Posts Tagged ‘Christian’

Violence based on religious grounds must end Comments 0

Monday, September 30th, 2019
persecution of christians

The European Union and representatives from seven countries denounced the worldwide persecution of Christians on Sept. 27 at the United Nations. The panel discussion, held during the 74th session of the U.N. General Assembly, was co-hosted by the permanent missions of Hungary and Brazil. The event, “Rebuilding Lives, Rebuilding Communities: Ensuring a Future for Persecuted Read more

Cardinal says Christians and Muslims can’t pray together Comments 0

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Christians cannot pray like or with Muslims, says Cardinal Gerhard Müller, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Müller, the former archbishop of Regensburg, Germany, made the comment during a reflection in Verona on the theme “Prayer: A gift from God,” telling hundreds of listeners that “the faithful of Islam are not Read more

Miraculous conversion of Muslim about to kill Christian Comments 0

Monday, February 25th, 2019

An Egyptian Muslim who planned to kill his cousin for converting to Christianity has shared how he embraced the religion he once hated after Jesus delivered a powerful message to him in a dream. Read more Related Posts:Over 3,000 Egyptian churches’ wait for legal…Boy’s miraculous recovery – he died, saw…UN tells Paris to review Muslim Read more

Chinese Catholics resist religious oppression Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Chinese Catholics are resisting Beijing’s campaign to restrict religious freedom. As the law forbids minors from entering places of worship, Catholics are “reinventing” their homes as temporary “churches” for services that can include the whole family. “Each family is continuing its faith activities at home and maintaining its strong bonds with God,” says a young Read more

Christian conversion can lead to 10 years in jail Comments 0

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Christian conversion is not for the fainthearted in Iran. It can be a crime leading to a decade in jail. The Iranian government uses the Internet to censor and monitor activists and to enforce official religious interpretations. Surveillance cameras watch Catholic churches. They’re looking for Muslims going into Christian churches, Iranian-born journalist Sohrab Ahmari says. Read more

Interfaith unity: Christians and Muslims attend Gaza vigil together Comments 0

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Interfaith unity has seen Orthodox Christians and Muslims in the Occupied West Bank join together in a march to remember those who were killed by Israeli forces in Gaza last month. Palestinian Orthodox Christians limited their celebrations on Palm Sunday, restricting the occasion to religious rituals to mourn the deaths of 17 Gazans killed in Read more

When Americans tried to reunite Christianity Comments 0

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther, a German monk, initiated a split in Christianity that came to be known as the Protestant Reformation. After the Reformation, deep divisions between Protestants and Catholics contributed to wars, hostility and violence in Europe and America. For centuries, each side denounced the other and sought to convert its followers. Then, in the early 1900s, Read more

Muslim extremist surrenders life to Christ Comments 0

Monday, July 31st, 2017

A Muslim extremist in Syria surrendered his life to Christ after experiencing the hospitality of Christians and hearing the Gospel from a local pastor. According to Open Doors USA the pastor was talking about a church event involving feeding the people who were still in the city and sharing the Gospel to those who were Read more

Catholic cathedral refuge for Muslims Comments 0

Monday, July 24th, 2017

A Central African Republic cathedral has become refuge and home to over 2,000 persecuted Muslims. It is now more than two months since they were forced to take refuge at St Peter Claver cathedral in the  town of Bangassou after attacks by the mostly Christian anti-Balaka militia. Read more Related Posts:Christchurch Cathedral – demolition not Read more

Muslims lend Christians hijabs to escape ISIS Comments 0

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Muslims are helping their Christian brothers and sisters escape ISIS militants in the southern Philippines city of Marawi. About 1,000 residents are said to remain trapped in the besieged city. Fighting continues around them between the Philippine Army and Islamist rebels. Escape stories are emerging. “Some of the stories that stuck were Muslims helping protect Read more