Susan Korah

Susan Korah is an Ottawa-based journalist. She has a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton University and a special interest in freedom of religion and belief and freedom of expression. She is a Suriani, an Orthodox Christian of the Syriac/Aramaic rite.

Bio last modified November 18th, 2019.
Articles by Susan Korah
  • What We Owe the Victims of ISIS

    Susan Korah

    The Yazidi people of the Middle East deserve justice and respect, not just sympathy or pity, for fighting so valiantly with the West, writes Convivium contributor Susan Korah.

  • Following The Yellow Arrows

    Susan Korah

    Eighty-year-old Betty Hope Gittens walked the Camino with a God-given strength and the assurance that He would be with her through every step of the way – a journey she compares to walking the way of God’s will for her life.

  • Cracks in Canada’s Media Freedom

    Susan Korah

    The good news, Convivium contributor Susan Korah reports, is Canadian journalists aren’t murdered like their global colleagues. The bad news is subtle intimidation and harassment that lets the powerful keep their secrets.

  • Speaking of Christchurch

    Susan Korah

    Marking the month’s passage since Muslims at prayer were attacked and murdered in New Zealand’s largest city, Convivium contributor Susan Korah hopes it will provoke a common outcry against the violence that afflicts all faith communities.

  • Refugees By Any Name

    Susan Korah

    Canadian Elizabeth Woods is leading a Jesuit Refugee Service urban support program in Jordan, writes Convivium contributor Susan Korah. In the spirit of accompanying displaced people on their journey, this service offers personalized services and visits with follow-ups to refugee families. 

  • From Nightmare to Nobel for Nadia Murad

    Susan Korah

    Convivium contributor Susan Korah traces the ascent of the young Yazidi woman whose escape from horrifying sex slavery at the hands of ISIS has brought her a date in December where she’ll be given the Nobel Prize in the presence of the King of Sweden.

  • Parliament without a Resolution

    Susan Korah

    Convivium contributor Susan Korah reflects on the Parliament of the World’s Religions that drew an estimated 10,000 people to Toronto last week. What, she wonders, is the benefit for those outside the religious tent or, worse, those who fall prey to the darker side of faith?

  • Faith To Combat Division

    Susan Korah

    Convivium contributor Susan Korah is at the week-long Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto where an expected 10,000 attendees are getting a message about finding common ground through diverse faiths.

  • World Religions At Home in Toronto

    Susan Korah

    More than 10,000 visitors are expected as the Parliament of World Religions opens its doors in Canada’s largest city next week, Convivium contributor Susan Korah reports.

  • The Fires This Time

    Susan Korah

    With the annual Parliamentary Forum on Religious Freedom being held in Ottawa this evening, Convivium contributor Susan Korah reports on film-maker Jordan Allott’s documentation of Iraqi Christians “caught between two fires” and threatened with extinction while Canada looks the other way.

  • Canada’s Complicity in Christian Cleansing

    Susan Korah

    A future Canadian prime minister might one day apologize for our role in the conspiracy of silence surrounding the genocide of Syriac Christians, writes Convivium contributor Susan Korah. By then, she warns, Christ’s followers could be extinct in the very lands where Jesus walked.