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Iraqi Priest: “I’m begging here–begging people of America to recognize it as a genocide”


And what does the Church in America have to say? Nothing. Instead, they cancel and silence leading Catholic voices in America who challenge creed apartheid under Islam.

The Church is America is making it easy for President Obama to deny the Christian holocaust in the Middle East.
Obama’s State Dept: Needs More Evidence to Determine Genocide by ISIS.

Iraqi Priest–Whose Church Was Bombed–Begs U.S. to Call Slaughter of Christians Genocide
byLauretta Brown,  CNS News, March 12, 2016

Chaldean Catholic priest Father Douglas Bazi spoke at the National Press Club Thursday calling on the U.S. State Department to recognize the genocide of Christians in the Middle East at the hands of ISIS.

“I’m begging here–begging people of America to recognize it as a genocide,” he said.

Bazi, a parish priest in Erbil, Iraq, who was also born and raised in Iraq, described the persecution he and his parishioners have faced there.

“‘Genocide’ is a polite word. Can we think of another word to fit what happened to my people?” he told those gathered. “We are not talking about persecution just like stories.”

He says he is often asked by Americans how life is in Iraq.

“There is no life in Iraq for my people,” he said. “They call my church the church of martyrs or the church of blood.”

“My church in Baghdad been blowed up, blowed up in front of me,” Bazi said. “I survived twice. They bombed my car. I got shot in my leg by an AK-47.

“I was kidnapped for nine days. They used the hammer to broke my teeth, my nose, and my back,” Bazi said, adding that he still keeps the shirt he was kidnapped in, holding it up for reporters to see faded blood stains.

“I look to my blood every day, and I remember and this is what happen to my people every day,” Bazi said. “I’m lucky. I still look to



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