Trump Vows to End Nation Building

During his Inaugural Address, Trump vowed to eradicate the Islamic State and other radical Islamic terror groups from the world. However, Trump sees the value in being an example to other nations, but not imposing our beliefs on them. According to the White House website: “The Trump Administration is committed to a foreign policy focused

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Pakistan Won’t Free Jailed Man Who Helped U.S. Find bin Laden

Pakistan’s law minister told legislators that a jailed Pakistani doctor who is believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will not be released or handed to the United States. Dr. Shakil Afridi was arrested by Pakistani officials after U.S. forces killed bin Laden in May 2011. Pakistan accused

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“Islamic Extremism Does Not Stem From Poverty Or Ignorance”

Transcript: Egyptian intellectual Dr. Khaled Montaser said that while extremism was once considered to be the outcome of poverty or of one’s environment, this does not explain extremism among Belgian or French Muslims. “There is a problem that we must acknowledge: our interpretation of our religion is in conflict with modernity,” he said. While members

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Congresswoman Gabbard Makes Unannounced Trip to Syria

Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard made an unannounced trip to Syria two months after she met with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss foreign policy. Gabbard, a major in the Army National Guard and a representative for the 2nd District of Hawaii frequently challenged Obama on national security issues. When she sat down with Trump, Gabbard warned

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Fort Lauderdale Shooter Claims to Be Connected to ISIS

During a bond hearing on Tuesday, FBI Special Agent Michael Ferlazzo testified that Esteban Santiago, the man charged with killing five people at the Fort Lauderdale airport, told FBI agents he executed the attack on behalf of ISIS. However, Ferlazzo didn’t specify if Santiago was linked to the Islamic State or just inspired by the

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Turkey’s Wavering Support For Religious Freedom

Turkey’s wavering support for religious freedom I walked into the Ankara airport on Dec. 20, after a long day of eye-opening meetings, to the news on CNN International – the Russian ambassador to Turkey had just been shot. Our U.S. ambassador to Turkey, John Bass, a career diplomat who expertly navigated our previous 24 hours

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UN Estimates Death Toll of Yemen to Be Over 10,000

According to “estimates” from a senior UN official, the death toll in the Yemeni conflict has surpassed 10,000 people. During a press conference in Sanaa, UN Yemen Humanitarian Coordinator Jamie McGoldrick told reporters: “I don’t know the figures but the estimates are that over 10,000 people have been killed in this conflict and almost 40,000

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American Minute with Bill Federer Religious Freedom Day-A Lesson in Liberty!

By: Bill Federer “Each year on JANUARY 16, we celebrate Religious Freedom Day in commemoration of the passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom,” -wrote President George W. Bush in his 2003 Proclamation. The 114th Congress Resolution issued January 16, 2017: “Whereas American democracy is rooted in the fundamental truth that all are created

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Obama attacks Christian history at prayer breakfast. (Photo from White House Internet site) Barack Hussein Obama: Biggest Purveyor Of Fake News In America About Islam

By: Frank York Liberals have been going nuts since the election of Donald Trump to become the 45th President of the United States. One of their latest propaganda projects is to claim that there’s an epidemic of “fake news” coming from broadcast and Internet web sites. The “fake news” they’re concerned about is coming from

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Christians persecuted New Proposed Legislation Could Mean Relief For Persecuted Christians

On January 10, 2017, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) reintroduced their bipartisan legislation that would provide emergency relief to survivors of genocide and ensure accountability for perpetrators. The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act (H.R. 390) is an enhanced version of the bill they introduced in the 114th

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Syrian Bishop Urges West to Stop Supporting Rebel Groups

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)– The leader of Syria’s Catholic Church has urged the West and the United Nations to immediately end sanctions against his country and to stop supporting rebels, saying this is the only way to find a solution to a war that has claimed hundreds of thousands

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Top 50 Most Dangerous Countries for Christians in 2017

Christian persecution advocacy group Open Doors USA released its 2017 World Watch List, that ranks the top 50 most dangerous countries for Christians to live in. For the 16th year in a row, North Korea took the number one spot. David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA said: “For Christians in the West,

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Nineveh Plain Authorities Vow to Rebuild Churches in Mosul

On January 11, Al-Mosuliya TV aired a report showing local officials touring the ruins of a church in Mosul destroyed by ISIS and vowing to rebuild it. Hassan Al-Sallaf, the deputy governor of the Nineveh Province, promises to rebuild the church, which is shaped like a ship, “along with all the other houses of worship,

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Rights Groups Go After Saudi Arabia After Arrest of Two Human Rights Activists

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International reported that Saudi Arabia has already arrested two rights activists in the first ten days of 2017. The groups also accused Riyadh of a “crackdown on dissent.” In press releases, the two organizations said Essam Koshak in Mecca and Ahmed al-Mushaikhass in Dammam were summoned for questioning by police

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‘China Refuses Cancer Treatment For Christian Activist’

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)– A Christian aid and advocacy group is raising funds for a Christian human rights defender who is in need of urgent cancer treatment that she cannot afford after a Chinese medical team allegedly canceled a crucial operation because of her work with prominent Christians and activists. ChinaAid said the 47-year-old Chinese woman

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American Minute with Bill Federer Religious Freedom Day-A Lesson in Liberty!

