April 26, 2017

Egypt’s Coptic Christians Cancel Easter Celebrations After Palm Sunday Bombings

Churches in southern Egypt have canceled Easter Sunday celebrations in order to mourn the victims of dual suicide attacks on Palm Sunday. Dozens of worshipers were killed.   Christians in the region have been under attack by ISIS in recent years, suffering more than 40 attacks. According to the State Department, ISIS is waging a […]

Easter 2017, Christians ‘Most Persecuted Group in the World’

In many parts of the world, Christians gathering to celebrate Christ’s resurrection do so with the knowledge that any day their faith could cost them their lives as it has for thousands of their brothers and sisters. On Palm Sunday, twin bombings by jihadists at two Egyptian churches killed at least 45 worshippers and wounded […]

Why Don’t We Care About the Slaughter of Christians?

A United Airlines passenger is violently hauled off a plane, and there is national outrage, rightly so. Press Secretary Sean Spicer says that Assad is worse than Hitler, and again, there is national outrage, rightly so. Forty-five Egyptian Christians are slaughtered by ISIS while attending church services on Palm Sunday and scores of others are […]

44 Dead, Over 100 Injured: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Palm Sunday Dual Suicide Bombings Against Egyptian Coptic Christians

Egyptian authorities report that at least 44 people were killed and more than 100 people were injured in dual suicide bombing attacks against Egypt’s besieged Coptic Christian community. The explosions occurred as Christians joined together in prayer to commemorate the birth of Christ on Palm Sunday. Reuters reports: The first bombing, in Tanta, a Nile […]

Christian Student Suspended After Challenging Muslim Prof’s Denial of Christ’s Crucifixion

The chapel rises above the trees of Rollins College as viewed from Lake Virginia in Winter Park, Fla., Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. (Phelan M. Ebenhack via AP) Welcome to “Surreal Tuesday,” where your absolute worst nightmares about how bad a college can be will come true. The college in question is Rollins College, a tiny […]

Report: 9 Trump Admin Actions to Protect Religious Freedom Abroad.

WASHINGTON — Respected religious freedom scholars have released a list of recommendations that the Donald Trump administration and the United States Congress should take seriously in order to better equip the U.S. government to combat rising threats to international religious liberties through diplomacy. On Monday, the the D.C-based Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) and the Center […]

2016 ‘Worst Year Yet’ for Christian Persecution

A new report by a leading watchdog group has identified 2016 as the “worst year yet” for Christian persecution, ever since the organization began monitoring persecution 25 years ago. The report, which is produced annually by Open Doors USA, found that persecution of Christians rose globally for the third year in a row, reaching “unprecedented […]

Migrant Stabs Christian Woman Because She Was Reading Bible

An Afghan migrant attacked a woman at an asylum centre in Austria because she was reading a bible. The attack took place in the town on Timelkam in the state of Upper Austria. The attacker was a 22-year-old migrant from Afghanistan who became annoyed that the 50-year-old woman had been invited by Christian residents to […]

90,000 Christians Killed in 2016, 1 Every 6 Minutes: Study

In an interview with Vatican Radio, Introvigne, the founder of the independent Center for Studies on New Religions based in Turin, Italy, cited statistics compiled by the Center for Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary for a annual report that is expected to be released next month. Introvigne said that there are between […]

12 Recent Cases Where Christians Were Punished for Their Beliefs on Marriage: FRC

The Family Research Council has compiled a reporting listing 12 cases this past decade in America where Christian business owners have been punished or threatened with punishment for holding traditional beliefs about marriage in order to comply with anti-discrimination laws regarding gay people. (Photo: Family Research Council/Carrie Russell)Aaron Klein talked before those gathered at the […]

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