Posts Tagged ‘christians’

PICS: Singing Hymns Through Masks, Christians Mark Pandemic Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with faithful sitting far apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah” through face coverings on a second Easter Sunday conditioned by pandemic precautions. From Protestant churches in South Korea to St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, worshippers followed national or local regulations […]

Russia’s Role in Preventing the Genocide of the Syrian Christians

In recent decades, a handful of countries in the Middle East have witnessed radicalism raising its ugly head in a bid to undermine interfaith peace. Wherever those radicals managed to get in control, religious minorities, including Christians, became victims. A vivid example of this notion is Iraq, where 1.5 million Christians lived under the regime […]

Hank Kunneman Says Christians Must Continue to Trust the ‘Prophets’ Who Guaranteed Trump’s Reelection

Self-proclaimed “prophet” Hank Kunneman hosted a “Prophetic Pulse Conference Call” Wednesday night, where he continued to insist that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election, mainly because he cannot accept that “all of God’s messengers, prophets, intercessors, [and] Christians were somehow wrong” while “the enemy” and the “fake news” were right. Kunneman is among the […]

Christians mark Good Friday as Jerusalem’s holy sites gradually reopen

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‘Antisemitic’ Mass Murderer Who Mistakenly Killed 3 Christians Appeals His Death Penalty Verdict

Hosea 5,14 For I will be like a lion to Ephraim And like a young lion to the house of Judah. I, yes I, will tear to pieces and go away, I will carry away, and there will be no one to rescue. 15 I will go away and return to My place Until they […]

Evangelical Christians Duped Into Funding Over 30% Of Jewish Immigration To Israel

A new documentary film — “Til Kingdom Come” — explores the troubling dependence Israel has developed on billions in funding from zealous evangelical Christians in America who believe they are financing their own “Rapture“. Jewish immigration to Israel was once a strictly Jewish-funded mission, but in order to hasten the second coming of “Jesus”, evangelical […]

The Pope Visited Iraqi Christians, Victims of U.S. Foreign Policy “ذا ناشونال انترست”: البابا زار المسيحيين العراقيين ضحايا السياسة الأميركية

Reckless decisions to invade and nation build in other countries leads to more harm than good. March 8, 2021  by Bonnie Kristian Pope Francis just wrapped up a trip to Iraq this week for the first-ever papal visit to the country, a trip the Vatican has described as “an act of love for this land, for its people and for […]

Pope calls on Iraq’s Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

Bells rang out in the town of Qaraqosh as the pope arrived. Speaking to a packed Church of the Immaculate Conception, Francis said “forgiveness” is a key word for Christians. “The road to a full recovery may still be long, but I ask you, please, not to grow discouraged. What is needed is the ability […]

Live Feed: Christians Wait To Be Arrested While Singing Hymns and ‘Rescuing’ in Front of Abortion Facility Doors

A number of Christians gathered in Tennessee to block the doors of an abortion facility as they sung hymns in order to “rescue” children from death—an effort that was met by police with road closures, a shelter-in-place order, as well as arrests. The effort was organized in part by Chet Gallagher outside of the doors […]

Pope Arrives In Iraq To Rally Christians Despite Pandemic

BAGHDAD (AP) — Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday to urge the country’s dwindling number of Christians to stay put and help rebuild the country after years of war and persecution, brushing aside the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. The pope, who wore a facemask during the flight, […]

Turkey school textbooks call Jews and Christians ‘infidels’

School textbooks in Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have been revised to refer to Jews and Christians as “infidels,” according to a new study. Whereas previous textbooks referred to members of those religions as “People of the Book,” textbooks such as “Fundamental Religious Knowledge,” a publication released after 2017 that is part of the […]

Four Venezuelan Christians Forced To Eat Pages of the Bible, Scarred With Xs

(Open Doors) – Four Christian men were attacked with knives and sticks and forced to eat sheets of the Bible in a recent, shocking incident in Venezuela. It took place in Libertador, a city in Mérida state. The perpetrators are believed to oppose the work of Restoration House, a church-led drug rehabilitation programme which the […]

Christians Must Push GOP to Restrict Voting to ‘Prepare the Way’ for Trump’s Return, Says Pastor Shane Vaughn

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House of worship for Christians, Jews, Muslims being built in Berlin

The German government will be constructing a house of worship for all faiths in Berlin, at a site where a church was torn down in East Germany by the Soviet Union while the side was under occupation following the end of World War II.The House of One in Berlin, being referred to as as “churmosquagogue,” […]

In Iraq’s Biblical lands, scattered Christians ask ‘should I stay or go?’

