Taliban: Christian persecution set to rise

Aug 17, 2021 by

by Andrew Boyd, Anglican Ink:

As the Taliban tighten their grip on Afghanistan, Release International warns attacks on Christians are likely to rise across the region.

Pray for Christians in Afghanistan and in the region,’ says Paul Robinson, CEO of Release International, which supports persecuted Christians around the world. ‘The Taliban’s swift advance can only embolden extremists. Pakistan especially may be impacted by the new mood of militancy – which will be bad news for Christians across the region.’

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Further articles (newest at the top)

Britain is ignoring the fate of Afghan Christians – George Carey, Telegraph

Why are Christians and other religious minorities not being prioritised in Afghan resettlement programme, asks peerFrom Christian Today

Afghanistan: Thousands facing religious persecutionfrom GB News

Kabul: Trapped Jesuits Risk Taliban Manhuntby Jules Gomes, Church Militant: Indian Jesuits trapped in Afghanistan are warning of a Taliban manhunt launched to track down Christian clergy and foreign aid workers in the country.

Rescue Afghan Christians: SIGN PETITION HEREfrom Voice for Justice UK

Watch:  Ryan Christopher, from the Alliance Defending Freedom UK, tells GB News Host Neil Oliver of the danger thousands are facing in Afghanistan.

Report: Taliban raping girls, killing Christians by Kenton Biffert, LifeSite

Taliban going door-to-door searching for Christians, inspecting phones for Bible apps by Ryan Foley, Christian Post

The sobering religious freedom lesson of Afghanistan by Tony Perkins, Washington Times

MPs and Lords highlight danger for Christians in Afghanistan, Christian Concern

Make no mistake – the planet is locked in spiritual war from Voice for Justice UK

For Afghan Christians, the Taliban takeover is a nightmare by Ffion Shiner, Spectator (£)

Christian MP urges Boris Johnson to rescue over 200 missionaries from Afghanistan by Michael Gryboski, Christian Post

Archbishop Justin’s speech in Lords debate on Afghanistan

‘Abject failure,’ ‘shameful afront’: Christian leaders react to Taliban takeover in Afghanistan by Ryan Foley, Christian Post

The Afghan disaster and the warning of Jesus by Charles Bowyer, Christian Post

Kabul: Trapped Jesuits Risk Taliban Manhunt by Jules Gomes, Church Militant

How Afghan Pastors Reflect on God’s Sovereignty by Mark Morris, TGC

9/11 and the shaming of the C of E by Peter Mullen, TCW

 

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