‘Heroes and Heroines of Our Faith’

Jul 22, 2017 by

by Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: More than 250 million Christians are suffering persecution of some kind around the world today, according to Baroness Caroline Cox of the U.K.-based Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART). Many live under the oppression of Communism, fundamentalist Hinduism,...

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Synod puts sex before the horrors of Christian persecution

Jul 9, 2017 by

by Jules Gomes, TCW: General Synod is the Church of England’s highest decision-making body. It holds congress twice a year—in Westminster and in York. It is copulating (in the original Latin sense) this weekend in York. Over 400 bishops, clergy and laity will attend its sessions. Members may...

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UK House of Lords report says UK foreign policy should help Christians in the Middle East

Jul 6, 2017 by

from Barnabas Fund: A Committee of the UK House of Lords has stated that the UK has humanitarian obligations towards Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. The report by the House of Lords Select Committee on International Relations stated that: “The UK has humanitarian obligations:...

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CofE General Sex Synod 2017: not one question about the Persecuted Church

Jul 6, 2017 by

from Archbishop Cranmer: Over the past few months Christians in the village of Jalalabad in Ghazipur District, India, where temperatures frequently soar to 40°C, have had their water supply cut to force them to deny Jesus. They have refused. Al-Shabaab militants walked into Fafi Primary School, 60...

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Sudan churches risk letter to government on ‘systematic violations’, including church demolition

Jun 26, 2017 by

by World Watch Monitor: The Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC) has written an open letter to the Khartoum government protesting “the systematic violation of Christian religious freedoms”, including the recent demolition of one of their churches in the Suba area of the capital, Khartoum. The SCOC...

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Judge blocks US attempt to send Iraqi Christians back to face perils of ISIS

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Andy Walton, Christian Today: A US federal district judge has intervened to block the deportation of over 100 Iraqi Christians who were arrested earlier month in Michigan. The 114 mostly Chaldean believers were rounded up because they had some kind of criminal record, according to authorities....

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