Illinois Eighth-Grader Prohibited From Delivering God-Centered Speech, Prayer at Graduation

christiannews.net/2017/05/20/illinois-eighth-grader-prohibited-from-delivering-god-centered-speech-at-graduation/ Heather Clark 5/20/2017 AKIN, Ill. — An eighth-grader in Illinois was recently prohibited from delivering a speech and a prayer during his graduation ceremony due to their religious content. Seth Clark, the salutatorian at Akin Grade School, instead presented his message and invocation across the street following the service. According to reports, Clark submitted his speech…

Coptic Christians Denied Assistance by Government

ICC Note ISIS’ continued attacks on Coptic Christians in El-Arish have scattered Christians throughout North Sinai, including Port Said. Unfortunately, Christians have not found Port Said to be a safe haven. Reports suggest that Christians are living in cramped, dirty quarters. There is little food and even less of a response from the government. Initially,…

Christian lawyer receives death threats in Pakistan

Pakistani Christian lawyer Advocate Jacqueline Sultan received death threats. She has been advocating for rights of minorities and raising voice against forced conversions of girls hailing from minorities’ communities. Details emerged that the Christian lawyer received a letter, in which she was warned not to pursue struggle for the rights of minorities or else she…

American Pastor Andrew Brunson’s Family Advocate for His Release During Top-Level Meetings on Capitol Hill

By ACLJ.org12 days ago In the days following the Trump Administration’s acknowledgment of their awareness of American Pastor Andrew Brunson’s plight, members of the ACLJ’s senior team held numerous meetings on Capitol Hill advocating for Pastor Andrew’s freedom. Pastor Andrew Brunson – a U.S. citizen from North Carolina – has been imprisoned in an overcrowded prison cell…