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Defying ban, Egypt's Coptic Christians flock to Jerusalem - The Times of Israel  28 Apr 2016, 12:13 pm


The Times of Israel

Defying ban, Egypt's Coptic Christians flock to Jerusalem
The Times of Israel
Some 5,500 Coptic Christians have also made their way to Israel for the pilgrimage this year, according to the Haaretz daily. That figure is a significant drop from three years ago, when it was estimated that 15,000 Copts, who follow the Julian ...

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Gift From The Holy Land Bethlehem Cross Hand Made in Israel  28 Apr 2016, 10:46 am

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Christians to flock to massive atheist rally in DC - WND.com  28 Apr 2016, 8:59 am


WND.com

Christians to flock to massive atheist rally in DC
WND.com
A massive gathering of atheists that takes place every year in Washington, D.C., will now face some concerted counterpointing, thanks to the rally call of one church in California for those of Christian faith to travel to the freethinkers' scene to try ...

Politician slammed over 'more Muslims than Christians in Europe' comments - ChristianToday  28 Apr 2016, 5:57 am


ChristianToday

Politician slammed over 'more Muslims than Christians in Europe' comments
ChristianToday
Geens told the EU Parliament: "In Europe, we will very soon have more practising Muslims than practising Christians." The reason was not "because there are too many Muslims", he said, but because Christians practise their faith less. Europe had not yet ...

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Pope Francis: Knowing Bible Is Not Enough, Christians Must Serve Others - Christian Post  28 Apr 2016, 5:47 am


Christian Post

Pope Francis: Knowing Bible Is Not Enough, Christians Must Serve Others
Christian Post
Pope Francis has said that for Christians, knowing the Bible is not enough, they must serve and help others or risk ignoring God. "You can know the whole Bible, you can know all the liturgical rubrics, you can know all theology, but that knowledge does ...
For Cardinal Wuerl, Pope Francis calls Christians to evangelize through marriageCatholic News Agency

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Christians on the Brink of Extinction Amid Unrelenting Genocide in Iraq, Syria - Christian Post  28 Apr 2016, 5:07 am


Christian Post

Christians on the Brink of Extinction Amid Unrelenting Genocide in Iraq, Syria
Christian Post
Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in Arbil, north of Baghdad July 24, 2014. Hundreds of Iraqi Christians marched to the United Nations office in ...

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Christian Seders a Growing Phenomenon - Breaking Israel News  28 Apr 2016, 3:13 am


Breaking Israel News

Christian Seders a Growing Phenomenon
Breaking Israel News
The unique phenomenon of Christians participating in Passover seders is beginning to catch on, as many non-Jews delve into the Jewish roots of their faith – but it is taking on new forms that are unexpected and may cross some delicate red lines.
Should Christians hold seder dinners for Passover?OregonLive.com
Not just for Jews: Thousands of Christians observe PassoverWND.com
Should Christians hold their own Passover seder meal?Crux: Covering all things Catholic
The Daily Freeman
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THOMAS: Politics are failing Christians - Rapid City Journal  28 Apr 2016, 3:08 am


THOMAS: Politics are failing Christians
Rapid City Journal
Christians have the freedom, he said, even the obligation, to speak to leadership and culture from a biblical viewpoint. Right again, but my main point was that in an increasingly secular society, conservative Christians must find a better way to make ...

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Open the Door to Christian Refugees From Syria - CNSNews.com  28 Apr 2016, 2:44 am


Open the Door to Christian Refugees From Syria
CNSNews.com
"In the crowd was the boy's father, a Christian minister," he said. "Methodically, the terrorists began cutting off the young boy's fingers. Amidst his screams, they turned to the minister, his father. If he renounced his faith and in their terms ...

