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Persecution in the Middle East

 

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The Mark of a Christian Today

Crisis Magazine: The recent siege of systematic targeting of Christians in the Middle East should spur us to action in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Christ. While separated from them geographically, we are called to unite ourselves with … Continue reading

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Why Did ISIS Destroy the Tomb of Jonah

Over at First Things: On Friday, the media reported that ISIS, the Islamist group that has established a “caliphate” in parts of Syria and Iraq, had destroyed the centuries-old Tomb of Jonah in Mosul, Iraq. Present-day Mosul encompasses the site … Continue reading

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Will Christianity Ever Rise Again In Iraq?

CNN: The destructive force of  the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the militant Sunni movement, is epitomized in a video released Thursday of ISIS members smashing a tomb in Mosul, Iraq. The tomb is traditionally thought to be the burial … Continue reading

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UCA News: Apart from praying and lamenting, is there anything else that concerned outsiders, such as the Western churches, should be doing to help Christians and other religious minorities in northern Iraq? That is a real question, not least because … Continue reading

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The Destruction of Christianity in the Middle East

It is one of those beautiful Sunday mornings England seems to do so well: sunlight streams across wet grass and the air is filled with the busy chatter of sparrows and the sweet, milky smell of the calves across the … Continue reading

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Muslims Attack 1800 Year Old Christian Church, And Completely Burn It Down And Destroy It

Shoebat.com: Muslims in Mosul, Iraq, burned and destroyed a 1800 year old Catholic church. Informed sources said that the organization of the so-called Islamic State in Mosul, “Daash” had completely burned down the Syriac Catholic Diocese in Mosul, the sources … Continue reading

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Crucifix Vandalised Again in Mumbai, Christians Protest

Christian Today. A crucifix in Mumbai that was vandalised in December 2013 was once again attacked and desecrated on Monday, 14th July 2014 early morning and arrested a lone Catholic man instead of the real culprits, prompting Christian bodies to organize … Continue reading

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Sudan Bans Construction of New Churches

Sudan has prohibited the construction of any new church in the country which has been under an Islamic regime since 1989. The Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments Shalil Abdullah announced that the government will henceforth not issue permits … Continue reading

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Iran To Restore 3 Armenian Churches

Iran is ready to launch works for restoration of 3 Armenian churches in the Tghmut river basin. The Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Atrpatakan, Supreme Archimandrite Grigor Chiftchyan addressed the Aras economic zone department for protection of cultural and … Continue reading

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