U.K. Denies Refuge to Christians Fleeing Islamic State

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With the rise of the Islamic State, we are seeing what may become a "genocide" of Christians in the Middle East, yet the U.K. has closed its doors to them, according to Barnabas Fund International Director Patrick Sookhdeo.

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Mosul Cathedral to become 'Mosque of the Mujahedeen'

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The Islamic State has announced that the Syriac Orthodox Cathedral Church of St. Ephrem in Mosul will become known as the "Mosque of the Mujahedeen" in honor of the "holy warriors" of Islam who wage jihad in Allah's name.

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Christian Women Raped by ISIS

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Barnabas Aid has learned that women and girls being held captive by ISIS at Mosul's Badush Prison have been given the choice to either convert to Islam, or suffer rape on a daily basis until they change their minds.

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Five Year Old Son of Anglican Vicar of Baghdad Cut in Half by Islamic State Jihadists

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The five-year-old son of a founding member of Baghdad's Anglican church was cut in two during an attack on the Christian town of Qaraqosh by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to the Anglican Communion News Service.

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Islamic State Destroys 1,800-Year-Old Church

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Members of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria torched an 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul as Christians fled for fear of their lives, according to the Christian Post.

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