Tag : persecution of faith
Christians in Uganda title : Muslims in Eastern Uganda Desecrate Body of Slain Christian
summary : Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda mutilated the corpse of a convert from Islam likely killed for his faith last month, his widow said.
date : May 04, 2018 09:24 AM EDT
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
Pastor Saeed Abedini title : Pastor Saeed Abedini Freed, Wife Naghmeh Welcoming Him Home 'With Tears' of Joy
summary : Pastor Saeed Abedini's wife, Naghmeh, said in a Fox interview that, "I couldn't stop my tears and I'm ready to welcome him home. I'm getting ready to fly out to Germany to see him." She added that the children are also really excited to see him and that they've made welcome home signs.
date : Jan 18, 2016 12:49 PM EST
Rev. Franklin Graham title : Franklin Graham To John Kerry: 'ISIS Doesn't Want To Coexist With Christians, Wants To Eliminate'
summary : Franklin Graham has joined with several other world leaders in trying to make a point to US Secretary of State John Kerry and the State Department. Graham said, "I join leaders who are urging Secretary of State John Kerry to include Christians in the State Department's classification of genocide in the Middle East. ISIS doesn't want to co-exist with Christians - it wants to eliminate them. This is genocide against Christians, and their lives do matter."
date : Dec 15, 2015 05:29 PM EST
Texas Governor Greg Abbott title : Texas Files Lawsuit over Syrian Immigrants, Other States Rejecting Immigrants
summary : Texas Governor Greg Abbott has referred to the continued federal acceptance of Syrian immigrants into America as, "irresponsible." He feels that the safety and security of Texans are threatened because the International Rescue Committee "offered no guarantees" as Syrian immigrants continue to work toward resettling in Texas. A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday to try to stop the immigration that is being forced onto Texas.
date : Dec 03, 2015 01:33 PM EST
Jordan Wooley title : Brave Texas Tween Jordan Wooley Threatened After Taking Stand in Class: 'God Is Fact, Not Myth'
summary : It sounds like something out of the Rich Christiano Christian movie, A Matter of Faith, except that this story is set in a junior high classroom rather than a college lecture hall. As the story unfolds, seventh-grader Jordan Wooley and her classmates were told to write on a paper whether they thought the existence of God is fact, opinion or a myth. When Jordan said that she saw this as a fact or an opinion, the teacher threatened to give her a failing grade if she did not change her answer to myth.
date : Dec 01, 2015 06:23 PM EST
Religious Freedom and Persecution title : Persecution and Religious Freedom in America: Expected but Not Hopeless
summary : As cases like an Orthodox Jewish man beaten, New York couple fined for refusing to wed lesbian couple, and Texas sermon subpoenaed are brought to light, the fate of religious freedom in America for certain religions is unknown - specifically Christianity and Judaism. While American citizens are guaranteed religious freedom through the First Amendment, this freedom is slipping away as Christian persecution and anti-Semitism swells.
date : Nov 19, 2014 06:42 PM EST