IDC Chapters Events
On December 6, IDC Colorado chapter led by Brett Manero, hosted a screening of the film Our Last Stand at the Colorado Christian University. IDC Executive Director Philippe Nassif, Senior Advisor Kirsten Evans and Our Last Stand Producer Jordan Allott joined Mr. Manero on a Q&A panel following the film.
On December 7th, IDC’s Los Angeles chapter led by Tony Azzi, hosted a screening of Our Last Stand at the Ahrya Theater in Beverly Hills. Over 300 people attended the screening. A Q&A with filmmakers Jordan Allott and Helma Adde followed the screening. Attendees were eager to learn about the persecuted Christians in the Middle East and joined IDC to learn more about how they can help.
IDC in the News
Catholic Star Herald, December 21, Persecuted Christians in the Middle East.
A truly ecumenical gathering of voices over the past 10 years, including the Philos Project, the American Mesopotamian Organization, Open Doors, Knights of Columbus, In Defense of Christians, the Assyrian Aid Society of America, the Iraqi Christian Relief Council and many other Christian voices, have called for action.”
The Hill, December 19, Op-Ed by IDC Executive Director Philippe Nassif, Middle East Christians celebrate Christmas under yoke of genocide.
“The threat emanating from ISIS’ worldview is global in scope, as the attacks in Paris, San Bernardino, Brussels, Orlando, Dhaka, Baghdad, Medina, and now Berlin and elsewhere make clear.”
Also published by Christian Today and the Christian Post.
EWTN News Nightly, December 14, IDC Executive Director philippe Nassif discusses the latest attack on the Coptic church in Egypt.
Denver Catholic, December 13, Moving documentary shown at In Defense of Christians chapter launch.
Christian Post, December 5, Iraqi Christians Helped Trump Win Michigan Because of Clinton’s ‘Extreme’ Pro-Abortion Stance, ISIS Genocide
Interview with IDC Advisory Board Member Martin Manna, president of the Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce, and IDC Wichita chapter leader Father Paul O’Callaghan.
Crux Now, November 28, New Catholic Relief Services’ chairman has strong Middle East focus.
“Bishop Gregory John Mansour, a Maronite bishop with experience in Middle East issues, will be the next chairman of Catholic Relief Services, the foreign aid arm of the U.S. bishops. He is also involved with the group In Defense of Christians, which supports and advocates for Christians of the Middle East.”
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