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How a Non-Western Non-Christian Can Help American Christians Think About Western Civilization - Patheos (blog)  24 Jul 2017, 11:45 pm


How a Non-Western Non-Christian Can Help American Christians Think About Western Civilization
Patheos (blog)
Debates about “Western civ” are nothing new for those of us who teach history in colleges and universities. But it's not often that they rise to the level of international news, like they did earlier this month. In Europe for the G-20 summit, Pres ...

Christians vow to defend land to the death - The Express Tribune  24 Jul 2017, 10:12 pm


The Express Tribune

Christians vow to defend land to the death
The Express Tribune
LAHORE: The Christian community has warned of dire consequences if the possession of the United Christian Hospital (UCH) is given to the facility's buyers. Around 12 accused persons ,in connivance with a minority MPA sold the place. Community ...

Cardinal hails 'rebirth' of Iraqi Christian town - Inquirer.net  24 Jul 2017, 9:38 pm


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Cardinal hails 'rebirth' of Iraqi Christian town
Inquirer.net
Iraqi Christians attend a mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on July 24, 2017, in the predominantly Christian Iraqi town of Qaraqosh (also known as Hamdaniya), some 30 kilometers from Mosul. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who was split ...

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The war against the Christians - Washington Times  24 Jul 2017, 6:15 pm


Washington Times

The war against the Christians
Washington Times
Persecution of Christians continues in certain parts of the world, mostly in the Middle East and throughout South and Southeast Asia, but it rarely gets much attention even in the Western media. Even many churchmen in the West turn a blind eye. Pope ...
Christian 'Urbanization' must confront militant IslamCommunities Digital News

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Stunner! Iran's Basij monitors Christians in West! - WND.com  24 Jul 2017, 6:10 pm


WND.com

Stunner! Iran's Basij monitors Christians in West!
WND.com
“In Iran, Christians are monitored closely and their activities filmed. When the authorities decide to crack down on Christians, they are beaten up, arrested or sometimes they just disappear. One of the main organizations responsible for this is the ...

Iraqi Christian community that supported Trump angry over threats of deportation - CBS News  24 Jul 2017, 5:24 pm


CBS News

Iraqi Christian community that supported Trump angry over threats of deportation
CBS News
And last November, their community voted overwhelmingly for then-candidate Donald Trump because of his promise to protect Christians from persecution in the mostly Muslim Middle East. "Our Christian heritage will be cherished, protected, defended like ...
Some moving voices from Detroit as Chaldean Christians face deportationMichigan Radio

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Media Watch: ABC 'cherry-picked' information on Christians - The Australian  24 Jul 2017, 4:32 pm


The Australian

Media Watch: ABC 'cherry-picked' information on Christians
The Australian
Barry noted in his analysis of the ABC's reporting, which was criticised as “selective”, “inaccurate” and “anti-Christian” by church leaders, that there is “little or no Australian data” on domestic violence figures. He said the report, however, was ...
An unholy rowABC Online

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Muslim Extremist Gives Life to Christ After Being Welcomed by Christians in ISIS-Torn Syria - Christian Post  24 Jul 2017, 1:51 pm


Christian Post

Muslim Extremist Gives Life to Christ After Being Welcomed by Christians in ISIS-Torn Syria
Christian Post
A persecution watchdog group has shared the story of a Muslim extremist who upon witnessing a church service led by Christians in war-torn Syria decided to abandon his radical lifestyle and turn to Jesus Christ. Open Doors USA's Emily Fuentes shared in ...

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Alex Paul Kiehl: Christians are winning the war against ISIS - Modesto Bee  24 Jul 2017, 1:29 pm


Alex Paul Kiehl: Christians are winning the war against ISIS
Modesto Bee
Re “Brushed up on your Russian yet?” (Letters, July 12): The letter offers some mindless blather in accusing Christians, specifically Evangelicals, of having not studied their history and not being tough enough to tackle ISIS. How can anyone attempt to ...

Unsafe spaces: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches - World Tribune  24 Jul 2017, 9:50 am


World Tribune

Unsafe spaces: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches
World Tribune
A pervasive persecution of Christians goes on throughout the Middle East and South and Southeast Asia with relatively small organized efforts to oppose it, even among Western churchmen. True, Pope Francis has spoken out against discrimination, and in ...
China bans Christian summer camps and Sunday schools in ZhejiangThe Christian Times

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Ex-Muslim church leader takes fellow Walnut Creek Christians to Israel - Jweekly.com  24 Jul 2017, 8:00 am


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Ex-Muslim church leader takes fellow Walnut Creek Christians to Israel
Jweekly.com
Seema Dajani not only knows about the conflict in the Middle East, she embodies it. The Walnut Creek resident was born a Muslim Arab in Jordan, moved to the United States in 1967, converted to Christianity and has traveled to Israel eight times to ...

