Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011 Coptic Christians’ Endless Struggle for Survival in Egypt

The Copts have been persecuted for thousands of years. ISIS’s brutal Palm Sunday bombing in Alexandria is just the latest episode. By Samuel Tadros — April 14, 2017 Viewed from the outside, there is nothing remarkable about Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, where an Islamic State terrorist blew himself up during the Palm Sunday liturgy

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Killers of Maldives Blogger Yameen Rasheed Might Not Be Caught

Shortly after the abduction of Maldivian journalist Ahmed Rilwan, search parties reached a dead end. The initial uproar following his disappearance died down. The online petition with over 5,500 signatures calling for an investigation was thrown out of Parliament and President Abdulla Yameen “refused to speak a single word on the journalist’s disappearance, despite mounting

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Coptic Christians Prepare for Pope’s Visit

While Christians in Egypt are still mourning the loss of members of the Coptic Orthodox community, they are rejoicing in the excitement of Pope Francis’s visit to Egypt this weekend. According to the Daily Star, “It will be the Argentine pontiff’s first visit to the Arab world’s most populous nation where the population is 90

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Syria Gas Attack Claims Still Unproven

Earlier this month, the world was shocked and outraged at reports of a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria that killed at least 70 people, 10 of them children. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his military denied using the chemical weapons and claimed they were not responsible for the attacks. World leaders denounced the air

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Islamic State group has again claimed responsibility for the killing of dozens of Christians. Hey, Christian killers: Let my people go

Every hour, around the world, a Christian is killed for the simple reason of worshipping Jesus. That’s according to the University of Notre Dame’s Under Caesar’s Sword project, and its in-depth survey, “In Response to Persecution.” I guess this is an improvement over 2015, when a headline from Gatestone Institute blared, “One Christian Slaughtered Every

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Syrian Opposition Returns Corpses of 5 Slain Men From Ancient Christian Town in Damascus

By: Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:35 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham that are loyal to the Syrian opposition returned the corpses of five slain men from the ancient Christian town of Ma’aloula on Tuesday. The five men, who the opposition has called “Assad regime fighters,” were executed by Jabhat

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What Turkey’s Referendum Reveals

The outcome of the Turkish vote on constitutional changes, notwithstanding lingering allegations of fraud, represents further evidence of a crumbling global status quo. When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in the narrowly divided referendum, it wiped away 93 years of Turkish history and nearly 70 years of Turkey’s prevailing concept of its place

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Muslim Brotherhood Earns Its Terrorist Designation

In an April 11 Brookings Institution report titled “Is the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization?” senior fellow Shadi Hamid states that the Trump administration’s proposed designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group “could have significant consequences for the U.S., the Middle East, and the world.” Among many astounding claims in the report, the

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Christian Population Disappearing in Libya

During a conference on Christian persecution last Thursday at the National Press Club, Professor Mariz Tadros said “We have lost the Christian presence in Libya… Religious pluralism as it existed [in Libya] is over.” Prior to the 2011 revolution and overthrow and execution of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, almost 100,000 Christians, mostly members of the

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Former Muslim Nonie Darwish’s Crusade Against Islam

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “Islamic values will take any society to Hell,” bluntly concludes Egyptian-American Muslim convert to Christianity Nonie Darwish in her recent book Wholly Different:  Why I Chose Biblical Values over Islamic Values.  With her usual engaging style, she critiques on the basis of personal experience crucial differences between

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U.S. Supports Saudi’s War In Yemen – Hospitals Bombed, Children Killed

The Trump Administration, with Defense Secretary James Mattis, are working with the Saudis in their bombing campaign in Yemen. The Saudi attacks have repeatedly hit civilian targets, killing men, women and children. According to a report in RT: The Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, backed by the UK, must be put on a UN violations

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Young Christian mothers stand in line to receive diapers in northern Iraq. Diapers for Refugees Program Expands in Small But Important Way

March diaper distribution marks start of year two: In March more than $18,000 was transferred to our ministry partner in Iraq to begin year two of the Diapers for Refugees program. The first distribution of 160,000 diapers was conducted last year in March. The cost has remained stable over the last year and our cost

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Did Al Qaeda Fool The White House?

Robert Parry, a left-leaning investigative journalist who runs the ConsortiumNews.com website, has just penned an alarming article about the recent Trump Administration attack on Syria with 59 cruise missiles. The ostensible reason for the attack is that the Syrian government allegedly used Sarin gas on its own people – including many children. But, as Parry,

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Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s Long Road to Islamic Reform

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “There has been a lot of positive symbolism” from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi regarding Islamic reform but little action, stated former American Ambassador Alberto Fernandez on April 3 in Washington, DC.  He and his fellow Hudson Institute panelists examined the enormous difficulties confronting any reform of

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Muslims Wants ‘Blasphemers’ Prosecuted … Worldwide!

