of conducting jihad. So what is the solution?

Echoes of silenced prayer

The violence wrought by ISIS and the Syrian civil war threatens to destroy the religious and cultural heritage of the Middle East. Lost Origins Productions is attempting to preserve ancient Sufi and Christian chant in a series of stunning albums.

Doing What He Was Made to Do

By Peggy Eastman • The vicar of Baghdad: “The Lord is here, and he has never left us, even in our time of great trial.”

‘Silence is Full of Blood’

By Faith J.H. McDonnell • Henri Jibrayel: “In the Middle East and in Africa, silence is not ‘golden’ anymore.”


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