"In the same way, we are many people. But we are one
body because we are all joined together in Christ.
Each one of us is a part of all the others." (Romans 12:5)
Many westerners are unaware of how difficult daily life can be for
Christian families in the Middle East. It is an environment that does
not embrace Christianity; and as thus, Christian populations are
In compliance to US laws and regulations, UPIC does
not fund any organizations in countries with US sanctions in place.
*Since the War in Iraq as many as 800,000 Christians
have been executed, have disappeared or been forced to flee to other
countries. As of Christmas 2008 less than 100,000 Christians are known
for a fact to still reside in Iraq. (See our Dec 2008 newsletter)
**The Christian population in Jordan
has increased dramatically in recent years due to the number of Iraqi
Christian refugees. Figures based in part on 2008 statistics from CIA
World Factbook & CNEWA.org.