Posts Tagged ‘persecuted Christians’

Prince Charles supports persecuted Christians

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Prince Charles spoke of persecuted Christians in his Easter message, offering support and telling them “they are not forgotten.” “I admire and greatly respect all those of you who find it in your hearts to pray for those who persecute you and, following the example of Christ, seek forgiveness for your enemies,” he said. The Read more

Standing with persecuted Christians

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

In 1988, Ronald Reagan went to the newly restored Danilov Monastery in Moscow. Founded in the 13th century, the monastery had been restored not by the generosity of the Soviet state but by, as Reagan noted, “35 million believers” who had given “personal contributions.” “Our people feel it keenly when religious freedom is denied to Read more

The plight of persecuted Christian families in the Middle East

Friday, November 13th, 2015

The plight of persecuted Christian families in the Middle East was addressed during the Synod on the Family in Rome, October 5-25. Synod Fathers acknowledged the particular and urgent circumstances that so many Catholic families face each day. The Fathers expressed fraternal sorrow for families forced to flee their homes, and gratitude for those nations Read more

Aucklanders to march in support of minorities in Iraq

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Hundreds of people are expected at a march this weekend in Auckland’s Queen St, calling for solidarity with persecuted minorities in Iraq. Christian groups and those supporting other religious groups who have been brutally attacked by the Islamic State, are calling on the Iraqi community in New Zealand and others to take part in the Read more

Aid group to airlift persecuted Christians out of Sudan

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

An international relief agency plans to airlift some 3,400 Christians out of Sudan, where they face increasing persecution from the Islamist government. Reports said many Christian women and children in Northern Sudan are separated from their families and endure increased persecution from an increasing Mulslim population. The Barnabas Fund, an international aid agency, said it Read more

Crucified again: the persecuted Christians of the world

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Raymond Ibrahim’s fundamental new book Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians, has been widely reported, covered and praised and does not require an introduction, but it prompts a reflection. The problem of Christian discrimination and persecution by Muslims is in fact two problems. Like unpunished crimes’ victims who suffer twice, for the crime and for Read more