Tag : persecution of Christians
World Watch Monitor title : Christian Shot by Hindu Extremists on Easter Praying God Heals Him from 'Psychological Fear'
summary : July 14, 2017: A Christian who was shot for his faith while returning home from an Easter service has said that while he's still traumatized from the horrific event, he believes God will eventually "free" him of ongoing "psychological fear."
date : Jul 14, 2017 12:58 PM EDT
Christian title : Christian Schoolgirl Who Refused to Study Islam Mocked, Ordered Out of Classroom by Muslim Teacher
summary : A Christian girl studying at a school in Pakistan was told by her Muslim teacher that, if she refused to take a class in Islamic studies, she must leave. The teacher also ordered her Muslim students to avoid eating with the Christian girl because of her faith.
date : May 24, 2017 11:20 AM EDT
Ahok title : Franklin Graham: Jakarta's Christian Governor Ahok Imprisonment 'Miscarriage of Justice', Proof 'Islam Wants Domination' in Indonesia
summary : Franklin Graham has said that the imprisonment of the Christian governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - better known by his nickname Ahok, is a "total miscarriage of justice" and evidence that "Islam wants domination".
date : May 10, 2017 11:13 AM EDT
Woman Praying in a Church in MIddle East title : Muslim Woman Who 'Hated Christians' Converts After Jesus Appears in Dream, Tells Her to Attend Church
summary : A devout Muslim woman who harbored a deep hatred of Christians converted to Christianity after Jesus appeared to her in a dream and told her to visit a local church.
date : Mar 27, 2017 12:54 AM EDT
Africa title : Muslim Who Tried to Kill Pastor Embraces Christianity After Dreaming of Man with 'Nail Scarred Hands'
summary : A Muslim extremist who dedicated his life to persecuting Christians embraced the religion he once despised after a man with nail-scarred hands appeared in his dreams.
date : Mar 27, 2017 12:54 AM EDT
Muslim-Christian Conflicts in European Refugee Camps title : Pastor of Middle Eastern 'Secret Church' Discusses Dangers of Working in Hostile Muslim Country
summary : The pastor of a "secret church" has opened up about the dangers he faces in a predominantly Muslim country and shared how he works to care for the widows and families of Christians killed because of their faith.
date : Mar 07, 2017 12:10 PM EST
Trouble in Sudan title : Christians in Sudan Arrested in Tussle over Evangelical School in Omdurman
summary : Police in Omdurman, Sudan arrested four Christians this week and accused them of destroying the sign board of a Muslim interest trying to take over their Christian school, source said.
date : Feb 24, 2017 12:45 PM EST
Iraqis Displaced by Terrorism ISIS title : ISIS Genocide Against Christians in Middle East Acknowledged By UN and EU
summary : The UN is estimating that 3500 people in religious and ethnic groups are being held as slaves in Iraq alone, with as many as 18,800 total civilians having been killed since 2014. The UN is charging ISIS jihadists with, "war crimes, crimes against humanity, and possibly genocide."
date : Jan 21, 2016 02:42 PM EST
Hillary Clinton title : ISIS Violence Against Christians in Middle East Is 'Genocide,' Says DNC Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton
summary : Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday referenced the killing of Christians, Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East as “genocide.” She previously had been reluctant to use that term regarding Islamic State violence. However, it is impossible to ignore that Islamic State has targeted and killed a significant number of members of the Yazidi religion, one of the oldest in Iraq, along with Christians and other religious minorities in the region it controls in the Middle East.
date : Dec 30, 2015 03:03 PM EST
Mexican flag title : Mexican-Catholic Persecution of Evangelical Christians 'Happening in Almost Complete Obscurity'
summary : When most people think of Mexico, they don't think of persecuted Christians. About 83 percent of the Mexican population is Catholic. So other faiths are definitely in the minority. However, Evangelical Christianity is apparently growing, which may explain in part why some Mexican states have become hostile to them.
date : Dec 28, 2015 02:04 PM EST
Myriam title : 10 Y/O Iraqi Christian Girl Displaced By ISIS Says Love for Christ Enables Her to Forgive Terrorist Group
summary : A young Iraqi Christian girl, whose family has been living in a refugee camp after fleeing persecution by the Islamic State terrorist group, has said that God's grace enables her to forgive her tormentors and provides her with the hope that there will be a brighter future.
date : Dec 16, 2015 12:31 PM EST
Syrian Christians Kidnapped by ISIS title : Activists: Christianity Could Disappear from Middle East Entirely If Persecution Trends Continue
summary : Activists have warned that thanks to increasingly brutal persecutions of Christians, most notoriously under ISIS, Christianity may disappear entirely from the Middle East if trends continued.
date : Feb 25, 2015 11:54 PM EST