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Blue Baby Photo Frame - Religious Tiny Testament Gift Set by ZONDERVAN - NWT  28 Apr 2016, 12:53 am

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Brazilian 'Fiddler' director: Orthodox Jews spit on Christians - The Times of Israel  27 Apr 2016, 10:26 pm


The Times of Israel

Brazilian 'Fiddler' director: Orthodox Jews spit on Christians
The Times of Israel
In 2011, Botelho and his partner, Charles Moeller, put on a “Fiddler on the Roof” production that drew nearly 150,000 spectators. “In the midst of a strictly political discussion, calling Jews cowards and spitters on Christians is not appropriate ...

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Beiwel: Christians, atheists both responsible for forcing beliefs - Iowa State Daily  27 Apr 2016, 9:29 pm


PJ Media

Beiwel: Christians, atheists both responsible for forcing beliefs
Iowa State Daily
People are more willing to accept a lapsed Christian, I believe, than an atheist. They appreciate the wishy-washy belief more than the willful rejection. To some Christians, the disregard for God is a cause for anger, and that anger can swell into fury.
Self-Identification Gone Wild: Christian Church With an Atheist PastorPJ Media

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Practicing Muslims Surpass European Christians - Church Militant  27 Apr 2016, 4:25 pm


Church Militant

Practicing Muslims Surpass European Christians
Church Militant
STRASBOURG (ChurchMilitant.com) - The number of practicing Muslims in Europe is going to exceed that of practicing Christians "very soon," asserts a Belgian minister. During a hearing Sunday on last month's Brussels Islamic terrorist attacks, Belgian ...
Belgian Minister: Muslims Will 'Very Soon' Outnumber Christians In EuropeDaily Caller
Europe 'To Have More Muslims Than Christians'Breitbart News
Anger over Belgian politician's 'misleading' claim Muslims will soon outnumber practising Christians in EuropeThe Independent
Daily Mail -Express.co.uk -FrontPage Magazine
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Christians being refused potable water by local authorities in Mexico - Christian Daily  27 Apr 2016, 4:17 pm


Christian Daily

Christians being refused potable water by local authorities in Mexico
Christian Daily
(Reuters/Enrique De La Osa/Files)A man carries buckets of water, in this file photo. Christians in Chiapas state, Mexico are suffering discrimination and persecution. There has been a shortage of water in the Mexican Christian community after local ...
Christians denied water supply for not contributing to a Catholic fiesta in MexicoThe Christian Times

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Billy Graham: Christians Should Overcome Lust Before It Gets Out of Control - Christian Post  27 Apr 2016, 1:35 pm


Christian Post

Billy Graham: Christians Should Overcome Lust Before It Gets Out of Control
Christian Post
Billy (Photo: Reuters/ChrisKeane)The Reverend Billy Graham attends a book signing for former U.S. President George W. Bush's new book "Decision Points" on August 12, 2012. With the help of faith, Christians can overcome lustful temptations before they ...
Franklin Graham encourages Texas Christians to vote for social conservative valuesDallas Morning News (blog)
Franklin Graham to Christians: Take Back AmericaLifeZette

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Christians from US, Holy Land, pledge to work together for Mideast peace - Baptist News Global  27 Apr 2016, 1:01 pm


Baptist News Global

Christians from US, Holy Land, pledge to work together for Mideast peace
Baptist News Global
Christian churches have a responsibility to work for a lasting peace in the Middle East and advocate for a two-state solution to chronic conflict in the Holy Land, 40 church leaders from various traditions agreed during an April 19-20 summit at the ...

Mideast Christians: 'We Are a People on the Brink of Extinction' - AINA (press release)  27 Apr 2016, 11:16 am


AINA (press release)

Mideast Christians: 'We Are a People on the Brink of Extinction'
AINA (press release)
Chaldean (Assyrian) Christians who fled unrest in Syria and Iraq attended a Mass in the Chaldeans Diocese in Hazmieh, east of Beirut, in March, 2015. They have been joined in Lebanon by Assyrians fleeing Islamic State (EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO ...

