by Islamic Court to Scourging and Martyrdom Gives Birth
Islamic Court will allow a Christian mother to nurse her newborn baby
like St. Perpetua before executing its sentence to scourge and hang her.
Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag is a Christian Sudanese wife, mother and
doctor. She recently gave birth to a baby girl named Maya and she
continues to languish in a dirty Sudanese prison with her 20-month-old
son and her newborn daughter.
Meriam’s legs were chained as she gave birth in the prison and she was shackled to the floor.
A Sudanese Islamic court irrationally
declared that under Sharia Islamic law Meriam is an “apostate” who is
living in “adultery” with her Christian husband Daniel. It sentenced her
to scourging and death if she did not “repent”.
She courageously told the court, “I’m a Christian, not an apostate.” She stood up for her faith and calmly said, “I was never a Muslim. I was raised a Christian from the start.”
The court cruelly and unjustly sentenced her to a barbaric 100 lashes
and death by hanging. The court also ruled that before they kill her,
she may nurse her newborn child. Then they will kill her.
Despite being married to an American citizen and the fact that her children are also eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship, Meriam has received no help from the United States government.
We are praying for a miracle,” said Meriam’s brother-in-law Gabriel Wani.
We can’t do much in the natural world for these innocent victims except
to protest and write letters. But in the supernatural world we can pray
with the Wani family for a miracle and send help directly to Meriam.
Just as Daniel flew to her in the natural world, we can send angels to
fly to Meriam in the supernatural world.
Jesus King of All Nations promised that if we receive nine holy
communions in honor of Him as True King, He would send an angel from
each of the nine choirs of angels to the person for whom we prayed.
Please click here to learn about the Novena of Communions. Jesus said that it is a great act of charity to do this for another person.
That is why I am going to receive Novenas of Communions for Meriam and her imprisoned children. I ask you to join me in these Novenas of Communions and/or to pray the Novena in Honor of Jesus as True King.
Please click here for the Novena prayers.
Remember that Jesus did not apply the harsh Mosaic law of stoning and killing to the woman caught in adultery. Let us pray that the Islamic court reverses its sentence and recognizes that Meriam is neither an apostate nor an adulterer.
May it release her and her children and recognize her fundamental human
right to choose her own husband, her own religion, freely exercise it
and live in a Christian marriage and family with Daniel and her
Let us also pray for the intercession of the martyr saints Perpetua and Felicity who were killed by the Romans in Carthage in the third century.
Perpetua was the mother of an infant whom she was nursing in the jail.
Felicity was her slave who was pregnant and was martyred with her.
Meriam is like Perpetua since she is the mother of a newborn daughter
whom she will nurse after which she will be scourged and hung to death,
unless the miracle that we all pray for will save her.
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Sincerely in Christ,