A jihadist message, “Islamic State endures”, is still graffitied on the front gate of Thanoun Yahya, an Iraqi Christian from the northern city of Mosul, scrawled by Islamist militants who occupied his home for three years when they ruled the city. He refuses to remove it, partly in defiance of the militants who were eventually […]

Three Christians Charged in NJ for ‘Intimidating’ Homosexual Salon Owner by Preaching ‘Homophobic Rhetoric’

Three Christians in New Jersey were charged with violating the state’s anti-bias intimidation statute, specifically for “shouting homophobic rhetoric directly in front of Allure Salon,” after the trio preached to the salon owner and an employee who are both openly homosexual. Kombe Sefelino, Daniel Stephen Courney and Lydia Ortiz were all charged under two different […]

Iraq’s struggling Christians hope for boost from pope visit

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Two Pakistani Christians Studying Bible in Park Charged with Blasphemy

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Lahore, Pakistan have charged two Christians with blasphemy after Muslims objected to their Bible study in a park last weekend, the attorney for one of the accused said. Haroon Ayub Masih, 26, and friend Salamat Mansha Masih, about the same age, were studying the Bible in Lahore’s Model Town […]

Poll: One in four evangelical Christians believes in central tenet of QAnon

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Springsteen Super Bowl ad offers powerful vision of unity — for Christians

(JTA) — The two-minute advertisement, for Jeep, appeared late in Sunday’s Super Bowl. “The Middle,” narrated by Bruce Springsteen, is a meditation on the theme of national unity. [embedded content] In the wake of President Biden’s call to honor unity, bipartisanship and civility, the words should have been compelling: “The middle has been a hard place […]

In the Wake of the MAGA Insurrection, Jim Bakker Now Insists That ‘Christians Don’t Riot’

On Tuesday’s episode of his “The Jim Bakker Show” television program, End Times pastor Jim Bakker and his guest, End Times author Jonathan Cahn, insisted that Christians had nothing to do with the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, D.C., when supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to prevent Congress […]

750 Christians Massacred in Ethiopia Defending Church, No Outcry, No Outrage in the Media

    Hundreds of Christians reportedly died after defending their church that is said to have the Ark of the Covenant. The International Christian Concern (ICC) reported that in December, about 750 members of Tigray’s Maryam Tsiyon Church reportedly died while trying to defend the Ark of the Covenant from soldiers of the Amhara militia. […]

Nine Indian Christians Denied Bail on Anti-Conversion Allegations Take Case to High Court

Photo Credit: Parij Borgohain/Pexels (Barnabas Aid) — Nine Indian Christians arrested under newly-tightened anti-conversion regulations in Madhya Pradesh State are to seek bail from the state’s High Court after bail was denied by a trial court on Jan. 27. The judge at the court in Indore city rejected the bail application, saying it did not […]

Police Join Attack on Christians in India, File False Charges

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Police who did nothing to stop a fierce attack on a church service in Uttar Pradesh, India also beat and threatened the Christians while arresting them under false accusations of fraudulent conversions, sources said. A mob of 15 to 20 Hindu extremists earlier this month assaulted men, women and children […]

Indonesia, Malaysia Discuss Christians Missing Since 2016 and 2017

[embedded content] Malaysia (Mission Network News) — Indonesia’s foreign minister met virtually with his counterpart in Malaysia yesterday to follow up on missing Christians. Malay Pastor Joshua Hilmy and his wife Ruth disappeared in late 2016. The Human Rights Commission in Malaysia held hearings earlier this month as part of an ongoing investigation. For the […]

Jewish Author Demands Evangelical Christians Renounce Their ‘White Supremacy’ (But Continue To Support Racist Israel)

Mark Pinsky, a Jewish journalist who has covered — or kept a careful eye on — the pro-Israel Christian Evangelical community in America for the last 35 years, has announced that he’s now throwing them under the bus — and literally demanding that they renounce their “White supremacy” and “intolerance” — which apparently didn’t bother […]

Christians in Nepal Continue to Face Growing Persecution

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Nepal (International Christian Concern) – Persecution in Nepal continues to be an increasing concern for the growing Christian population of the predominantly Hindu country. The Global Press Journal recently published an article discussing the story of Pastor Hari Tamang, a current example of this […]

How Christians Who Refuse To Discriminate Are In Disobedience To God

For your consideration we present Bertrand Comparet’s essay, God Discriminates — which is just as relevant today as it was when he wrote it in the turbulent 1960s when the so-called “Civil Rights Movement” was imposed on Christian America. Contrary to how it is portrayed in the history books, this “Civil Rights” movement was not […]

Iran Denies ‘Systematic Persecution’ of Christians

Photo Credit: Mostafa Meraji (Article18) — Iran has denied systematically persecuting Christians, in response to a formal enquiry by six senior UN rights experts. In a letter dated Nov. 11 but only made public after Iran failed to respond within the 60-day deadline, the experts – including the special rapporteur on freedom of religion or […]

Hundreds of Indian Christians Subjected to Discrimination and Targeted Violence in 2020

Photo Credit: Morning Star News (Barnabas Aid) — The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) recorded 327 instances of discrimination and targeted violence against Christians in India in 2020, including five murders, at least six churches burned or destroyed, and 26 incidents of social boycotting, according to its yearly report, published on Jan. 14. The EFI […]

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