Our Lady Brings a Moslem Family Into the Church

A Coming Home Network, David Shawkan: My name is David, and I am the Lazarus of that Gospel passage. I was born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1979 to a Muslim family of nine — six boys and three girls. I was the eighth child. David’s full story is here.

  • GeneDe

    A great conversion story.. Even in the hell of war, Our Lord does no abandon those who seek Him. There were many — many! — such when I was in Vietnam: the S. Vietnamese Catholics held on to their faith in the midst of war as torture and death was all around them. A gentle and good people that suffered much.