Skip to comments.'Thank you for your faith and courage': Meriam Ibrahim is praised by Pope Francis
Posted on 07/24/2014 7:32:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Pope Francis has met privately with a Sudanese mother in Rome who was put on death row for refusing to renounce her Christian faith and become a Muslim.
The Vatican said Pope Francis had 'a very affectionate' meeting with Meriam Ibrahim, 27, her husband and their two small children.
Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said the pope 'thanked her for her faith and courage, and she thanked him for his prayer and solidarity' during the half-hour meeting.
He blessed Ms Ibrahim as she held her baby daughter Maya in her arms whom she gave birth to in prison two months ago.
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Thanks for sharing. My monitor got a bit blurry. Bless her and her family and keep them safe now that they’re out of that terrorist ****hole (pardon my French). I hope they all live a long, happy and blessed life together.
Truly a miracle that she’s alive. I mean honestly; what chance did she have (much less her baby) 3 months ago? Now she’s safe in Rome apparently. Wow.
Last I heard she was stopped at the border after she was released from prison. I thought she was dead for sure.
They will reside here in the USA. Her husband is American ( so is her son ).
Now she’s what I call a “real woman”
This is truly a miracle! Can you imagine going from the terror of the prison, awaiting torture and death just for not renouncing your Christian faith, to being safely in Italy and meeting the Pope? What a blessing! Prayers do work.
God does work miracles.
And it didn’t even take a hashtag to do it.
This is why we should not. It leaves us with no words to describe someone who really is brave.
Kissing your boy toy on TV after you get NFL contract? Not brave. You risked nothing.
Saying no when told to renounce your God or die? Brave. You risked everything.
Great photo op Pope Francis but why you actionless to the 300 Christian girls kidnapped, beaten and raped in Nigeria. Why the silent when 50,000 Chaldean Christian are threatened and run out of Mosul. Stop being soft on muslim terrorist who kill Christian for no other reason that they are Christians. Stand up for Jesus and he children.
re: They will reside here in the USA. Her husband is American ( so is her son ).
That is good to know. Meanwhile, I hope they have good security in the US. They are going to need it. I wonder if there is a fund set up to help the family.
Freedom!! Any human regardless of religion should drop a tear for this.
And thanks be to God and our Lord Jesus Christ for delivering this BRAVE woman and her family from the "jaws" of those who sought to devour her and destroy her faith!
Here is but one such story - http://www.christianpost.com/news/as-christians-abandon-mosul-pope-francis-prays-for-end-of-persecution-in-mideast-123648/
Wonderful story. It must have been a never ending nightmare for her and her family.
I’m sure Obama and Kerry were instrumental in her getting out of the country. /sarc
Praying for the end of persecution doesn’t help the 200 girls who were raped or the 50,000 Chaldean Christians in Mosul.
Time for the Second Crusade.