By Doina Chiacu and James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using (an expletive) to describe Haiti and African countries, but kept up criticism of a Senate immigration plan that he said would force the United States to admit people from countries that […]
Christian population in Iraq dwindles.
A new report indicates that the number of Christians in Iraq has dropped to a shocking low. Numbers released by the ministry Aid To The Church In Need finds that there are barely 35,000 believers still living in Iraq. At the turn of the 21st Century, the Christian population was estimated to be about 1.5 million. Near constant persecution by radical Muslims is the primary reason for the drop in Christian numbers. Now that ISIS has been defeated in Iraq, there is hope that some believers will return to the country and try to resume their lives. However, experts say hundreds of thousands have fled for good.
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