Astonishing rise of Iran’s heroic Christians

Aug 25, 2019 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW: If you were asked which was the most unlikely nation to be experiencing Christian conversions on a large scale, the chances are that the 40-year-old Islamic Republic of Iran would be near the top of the list. The country is ruled by a hardline theocratic regime where conversion from Islam and sharing the Christian faith are both illegal, and persecution of Christians is intensifying. Yet not only is the church remaining steadfast in the face of persecution,...

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Allied Democratic Forces attack Boga, DR Congo

Aug 24, 2019 by

by Alison Barfoot, Gafcon Press Release: Bishop William Bahemuka, the Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Boga (DR Congo) has reported that ADF rebels attacked Boga town in the early morning hours of Friday, 23rd August. Boga is located in the southern part of Ituri Province and is where the diocesan Cathedral is located. More than 200 youth, children, and women were abducted, shops were looted, cows stolen, and the Anglican Mission Hospital was looted. A doctor and lab technician from the...

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Marseille: a pro-Islam bishop for an Islamified city

Aug 23, 2019 by

by William Kilpatrick, Crisis Magazine: As everyone knows by now, the Catholic Church—at least in the West—has been shrinking. Due in large part to the sex-abuse scandals, the Church has not only lost membership, but also trust. Along with the decline in numbers has come a decline in authority, influence, and respect. Meanwhile, the world’s fastest growing religion continues to grow and spread. And, unlike the Catholic Church, Islam also appears to be growing in both influence and respect. No...

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UK: Going Easy on ISIS Terrorists, Hard on Those Who Fought Them?

Aug 12, 2019 by

by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute: The West has mercilessly let down persecuted minorities in the Middle East, while showing great concern for the well-being of returning ISIS terrorists, their children and their spouses. There seems to have been no such concern for the victims of ISIS terrorists, particularly the Christians and Yazidis. […]  In the UK, it is estimated that just a few dozen British volunteers fought against ISIS. By comparison, approximately 850 UK nationals...

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Despite defeat of IS, Christianity still facing extinction in Iraq

Aug 10, 2019 by

by Cara Bentley, Premier: An Archbishop in Iraq has said he thinks Christianity is on the brink of completely disappearing in his country because of the effects of ISIS. Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil stated: “Christianity in Iraq, one of the oldest Churches, is perilously close to extinction.” Archbishop Warda told the charity Aid to the Church in Need that Iraq’s Christian presence has been decimated over the last two decades. He said: “In the years prior...

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The UK’s wide-eyed welcome to Islamic banking

Aug 7, 2019 by

by Tim Dieppe, The Conservative Woman: IN 2013, then Prime Minister David Cameron said: ‘I want London to stand alongside Dubai and Kuala Lumpur as one of the great capitals of Islamic finance anywhere in the world.’ His wish is fast coming true. Western financial institutions in the UK have welcomed Islamic finance with open arms. Today, more banks are compliant with Islamic finance in the UK than in any other Western country. The UK also tops the world league table as the largest provider of...

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