Posts Tagged ‘persecution of Christians’

Christian persecution hits all-time high

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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The persecution of Christians is now “worse than at any time in history” according to a report by the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need. Persecuted and Forgotten? has been published by the UK office of Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need. Some of the report’s findings are: Persecution of Christians reached Read more

Why the West is afraid of Islam

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Fear of Islamic radicalism cows the West into silence on Christian persecution. In perhaps the only sign of action from the West to the increased intensity of Christian persecution, France has opened itself up to refugees from Iraq, who are being driven out under pain of death by ISIS. This is a welcome reversion to Read more

Persecution driving Christians out of Muslim world

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The mass exodus of millions of Christians from one part of the Islamic world to another as the result of persecution by Muslims has reached epidemic proportions, according to a Middle East and Islam expert. “This matter of Muslim persecution of Christians is a humanitarian crisis at this point,” said Raymond Ibrahim. He said the Read more

Church bulldozed – violence against Christians in Indonesia

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Violence against Christians in Indonesia continues with a number of new incidents occurring last week. On Thursday, the congregation of the Batak Protestant Church (HKBP) in Taman Sari, Setu district in Bekasi regency, watched the local administration demolish their unfinished church building. The congregation formed a barrier between their church and the idling bulldozer. They Read more

Persecution of Christians ‘stunningly vast’

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Seventy million Christian martyrs since the time of Christ . . . at least 100,000 new martyrs for the Christian faith each year in the first decade of this millennium . . . 11 Christians killed every hour of every day for the whole of the past decade. These figures from a conference on the Read more

Persecution of Christians rises in Asia

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Persecution of Christians belonging to evangelical denominations in Asia has increased by three or four times in the last 10 years, according to the Gospel for Asia ministry. Its president says people who have not experienced persecution firsthand “cannot fully understand what it means to receive threats against your life, to have your house destroyed, Read more

Playing politics with the global war on Christians

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Most people, most of the time, are fundamentally decent. Hence if they knew that there’s a minority facing an epidemic of persecution — a staggering total of 150,000 martyrs every year, meaning 17 deaths every hour — there would almost certainly be a groundswell of moral and political outrage. There is such a minority in Read more