8.3
How the Iraq War Became a War on Christians

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Andrew Doran writes about how the warnings of Pope John Paul II prior  to a US led invasion of Iraq went unheeded. The Holy Father predicted that the war in Iraq would lead to the persecution of Christians, and other religious minorities in the region. Read his essay in The American Conservative here: How the Iraq War Became a War on ChristiansDonate to help Iraq’s Christians here. 

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7.17
Memorial of the Carmelite Sisters of Compiegne

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Today is the memorial of the sixteen martyred Carmelite Sisters of Compiegne, killed during the “Reign of Terror” of the French Revolution. They were accused by the revolutionary Committee of Surveillance of living a communal life of prayer and obedience to their superior. Learn more from TCC’s own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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