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Remember #WeAreN? Here Are 3 Ways Activists Are Still Fighting To Save Iraq's Religious Minorities

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.19.2015 | Religion

When militants from the Islamic State group seized the Iraqi city of Mosul last June, they reportedly painted the Arabic letter “nun” (for Nazaren...

'Christianity Is Finished In Iraq,' Says Priest From Nineveh

Catholic News Agency | Elise Harris | Posted 08.11.2014 | Religion

Rome, Italy, Aug 8, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest hailing from what used to be Iraq’s largest Christian city has lamented the exodus of...

Jonah and the Mission of Peace (Part III)

John Dear | Posted 10.02.2013 | Religion
John Dear

At the height of the story of Jonah, the entire city of Nineveh, in the heart of the brutal empire, repents of its warmaking, begs God for mercy, and promises to adopt God's way of nonviolence. You'd think the holy prophet Jonah would be thrilled, right? Wrong.

The Bible's Vindication of Obama's Middle East Strategy

Robert Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Wright

Obama wants to stop the growth of West Bank settlements, whereas (according to the settlers) God wants the people of Israel to populate all of the promised land; it says so in the Bible. I have a different take on what the Bible says.