INCREDIBLY BRAVE IRAQI CHRISTIANS

In 2003, more than one million Christians were living in Iraq in 2003, but today’s numbers are closer to 250,000. Sako said he hopes the peace initiative will be the start of “a real resurrection, a quick return of displaced to their homes, and a restoration of peace at our churches, country, and the whole world.”
“Peace must be achieved by us [religious leaders] as well as politicians, through courageous initiatives and responsible decisions,” he said.

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Coptic Solidarity Condemns Palm Sunday Pogrom of Egypt’s Copts, Demands International Inquiry

Coptic Solidarity Condemns Palm Sunday Pogrom of Egypt’s Copts, Demands International Inquiry WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — Coptic Solidarity strongly condemns the cowardly church bombings on Palm Sunday (April 9) in Tanta, and Alexandria, which murdered at least 43 and injured over 120 individuals. Although ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks, this remains…

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Christians in Thailand under renewed pressure to return to their own country

Pakistani Christians in Thailand under renewed pressure to return Published on: 2:02 am, March 14, 2017 by: mattersindia.com Pakistani Christians in a Thai detention facility Bangkok: The Thai government is planning to cancel bail for all male asylum seekers in Bangkok.The move would require them to return to detention centres straight away. This would include…

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Christians Forced to Hide Bibles Amid Migrant Muslim Death Threats

Bundestag member Erika Steinbach and Iranian-born pastor Mahin Mousapour called for much stronger sanctions for Muslims who abuse Christians in Germany at a press conference on Monday. Highlighting the fact Christians suffer violence, harassment, and death threats in migrant lodgings, Ms. Mousapour criticised Germany for granting Islam “too much respect”.  Declaring anti-Christian hate attacks an…

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SILENCE OF THE CHURCHES A CAMPAIGN FOR MODERN CHRISTIAN MARTYRS

Tomorrow, on April 29th, Rome’s white marble Trevi Fountain—its swirling waters and the charging baroque statues of Oceanus, his sea shell chariot and attendant tritons and horses—will all be turned blood red in a campaign to raise awareness about modern day Christian martyrs. The popular fountain is decidedly not Christian-themed and historically seems to have…

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