Archive | October 10, 2013

14 People Killed and over 1,000 people homeless in Central Africa

From CP World: Clashes in the Central African Republic between Muslims and Christians have killed 14 people in the past week, police and a senior Catholic official have reported. While Christians make up 80 percent of the Central African Republic’s 4.5 million population, they have been the victims of violence since Seleka rebels took control […]

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Pakistani Text Books: Killing Christians Necessary

From CT World: Some school textbooks in Pakistan include lessons teaching students that killing Christians is a goal that must be achieved for them to obtain martyrdom, according to a report prepared by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). The report also included claims that Islamist groups in Pakistan are launching regular attacks against […]

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Analyst: “persecuted Christians deserves to be the world’s number one human rights priority”

From CNA: Denver, Colo., Oct 6, 2013 / 04:06 pm (CNA).- In his new book “The Global War on Christians,” Vatican analyst John Allen, Jr. details anti-Christian abuse worldwide, drawing light to the tremendous scale of violence against the world’s most persecuted religion. “I don’t think it takes any religious convictions or confessional interests at […]

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More Than 100 Christian Sites Attacked In Egypt In Mid-August

From Patheos Churches were burning in Pakistan, while African Christians died and radical forms of Islam threatened monasteries, sanctuaries and villages in Egypt, Syria and Iraq. That was 1997. Human-rights scholar Paul Marshall kept hearing one question over and over when he addressed this rising tide of persecution: Why didn’t more American Christians protest as […]

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Christian leader in Syria: Intervention “fueling criminality, fueling inhumanity, fueling fundamentalism, terrorism”

It is interesting to note that the perpetuators came from Iraq; if Saddam was still in power they would have never done this. From MTT: Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant sacked a Melkite Greek-Catholic Church in the Syrian town of al-Raqqa. The Melkites follow the Roman Catholic pope […]

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British Pakistani Bishop To England: Do Not Become Anti-Christian

From Christian Concern: Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has warned that Britain risks becoming actively “anti-Christian” at the launch of Christian Concern’s publishing house “Wilberforce Publications” which seeks to equip Christians to “face the challenges of the secular world”. Marginalisation Drawing on his own experience of persecution, both personally and as President of OXTRAD, Bishop Nazir-Ali said […]

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Forty Murdered In Nigeria

From Middle East Forum, by Raymond Ibrahim: Many around the world were recently made aware—got a small glimpse—of the Islamic jihad that plagues northern Nigeria, at the hands of Boko Haram, an organization dedicated to eradicating Christianity and enforcing the totality of Sharia law. Last Sunday, September 29, around 1 a.m. Islamic terrorists dressed in […]

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Hannity goes eight minutes with Weiner; no Huma Questions

To his credit, Sean Hannity has been holding Republican politicians’ feet to the fire when it comes to Obamacare, the Government shutdown, the debt ceiling, etc. When they don’t hold firm to conservative principles, Hannity is among the first ones to jump on them for going wobbly. He has also been an outspoken critic of […]

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Another John Kerry Gaffe over Libya?

Just a few days after U.S. Special Forces captured Abu Anas al Libi in Tripoli, the Prime Minister of Libya was kidnapped and then released after several hours. Once again, the U.S. Secretary of State – in this case, John Kerry – may have demonstrated incompetence relative to Libya. The abductors pointed to Kerry’s comments […]

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Boko Haram Is Enabled By Freedom of Religion

By Theodore Shoebat The majority of persecution toward Christians has taken place in Nigeria, a secularly governed nation with freedom of religion, and not a sharia country. A nation that has freedom–freedom of consciousness, freedom of thought–has the most persecution. Its not Pakistan, its not Somalia, but Nigeria, and the violence toward Christians is provoked […]

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Video Exclusive: Aftermath of Peshawar Suicide Bombing

The suicide bombing attack in Pakistan remains an open wound in Pakistan. Our contact in Pakistan has provided Rescue Christians with an exclusive video, shot moments after the September 22nd suicide bombings at a church in Pakistan. The video can be seen below but it is extremely graphic. We will have more videos to follow, […]

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