An Anglican priest known as the “Vicar of Baghdad” has heard many a horrifying tale from Iraqi Christians living under the brutal reign of ISIS militants, but one of the most moving stories was about a group of children who willingly accepted death rather than renounce Christ.
According to the latest edition of the terrorist group’s propaganda publication, fighters in The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are permitted to make sex slaves out of captive “pagan” women because it prevents them from being tempted into sinful sexual conduct with Muslim women.
Even though the fight against the radical ISIS terrorist group is focused mainly in Iraq and Syria, these bloodthirsty killers are beginning to pop up all over the globe and could be coming to a town near you whether you like it or not.
The Vatican has issued a statement categorically condemning what it calls “unspeakable criminal acts” by the Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq, saying that “no cause, and certainly no religion, can justify such barbarity.”
Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, is signaling approval for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq aimed at checking the encroachment of the brutal Islamic State in Iraq and to protect targeted ethnic minorities.
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq is pleading with the world community for help as he watches Christians being forced out of towns they inhabited for centuries, ancient monasteries being ransacked, and the water supply cut off from any town that resists the Islamist jihadi group ISIS.