Saturday, July 26th, 2014

All posts tagged persecution

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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Christians face abuse around the globe

By Robert P. George (CNN) — The recent ordeal of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a Sudanese mother and wife of an American citizen — coupled with Iran’s continued…

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Persecution crisis: Christians in the West need to intervene now

By David Curry In less than two weeks Iraq went from a semi-functioning democracy to a land divided into regional factions ruled in many areas by the extremist…

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Iraqi Christians call for your prayers

Iraqi Christians have requested urgent prayer as the situation in Mosul and surrounding areas deteriorates. Islamist militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS), as al-Qaeda…

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Panel looks at Christianity’s rapid growth in China despite persecution

By Michael Gryboski WASHINGTON – Even as the Communist Chinese government recently cracked down on Christian communities, Christianity continues to grow rapidly in the People’s Republic. This was…

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Ministry argues North Korean Christians embrace suffering, don’t feel country is worst place to be a Christian

By Stoyan Zaimov North Korean Christians do not actually view their country as the worst place in the world to be a Christian, a ministry argues, and instead…

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Nigeria tops Christian persecution violence list

By Open Doors SANTA ANA, Calif. – The World Watch List (WWL) Research team of Open Doors International has released a Top 10 Violence List of countries in…

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China’s latest crackdown target: religion

By William McKenzie (CNN) – Early on the morning of November 28, 2007, Jia Weihan was forced to think the unthinkable: Was her father really a bad man?…

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Christian persecution — an injustice for all

By Kim R. Holmes We are asked every day to show solidarity with women and with racial and ethnic minorities around the world. Yet some of us too…

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