Friday, April 25th, 2014

All posts tagged persecution

Are Christians in America persecuted?

By Kevin DeYoung The short answer is “Yes, all the time.” The not as short answer is: “Yes, Christians in America are persecuted, but not as frequently, consistently,…

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Vietnam getting better and worse

By Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra Secretary of State John Kerry’s December trip to Vietnam was meant to improve relations and urge greater protection of human rights in a country…

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Overture: Church cannot sit ‘idly by’ while brothers and sisters in Christ are persecuted

The Layman Stating that the “global Christian Church cannot sit idly by watching our siblings in Christ being ruthlessly driven from their homes and in many cases executed…

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United Nations report: Unprecedented Christian persecution in Iran

By Ryan Mauro A new United Nations report concludes that the persecution of Christians in Iran is at unprecedented levels. A minimum of 50 Christians are in prison,…

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Christians in captivity – the agony of waiting

By Lela Gilbert Patience is in short supply these days. Despite our instant communication capabilities, just about everyone is waiting for something.  The phone doesn’t ring. The cable…

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UN report blasts Iran for persecution of Christians, other religious minorities

By Benjamin Weinthal The election last year of self-professed moderate President Hassan Rouhani has not brought Iran’s Christians any relief, according to a new United Nations report which…

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Syrian Christians in crossfire with government and Muslim extremists

By Christian Telegraph Ukraine has taken over the world’s spotlight, but developments in Syria are cause for concern: believers are running out of options. David Curry of Open…

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German home-school family can stay in U.S. indefinitely

By Cheryl Wetzstein A German home-schooling family that was facing deportation by U.S. authorities will be permitted to stay here indefinitely, the leader of a national home-school support…

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Christians in Vietnam face Communism, deep spiritual allegiance and persecution

By Open Doors Communism, deep spiritual allegiance and persecution are all challenges that Christians in Vietnam face. It is a mainly Buddhist country (52.48%), with a population of…

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Religion Freedom commission: Consider sanctions to end Christian persecution

By Meredith Somers The U.S. should consider economic sanctions on countries where Christians endure persecution, torture and death to help ensure security here and abroad, a religious rights…

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