By: Bill Federer “Each year on JANUARY 16, we celebrate Religious Freedom Day in commemoration of the passage of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom,” -wrote President George W. Bush in his 2003 Proclamation. The 114th Congress Resolution issued January 16, 2017: “Whereas American democracy is rooted in the fundamental truth that all are created

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Obama attacks Christian history at prayer breakfast. (Photo from White House Internet site)

Barack Hussein Obama: Biggest Purveyor Of Fake News In America About Islam

By: Frank York Liberals have been going nuts since the election of Donald Trump to become the 45th President of the United States. One of their latest propaganda projects is to claim that there’s an epidemic of “fake news” coming from broadcast and Internet web sites. The “fake news” they’re concerned about is coming from

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Iraqi Palace of Mirrors: Kurds Block Aid To Christian Militia

The Christian town of Qaraqosh, Iraq, located on the Nineveh Plain, is in ruins. It is far worse than its appearance, which is bad enough.

Christmas for Refugees in Iraq

The Religious Freedom Coalition’s Christmas for Refugees program is now in its 2nd year in Iraq and has grown from 600 children to more than 2,000 children participating. New photos and video of events in Iraq are now available.

Photos of Christmas for Refugees 2016 Events

Photos from some of the 2016 Christmas for Refugees parties in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq held for displaced Christian children have been posted. The size of the events varied from 75 to as many as 525 children and were surprisingly orderly. Communications from the Middle East have made real time posting difficult.

Former CIA Interrogator Looks inside the Jihadist Mind

“You may not be in a religious war with me, but I’m in a religious war with you,” recalled former CIA interrogator James Mitchell the views of al-Qaeda (AQ) mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad (KSM).  Interviewed on December 6 at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) before an audience of about 70, Mitchell provided chilling, essential insight

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News Posts

Trump Vows to End Nation Building

During his Inaugural Address, Trump vowed to eradicate the Islamic State and other radical Islamic terror groups from the world. However, Trump sees the value in being an example to other nations, but not imposing our beliefs on them. According to the White House website: “The Trump Administration is committed to a foreign policy focused

[continue reading…]

Pakistan Won’t Free Jailed Man Who Helped U.S. Find bin Laden

Pakistan’s law minister told legislators that a jailed Pakistani doctor who is believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden will not be released or handed to the United States. Dr. Shakil Afridi was arrested by Pakistani officials after U.S. forces killed bin Laden in May 2011. Pakistan accused

[continue reading…]

“Islamic Extremism Does Not Stem From Poverty Or Ignorance”

Transcript: Egyptian intellectual Dr. Khaled Montaser said that while extremism was once considered to be the outcome of poverty or of one’s environment, this does not explain extremism among Belgian or French Muslims. “There is a problem that we must acknowledge: our interpretation of our religion is in conflict with modernity,” he said. While members

[continue reading…]

Congresswoman Gabbard Makes Unannounced Trip to Syria

Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard made an unannounced trip to Syria two months after she met with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss foreign policy. Gabbard, a major in the Army National Guard and a representative for the 2nd District of Hawaii frequently challenged Obama on national security issues. When she sat down with Trump, Gabbard warned

[continue reading…]

Fort Lauderdale Shooter Claims to Be Connected to ISIS

During a bond hearing on Tuesday, FBI Special Agent Michael Ferlazzo testified that Esteban Santiago, the man charged with killing five people at the Fort Lauderdale airport, told FBI agents he executed the attack on behalf of ISIS. However, Ferlazzo didn’t specify if Santiago was linked to the Islamic State or just inspired by the

[continue reading…]

Turkey’s Wavering Support For Religious Freedom

Turkey’s wavering support for religious freedom I walked into the Ankara airport on Dec. 20, after a long day of eye-opening meetings, to the news on CNN International – the Russian ambassador to Turkey had just been shot. Our U.S. ambassador to Turkey, John Bass, a career diplomat who expertly navigated our previous 24 hours

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RFC Newsletters

Chairman’s Report For January 6, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   Christmas for Refugees program exceeds expectations in Iraq Update:   As many as 525 Christian refugee children at each Christmas party Update:   Christmas for Refugees expands in Jordan, as terror attacks increase           New:      Christian town of Qaraqosh in ruins; may have Christmas event in 2017 Cultural center used

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Chairman’s Report For December 2, 2016

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas Program may expand to liberated areas in Iraq / Will Donald Trump stop Obama’s arms flow to Islamic fighters? /New bill by congresswoman to stop arming Sunni Muslim fighters in Syria / Bills in Congress to help Christian refugees will be refiled in 115th Congress

Chairman’s Report for November 4, 2016

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas for Refugees matching challenge – How it began and how it works / More Sunni Muslim violence in Jordan as Christmas approaches / September distribution of diapers to Iraqi Christian refugees successful / Obama’s social radical pick for Supreme Court confirmation in January?

Chairman’s Report for October 7, 2016

In this issue of the newsletter: Tide may be turning against Christians in “moderate” Jordan / Well known Christian writer and spokesman assassinated in Amman / More Sunni Muslim immigration and not just from Syria – Africa as well / New bills in House and Senate would help Christian refugees immigrate

William J. Murray delivers PowerPoint presentation on Syrian refugee issue to gatherinh of conservative groups on Capitol Hill

Chairman’s Report for September 16, 2016

New in this issue of the Chairman’s Report: Obama hits his goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees – 98.5% are Sunni Muslims / Christmas for Refugees program back on track / Our work on Capitol Hill – Save Christians from Genocide legislation / United States trained the new Islamic State military commander!

First truck of diapers being unloaded on March 8th at our partner warehouse in Iraq.

Chairman’s Report for August 19, 2016

In this issue of the newsletter: Sunni Muslim employees of the United Nations “vet” Syrian refugees / Obama Administration surge of Sunni Muslims “refugees” continue / Mainstream media hides the real horror of Christian persecution / September diaper delivery moves forward with Christmas program