To Iraqi Christians, ‘In God We Trust’ is More Than a Slogan

AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images“In God we trust” is such a common phrase in America that we often hear or say it without really giving a second thought. For Christians in Iraq, it is still a very palpable and real sentiment that they live out each and every single day.
In the small town of Karamles, Iraq, it’s a phrase they cling to, having faith that God will protect them from Islamic fundamentalists.
Karamles used to be a thriving Chaldean Catholic town, but if you visited today you would see no evidence of the life that was once there. Devastated by ISIS, the town is trying to rebuild to bring back the vibrancy that once was the village… more

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