The pro-life movement experienced a few setbacks this week in three states’ elections, including in Ohio, where voters decisively approved a ballot referendum that expands abortion access and adds a new right to abortion to the state constitution. We talk to EWTN’s Prudence Robertson about Nov. 7 election results, the latest GOP debate and the formidable challenges the pro-life movement faces ahead. Then we turn to a very different kind of crisis — the one faced by Christians in the Middle East. We talk to Lebanese journalist Elias Turk from EWTN News’ Arabic language news agency ACI Mena about the impact of the Israel-Hamas war on the Christian community in the region.
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The 280-page report that documents the dire plight of Middle-Eastern faithful was unveiled at a March 10 event in Washington.
The letter to the president states that without ‘swift moral leadership,’ indigenous Christian, Yazidi, and other religious communities in the Middle East face extinction by the terrorist army.
Ankawa is a Christian city where more than 70,000 Christians fled after their villages came under attack by the Islamic State last June.
President Reuven Rivlin’s April 14 meeting there with Christian leaders, including Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal, marked the first time in more than 30 years that an Israeli president has visited the patriarchate.
The Catholic apostolate La Filotea Productions is seeking to provide food, clean water, shelter, clothing, medical aid, and other basic necessities to the persecuted minorities in Iraq.