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The Black Nazarene being celebrated in the Philippines

5 Million Join Philippines Jesus Parade Ahead of Pope’s Visit; Two Dead, 1,000 Hurt

January 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

More than five million barefooted people joined a parade of a centuries-old icon of Jesus through Manila, the capital of the Catholic-majority nation of Philippines, on Friday ahead of Pope Francis’s visit. At least two died and 1,000 were hurt during the event. There were about five million Catholic devotees trying to get a chance […]

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ISIS continue to kidnap people across the world

Isis claims abduction of 21 Christians in Libya

January 12, 2015 | Comments (0)

Egypt says 20 of its citizens have been abducted in two separate incidents in Libya. Islamic State’s branch in Libya has claimed the abduction of 21 Christians, a monitor reported on Monday, as Egypt confirmed that 20 of its citizens were being held in the country. “Urgent. Soldiers of the Islamic State captured 21 Christian […]

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Isis have terrorised all people in Iraq and Syria

Worst Christian Persecution in Over 20 Years Marks Last Year- Open doors report

January 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

Last year saw the highest level of persecution of Christians the world has seen since the fall of the Soviet Union, according to a report by a Christian persecution watchdog group released Wednesday. Open Doors USA highlighted that in the 24 years that Open Doors has been tracking numbers on global persecution, 2014 was the […]

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Twelve people have been shot and killed under the hands of the gunmen in Paris today

Paris shooting: ‘Twelve people killed’ at Charlie Hebdo office

January 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

12 killed and five critically injured after gunmen attack Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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Sisi visits Orthodox during the Christmas period of the Coptics

Sisi Becomes First President to Attend Christmas Mass

January 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who came to power in June 2014, has become the first Egyptian President to attend Christmas Mass. In an unusual event, attendees were shown on television cheering and clapping as the President entered Cairo’s Abbasiya Cathedral in an unannounced event.  

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Iraqi Christians continue to suffer under the hands of the IS who are controlling Iraq today

Iraqi Christian who told ISIS: ‘If you want to kill me for my faith I am prepared to die here now’

December 30, 2014 | Comments (1)

When Christian villagers from the Iraqi town of Caramles fled advancing IS forces, 80-year-old Victoria was among a dozen or so unable to leave. The widow, a Chaldean Catholic, knew nothing about the sudden evacuation that had suddenly emptied this ancient village she had known for so long. Next morning she went to church – […]

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Christians crucified for their faith in Syria

ISIS Crucifies 8 Christians in Syria for Apostasy From Islam

July 4, 2014 | Comments (6)

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly killed and crucified eight men in a town near Aleppo, Syria. The independent monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the men were executed for being too moderate as members of a rival rebel group. They were crucified on Saturday and will be on […]

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Christian father killed in broad daylight in front of his son in Egypt

Christian father killed in front of his son

May 19, 2014 | Comments (15)

Muslims in Egypt, in the village of Dalga, murdered a Christian man right in front of his son by riddling his body with bullets, then they dragged his body to the mosque. When they arrived at the mosque, they tied his body to a tractor and then mutilated the corpse as they screamed “Allahu Akbar!” […]

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Somalian Christians suffer in a country where there is law

Islamic Extremists in Somalia Behead Two Christians

March 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Al Shabaab militants publicly execute mother of two, cousin. Islamic extremists from the rebel Al Shabaab militia last week publicly beheaded a mother of two girls and her cousin in southeastern Somalia after discovering they were Christians, sources said. In the port town of Barawa in the Lower Shebelle Region, the extremists on March 4 […]

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Iran today is a country where there is no freedom of religion. Christians get arrested if their faith i practised

8 Christians have been arrested in Shush

March 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

A server of an Iranian Church along with 7 others Iranian who have recently converted to Christianity were arrested near a river close to Shush. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 8 people including a servant of an Iranian Church and seven other Christians who newly converted to Christianity had […]

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Kenneth Bae and Saeed Abedini have both prisoned in their nations

Obama: “We pray for Abedini Saeed and Kenneth Bae freedom”

February 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Barack Obama lifts in prayer for Pastor Abedini Saeed and Kenneth who both have been imprisoned. “Around the world, freedom of religion is under threat, and that is what I want to reflect on this morning,” the president told the audience. “We see governments engaging in discriminating and violence against the faith. We sometimes see […]

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The trial continues for El Baladi as they he fights for his freedom

Charges dropped against Moroccan Christian

February 20, 2014 | Comments (1)

A Moroccan appeals court dropped charges against Mohamed El Baladi, a Muslim convert to Christianity, ruling that it lacked evidence that he coerced a Muslim into accepting Christ. Officials arrested El Baladi last August and before he had legal representation, a court in Taounate convicted him of “shaking the faith of a Muslim” and sentenced […]

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Christians worship in Egypt as they fear they will lose their freedom in the Arab Spring

Christians Face Increased Violence Since Arab Spring While Absent in Direct Conflict

February 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Habib Afram, president of the Syriac League in Lebanon, said all Christians in the Middle East are targeted for violence. He pointed out that Middle East Christians are targeted and the Arab and Islamic world should be aware of the seriousness of the exclusion of Christians in the region. In a televised interview, Afram said […]

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Pastor Saeed is still in prison suffering the persecution for his faith

Pastor Saeed Abedini Placed in Cell With Death Row Inmates

December 10, 2013 | Comments (1)

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been placed in a single cell with five death row inmates in Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj and is prevented from having any visitors, the American Center for Law and Justice said, raising further concerns that officials placed him there to “disappear.” “Rajai Shahr is a murders’ jail. It’s a violent […]

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Nelson Mandela with Pope John Paul II in his trip to South Africa

Leaders take on Mandela approach for Justice

December 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Church leaders around the world have paid tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, with Pope Francis praying that people will follow the example of justice and common good set forth by South Africa’s first-ever black president. “In commending the soul of the deceased to the infinite mercy of Almighty God, I ask the Lord to […]

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Egypt famous Christian Mohammed Hegazy has been arrested by national security

Egypt Arrests Most Famous Christian Convert

December 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

Mohammed Hegazy, Egypt’s most famous Christian convert from Islam, has been arrested by national security forces. Armiya, formerly known as Mohammed Hegazy, had fought publicly to change his religion on his identification card. He and his family had been running for their lives after Muslim leaders pronounced a death sentence against him. In a 2010 interview, […]

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As the persecution continues to grow around the world, the bible is being handed out even the more

As persecution continues to grow, so does the distribution of the Bible

November 27, 2013 | Comments (0)

The United Bible Society has reported a sharp increase in the number of Christian Scriptures distributed in some of the countries where believers suffer the highest levels of persecution. Statistics suggest that Christianity is the most persecuted religion in the world and Baroness Warsi made headlines recently when she warned that Christianity could be wiped […]

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26K of people will gather in Egypt for protest against persecution that is happening

A massive protest will br in Egypt for Evangelical Event Amid Risk of Violent Persecution

November 18, 2013 | Comments (1)

An evangelistic event, “Count it Right,” began last night in Egypt where thousands of Christians are expected to attend over the course of three-days despite the very real possibility of facing persecution. The event is being held 70 miles north of Cairo, and although 26,000 people are anticipated to appear, event organizers fear that Islamic […]

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