Islamic Radicals Slaughtering Christians in Bangladesh, Says Bishop - Christian Post  27 Apr 2016, 11:07 am


Christian Post

Islamic Radicals Slaughtering Christians in Bangladesh, Says Bishop
Christian Post
A leading bishop in Bangladesh's capital city is warning Christians that fanatical Islamic groups are killing people they deem as non-believers. "We are aware, concerned but not alarmed. Fanatical groups are spreading death, but we hope that the ...

Orthodox Christians celebrate Holy Week - Chicago Daily Herald  27 Apr 2016, 10:42 am


Greek Reporter

Orthodox Christians celebrate Holy Week
Chicago Daily Herald
Among several services marking the Orthodox Christian Holy Week preceding Easter, celebrated this year on Sunday, May 1, Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, spiritual leader of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, celebrated two special services ...
Orthodox Christians to Observe Pascha (Easter) May 1stGreek Reporter
Orthodox Christians prepare for Holy Week, EasterChicago Tribune
(Photos) Orthodox Christians Prepare for Holy Fire Ritual in Jerusalem This SaturdayThe Pappas Post
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Was Jesus Created? Christians and Mormons in Dialogue - Christian Post  27 Apr 2016, 9:47 am


Christian Post

Was Jesus Created? Christians and Mormons in Dialogue
Christian Post
Interestingly, on the day my article went online at The Christian Post, I had the privilege to attend a discussion that involved several Christians along with three Mormons. It was at the home of some good friends of my daughter, and this college-age ...

Lecrae's 'Unashamed' Book Reveals 2 Warnings to New Christians on Dangers of 'Spiritual High' - Christian Post  27 Apr 2016, 8:58 am


Christian Post

Lecrae's 'Unashamed' Book Reveals 2 Warnings to New Christians on Dangers of 'Spiritual High'
Christian Post
In the past, Lecrae, who's also a father and husband, has said he knows who he's trying to reach with the Gospel so he avoids the title "Christian rapper," even though he's not ashamed of his faith. He and his fellow Reach Record rappers often proclaim ...

John Piper: Why Christians Should Bury, Not Cremate Their Dead - Christian Post  27 Apr 2016, 4:30 am


Christian Post

John Piper: Why Christians Should Bury, Not Cremate Their Dead
Christian Post
Christians should prefer burial rather than cremation based on what the Bible says about the human body in relation to God and resurrection, John Piper advises. Piper, who serves as the chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minnesota and ...

11 Bible Verses That Turn Christians Into Atheists - Patheos (blog)  27 Apr 2016, 3:43 am


Patheos (blog)

11 Bible Verses That Turn Christians Into Atheists
Patheos (blog)
We Christians often tell people that if they would only read the Bible, they would come to see that God is real and that He loves them. We hear testimony after testimony about how drug addicts and hookers were considering suicide but somehow got a ...
ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Christians worship a god that cannot beJamaica Observer
How Important is Church Attendance in the Christian Life?Crosswalk.com (blog)
Singapore pastor does not believe gay Christians deserve to be happy with who they areGay Star News
HollandSentinel.com -The Northerner -The Augusta Chronicle
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Annihilation of Christianity: ISIS blow up historic church in onslaught on Christians - Express.co.uk  27 Apr 2016, 3:13 am


Express.co.uk

Annihilation of Christianity: ISIS blow up historic church in onslaught on Christians
Express.co.uk
The terror group is well known for its barbaric acts and has executed Christians by crucifying them on crosses and burning copies of the Bible. ISIS has also murdered fellow jihadis with reports that some were frozen to death after deserting, while ...

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'Lucifer' Takes Parting Shot at Christians: God Has a Wife - NewsBusters (blog)  26 Apr 2016, 5:06 pm


NewsBusters (blog)

'Lucifer' Takes Parting Shot at Christians: God Has a Wife
NewsBusters (blog)
And here the show, again, manages to offend Christians. After a full season of Lucifer's angel brother Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside) falling from grace (manipulating people leading to deaths, having sex with a demon, beating up Lucifer) in his God-given ...

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