Articles Tagged 'Christian Persecution'
Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi freed from jail
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has been freed from prison.
Last week’s Supreme Court… READ MORE
Pakistan’s High Court Acquits Asia Bibi, Christian Woman On Death Row For Blasphemy
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday announced the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Catholic woman who was convicted and sentenced to death in 2010 for… READ MORE
REPORT: ISIS HAS CRUCIFIED, TORTURED THOUSANDS OF CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ, SYRIA
Western countries are turning a blind eye to the genocide that the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) is committing against Christians in Iraq and Syria, reports the… READ MORE
Up To 2,000 Nigerean Civilians Killed In 3-Day Boko Haram Massacre
After a coordinated three-day rampage on the town of Baga in northeast Nigeria, as well 15-20 other nearby towns, up to 2000 resident civilians have… READ MORE
Aid proposed to stop Christian persecution in the Middle East, panel says
The United States can help Christians being persecuted in the Middle East by using foreign aid to modify behaviors in countries where persecution is rampant, educating U.S. diplomats about the issue in their assigned regions and asking for help from Arab-Americans, a panel of religious freedom researchers said Monday.
But in helping fight Christian persecution, the U.S. must not become… READ MORE
Egypt terror attack targets Christian pilgrims in Sinai
SINAI | Four people including three believed to be South Korean Christian pilgrims were killed on Sunday by a bomb that tore through their bus near Egypt’s border with Israel in the Sinai peninsula.
The bus was heading to the Taba border crossing after taking the pilgrims to visit St Catherine’s Monastery, at the foot of Mount Sinai, when its… READ MORE
Archbishop testifies on ‘flagrant’ Christian persecution in Middle East
In a rare appearance on Capitol Hill by a Vatican representative, Archbishop Francis Chullikatt testified Tuesday before a House subcommittee on the “flagrant and widespread persecution” of Christians in the Middle East.
“No Christian is exempt, whether or not he or she is Arab,” Chullikatt said.
Chullikatt was among seven speakers discussing the escalation of threats to Christians. Specifically, testimony… READ MORE