Tag : USCIRF
title : Report: Only One Christian Admitted to US among Nearly 500 Muslim Syrian Refugees Resettled
summary : Only one of the 483 Syrian refugees approved by the United States for settlement was Christian, since the refugee admission program came under more scrutiny after Paris terror attacks last November increased concerns about security risks and terrorists posing as refugees. Christians account for an estimated 10 percent of the Syrian population. One Canadian religious group now is focusing on trying to provide refugees spiritual assistance through various ministries.
date : Jan 19, 2016 12:59 PM EST
title : Christian Persecution in Iran: 18 Sent to Prison by Revolutionary Court for Practicing Faith
summary : Although Iran recognizes Christians as an official minority group, its revolutionary court sentenced 18 of them to harsh prison sentences last week.
date : Jun 04, 2015 01:27 PM EDT