Monday, July 28th, 2014

All posts tagged Christians

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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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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A call to prayer for Iraq

By Rob Weingartner For the community that is The Outreach Foundation, the painful developments that are unfolding in Syria, Palestine and Iraq are personal, personal because many of…

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U.S. congressman: Christian community in Iraq facing ‘genocide’

A United States Congressman has called the expulsion and continued persecution of Christians in Iraq “genocide.” Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday, Rep. Frank…

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Iraqi Christians fleeing Mosul persecuted by ISIS; Muslims rally alongside protesting Christians in Baghdad

By Alroy Menezes The plight of Christians and other minority groups in northern Iraq has taken a turn for the worse, according to reports, as thousands fleeing regions…

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Obama’s LGBT executive order threatens religious liberty, say advocates

By Kate Patrick Unwilling to wait for Congress to pass the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, Obama signed an executive order Monday prohibiting organizations with federal contracts from discriminating against employees…

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Iraqi prime minister condemns Islamic State group’s actions targeting Christian minority

By Sameer N. Yacoub and Sinan Salaheddin BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group’s actions targeting Christians in territory it controls,…

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Take action to help Iraqi Christians and other refugees

By Kristin Wright The onslaught of ISIS jihadists in Iraq has ignited a refugee crisis of vast proportions. Among those targeted are Iraqi Christians, who face an increasingly…

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Iraq Christians told to convert or face death

By Imran Khan The Islamic State group has threatened Christians in the Iraqi city of Mosul with death if they do not to convert to Islam or pay…

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PCUSA stated clerk issues statement on Gaza crisis

By Gradye Parsons LOUISVILLE – “Love your neighbor as yourself.”  Christians, Jews, and Muslims are all commanded by God to love God and our neighbor with our whole…

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