Christians and Muslims unite at protests to defend Al-Aqsa - Middle East Monitor  24 Jul 2017, 7:08 am


Middle East Monitor

Christians and Muslims unite at protests to defend Al-Aqsa
Middle East Monitor
Dozens of Christian and Muslim Palestinians gathered yesterday in front of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem, south of the West Bank, to protest against Israeli violence at the Al- Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. The participants lifted banners demanding ...

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Reader: Yup ... it's us bad, old Bible-believing Christians... - Colorado Springs Independent  24 Jul 2017, 5:18 am


Colorado Springs Independent

Reader: Yup ... it's us bad, old Bible-believing Christians...
Colorado Springs Independent
In the Queer & There section of your paper, the July 5 article entitled "A life in tension" by Mallory Everhart could have been very heartbreaking as she shared her personal testimony about growing up gay in a Christian context. I'm sure what she, and ...

One-on-One with Clayton King about Overcoming the Lies Christians Face - ChristianityToday.com  24 Jul 2017, 5:01 am


ChristianityToday.com

One-on-One with Clayton King about Overcoming the Lies Christians Face
ChristianityToday.com
Ed: First of all, what are the lies that hold us down that need to be replaced that you talk about in your latest book? Clayton: My attempt in this book was to identify the ten most common lies that people predominantly believe. Sometimes we hear these ...

Rolling Stone Confirms: Rich Gay Activist Is Targeting 'Wicked ... - The Federalist  24 Jul 2017, 4:41 am


The Federalist

Rolling Stone Confirms: Rich Gay Activist Is Targeting 'Wicked ...
The Federalist
Rolling Stone magazine confirms that an LGBTQ activist has poured more than $422 million of his own money into punishing 'wicked' Christians.

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LETTER: Professing Christians should home school their children - The Daily Freeman  24 Jul 2017, 4:40 am


The Daily Freeman

LETTER: Professing Christians should home school their children
The Daily Freeman
The reasons are numerous. Our values differ (or should) from those of the National Education Association and many administrators. The government decided years ago the state religion was secular humanism and that it alone would be taught in schools.

Opinion: Jews everywhere should be helping Egypt's Christians - The Jewish Standard  24 Jul 2017, 4:10 am


The Jewish Standard

Opinion: Jews everywhere should be helping Egypt's Christians
The Jewish Standard
During Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza in 2014, I had dinner with a Christian pastor and his family in North Carolina. I was stunned and impressed that each time a rocket was launched from Gaza into Israel, the family's “Code Red” app blared ...
MSNBC Guest Paints 'the Jews' as 'Biggest Enemy' of Mideast ChristiansNewsBusters (press release) (blog)

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Korean Christians want Bible classes to continue in schools - New Zealand Herald  23 Jul 2017, 8:31 pm


Korean Christians want Bible classes to continue in schools
New Zealand Herald
The Auckland Korean Churches Association has issued a public statement supporting Christian education in state schools. In May, the Secular Education Network filed a case with the Human Rights Review Tribunal claiming that preferential treatment of ...

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Chaledean Christians, Who Helped Bring Trump Victory, Now Face ... - NPR  23 Jul 2017, 2:42 pm


Chaledean Christians, Who Helped Bring Trump Victory, Now Face ...
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Support from Iraqi Christians helped deliver Donald Trump Michigan. Now some of their friends and family are facing deportation. Host Michel Martin talks to ...
Chaledean Christians, Who Helped Bring Trump Victory, Now Face DeportationKDLG

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Christian man prays with Jerusalem Muslims as religious tensions flare - CNN  23 Jul 2017, 12:45 pm


CNN

Christian man prays with Jerusalem Muslims as religious tensions flare
CNN
Jerusalem (CNN) Nidal Aboud stood out as one among many. As the men around him bowed, he made the sign of the cross. As they chanted their prayers, he read the Bible to himself. And as they said "Allahu Akbar" -- God is greatest -- he stood silently ...
Jerusalem Solidarity: One Christian Joins Muslim Prayers, Makes Cross Sign As They Recite QuranEgyptian Streets

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Palestinian Christians, Muslims united: Archbishop - Anadolu Agency  23 Jul 2017, 6:50 am


Anadolu Agency

Palestinian Christians, Muslims united: Archbishop
Anadolu Agency
During more than a week of tension over new Israeli restrictions on access to Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox Archbishop Atallah Hanna has been among the most vociferous in his support of unity between Palestinian Christians and Muslims.
Here's how Christian Palestinians are standing in solidarity with Muslims at Al-AqsaStepFeed
Temple Mount violence draws condemnation among Jerusalem's Christian leadersChristian Daily

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Nero, the Execution of Peter and Paul, and the Biggest Fake News in Early Christian History - Daily Beast  22 Jul 2017, 6:20 pm


Daily Beast

Nero, the Execution of Peter and Paul, and the Biggest Fake News in Early Christian History
Daily Beast
The reigning emperor, Nero, a man known for his cruelty and love of theater, scapegoated the Christians for the disaster. According to tradition and later historians, as a punishment, Nero devised grotesque executions for the Christians: he covered ...