Survivors of Bloody Bus Attack in Cairo Reveal What Really Happened by George Thomas : May 30, 2017 : CBN News “America also makes clear to its friends, allies, and partners that the treasured and historic Christian Communities of the Middle East must be defended and protected. The bloodletting of Christians must end, and all…
Richard Lloyd Parry, Asia Editor May 10 2017, 12:01am, The Times The Christian governor of Jakarta has been jailed for two years for blasphemy in an unexpected court victory for conservative Muslims in Indonesia, the world’s biggest Islamic nation. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, an ethnic Chinese Christian, best known by his nickname Ahok, was immediately taken…
The 38-year-old woman was attacked by the 29-year-old man not far from a supermarket in the Bavarian town of Prien am Chiemsee on Saturday. The German tabloid Bild has alleged that the woman attended a Christian church service, citing the victim’s sister.
The attack took place in front of the woman’s two children, aged five and 11. Before the assault, the man reportedly shouted something in his mother tongue to the woman.
Russia’s ongoing crackdown on religious minorities, foreign missionaries, and evangelists has earned it a spot among the worst countries in the world for religious freedom.
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), which flags religious freedom violators for the State Department, listed the former Soviet state among six new Tier 1 “countries of particular concern” (CPC) in its latest annual report, released Wednesday.
It is the first time in the commission’s almost 20-year history that Russia has made the list. A total of 16 countries currently hold the CPC designation, and another dozen are being reviewed as Tier 2. [ Source ]
Three men scaled the walls of the home of the family, waved their guns and told the family to kneel down as they took $130 in cash and about $500 in jewelry. Before leaving, they told the Maria, the 14-year-old daughter, to get up and leave with them.
“The way he was killed is the way of Daesh [IS], as they are the only ones who slaughter people like that,” said Gabriel’s father, Allam Bashay Gabriel.
“What’s on the line here is can a state use its own state constitution to treat religious organizations and churches as second-class citizens?” said Erik Stanley, senior counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, who will help argue on behalf of Trinity Lutheran. “The state shut the door to Trinity Lutheran solely because of its religious status as a church.”