Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York marked the desperate plight of Christians in Iraq and Syria with an urgent plea for Americans to take action before it's too late.
“When it comes to the persecution of Christians, we are talking about an… international emergency,” Cardinal Dolan said, expressing both frustration and hope as he called for lay Catholics to demand action from their government, provide humanitarian aid and pray, during an address at conference on "The Islamic State's Religious Cleansing and the Urgency of a Strategic Response." Listen to the conference here.
Defending persecuted Christians “is not some chic hobby. We are talking about life and death, we are talking about...READ MORE