Friday, August 1st, 2014

All posts in Other Religious News and Analysis

A storm of persecution

By Terry Glavin, the Ottawa Citizen Last Sunday in Pakistan, a mob rampaged through a ghetto of the minority Muslim Ahmadi sect in Gujranwala City, looting and setting…

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Faith leaders say it’s time to reevaluate marriage

By Chelsen Vicari, Juicy Ecumenism blog Following Sen. Rubio’s keynote address to the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) and Catholic University of America’s joint…

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Commentary: How Christian NGOs fan the flames of Mideast conflict

By Yitzhak Santis, NGO Monitor The strident, revolutionary tones of the email declared, “In the midst of Israel’s attempt to end Palestinian armed resistance in Gaza…”  Was this a…

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TEC loses for a second time in Illinois with a precedent-setting victory for Quincy

By Mary Ann Mueller SPRINGFIELD, IILLINOIS — The ACNA Diocese of Quincy (DIO Quincy) garnered a huge victory Thursday (July 24) when the Illinois Fourth District Appellate Court…

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Testimony in South Carolina Episcopal split winds up

By Bruce Smith ST. GEORGE — The bishop of the Diocese of South Carolina testified Friday that he never originally intended to split with the national Episcopal Church…

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Apologist McFarland contends that terror threats underscore need to understand foundations of liberty

Author and Apologist Dr. Alex McFarland Says Preservation of America Hinges on Return to Judeo-Christian Foundations (This story was originally posted at HamiltonStrategies.com http://www.hamiltonstrategies.com/news/terror-threats-underscore-need-to-understand-foundations-of-liberty CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Last week’s tragic…

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Meriam Ibrahim, freed from Sudan, plans to settle in New Hampshire

By Josephine McKenna ROME (RNS) Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian who was flown to Rome after her death sentence was overturned, is now dreaming of building a future in…

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A ban on new church construction angers Sudanese Christians

By Fredrick Nzwili (RNS) Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion. But this month, conditions worsened after the government announced a ban on the construction…

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Christians in Wenzhou fight to keep church’s cross

By Kiki Zhao As rain brought by Tropical Storm Matmo poured down around them on Thursday, several dozen Christians, weary after a bloody confrontation with the police earlier…

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Wolf again speaks out on behalf of Iraq’s Christian community

The Layman Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) once again went before the U.S. House of Representatives in an attempt to raise awareness of Christians and other religious minorities being…

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