(IraqiNews.com) On Wednesday, the so-called Islamic state in Iraq and the Levant threatened to launch a war against the Catholic Church and an invasion of Rome, after publishing a picture of its black flag fluttering above the Vatican.
ISIS issued in its electronic magazine a threat to the heart of Christianity (Rome) after publishing a picture of a black flag waving above the Vatican, threatening to “wage war against the Catholic Church.”
ISIS has carried out a systematic campaign of bombings against many churches and religious edifices, trying to make its war waged on all religions and components with religious overtones.
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- URGENT: ISIL destroys Mosul mosques, pillages contents
- URGENT: ISIL dug up grave of Prophet Younis (biblical Jonah) in Mosul
- ISIL blows up Shia mosque in Muqdadiyah, Diyala
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- ISIL orders destruction of all churches in Mosul
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