Muslims in America were nearly three times as likely as Christians to say protecting the environment is essential.
Middle East Christians have never taken up arms against America anywhere in the region.
The Maute Group and other rebels are targeting Christians in the fight to takeover the city.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation calls the growing fundamentalist element a “national security threat.”
Belief in a punitive or a forgiving God guides people’s opinions of prisoner re-entry programs and the death penalty.
There are no camps and no official aid programs for the exodus of Christians from Iraq.
The terror group forced more than 200 Christians to pay a tax and sign a document making them second-class citizens in Al-Qaryatain.
Forced from their homes, the Syriac Christians take their music with them.
"I hope the international community does not look on, mute and inert, at such an unacceptable crime," Francis said.
A Vatican official's message came a day after Islamic militants attacked a university in Kenya.