For years, Islamic nations have successfully pressed the United Nations to pass non-binding resolutions condemning “defamation of religion.” In nations such as Pakistan, the penalty for “blasphemy” against Islam or its prophet is death. While the sentence has not been imposed in recent years, some people who have been accused of blasphemy have been murdered

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Thailand Under Attack From Muslim Terrorists

Muslim terrorists in Thailand are increasing their attacks on the government, police and civilians in that nation. They most recently launched a series of attacks in 13 districts in the south part of the country. Two have died and three wounded in the attacks. Prior to this latest attack, Jihadists launched attacks against schools, bridges,

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Blood on doors of Coptic Chruch from bombing in 2011

Coptic Christians’ Endless Struggle for Survival in Egypt

The Copts have been persecuted for thousands of years. ISIS’s brutal Palm Sunday bombing in Alexandria is just the latest episode. By Samuel Tadros — April 14, 2017 Viewed from the outside, there is nothing remarkable about Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, where an Islamic State terrorist blew himself up during the Palm Sunday liturgy

[continue reading…]

Former Muslim Nonie Darwish’s Crusade Against Islam

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “Islamic values will take any society to Hell,” bluntly concludes Egyptian-American Muslim convert to Christianity Nonie Darwish in her recent book Wholly Different:  Why I Chose Biblical Values over Islamic Values.  With her usual engaging style, she critiques on the basis of personal experience crucial differences between

[continue reading…]

Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s Long Road to Islamic Reform

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “There has been a lot of positive symbolism” from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi regarding Islamic reform but little action, stated former American Ambassador Alberto Fernandez on April 3 in Washington, DC.  He and his fellow Hudson Institute panelists examined the enormous difficulties confronting any reform of

[continue reading…]

Muslims Wants ‘Blasphemers’ Prosecuted … Worldwide!

For years, Islamic nations have successfully pressed the United Nations to pass non-binding resolutions condemning “defamation of religion.” In nations such as Pakistan, the penalty for “blasphemy” against Islam or its prophet is death. While the sentence has not been imposed in recent years, some people who have been accused of blasphemy have been murdered

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U.S. Media ‘Spinning Lies’ About Female Genital Mutilation

CNN Studios in Atlanta. The cable giant has reported on the nation’s first federal case of female genital mutilation on its website but been silent on air. It was an explosive story: A U.S. emergency-room doctor in Detroit was prosecuted for intentionally mutilating the genitals of two young girls. But major TV networks simply ignored

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Why Don’t We Care About The Slaughter Of Christians?

A United Airlines passenger is violently hauled off a plane, and there is national outrage, rightly so. Press Secretary Sean Spicer says that Assad is worse than Hitler, and again, there is national outrage, rightly so. Forty-five Egyptian Christians are slaughtered by ISIS while attending church services on Palm Sunday and scores of others are

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News Posts

Killers of Maldives Blogger Yameen Rasheed Might Not Be Caught

Shortly after the abduction of Maldivian journalist Ahmed Rilwan, search parties reached a dead end. The initial uproar following his disappearance died down. The online petition with over 5,500 signatures calling for an investigation was thrown out of Parliament and President Abdulla Yameen “refused to speak a single word on the journalist’s disappearance, despite mounting

[continue reading…]

Coptic Christians Prepare for Pope’s Visit

While Christians in Egypt are still mourning the loss of members of the Coptic Orthodox community, they are rejoicing in the excitement of Pope Francis’s visit to Egypt this weekend. According to the Daily Star, “It will be the Argentine pontiff’s first visit to the Arab world’s most populous nation where the population is 90

[continue reading…]

Syria Gas Attack Claims Still Unproven

Earlier this month, the world was shocked and outraged at reports of a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria that killed at least 70 people, 10 of them children. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his military denied using the chemical weapons and claimed they were not responsible for the attacks. World leaders denounced the air

[continue reading…]

Islamic State group has again claimed responsibility for the killing of dozens of Christians.

Hey, Christian killers: Let my people go

Every hour, around the world, a Christian is killed for the simple reason of worshipping Jesus. That’s according to the University of Notre Dame’s Under Caesar’s Sword project, and its in-depth survey, “In Response to Persecution.” I guess this is an improvement over 2015, when a headline from Gatestone Institute blared, “One Christian Slaughtered Every

[continue reading…]

Syrian Opposition Returns Corpses of 5 Slain Men From Ancient Christian Town in Damascus

By: Leith Fadel, Al-Masdar News BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:35 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham that are loyal to the Syrian opposition returned the corpses of five slain men from the ancient Christian town of Ma’aloula on Tuesday. The five men, who the opposition has called “Assad regime fighters,” were executed by Jabhat

[continue reading…]

What Turkey’s Referendum Reveals

The outcome of the Turkish vote on constitutional changes, notwithstanding lingering allegations of fraud, represents further evidence of a crumbling global status quo. When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in the narrowly divided referendum, it wiped away 93 years of Turkish history and nearly 70 years of Turkey’s prevailing concept of its place

[continue reading…]

RFC Newsletters

William J. Murray and Congressman Trent Franks

Chairman’s Report For April 12, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter: Postcards to Congress Campaign – Victory as HR- 390 passes committee / Visits with congressmen and Senators increase to support HR-390 / Diapers for Refugees program delivery in March – feminine products added / Did Assad, already winning a war, use a weapon of desperation?

Chairman’s Report For March 17, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter New:        Radical feminists rally around leader who is convicted Muslim terrorist Update:   United Nations should not be the ones “vetting” refugees to the US Update:   New wave of Christian refugees flee city of Mosul where they were trapped Convicted Muslim terrorist leading “Women’s March” Woman gained US citizenship after

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Chairman’s Report for February 24

In this issue of the newsletter: CIA “anti-terrorism” award goes to a Saudi Prince in line for throne / “Travel ban” blocked our Iraqi ministry partner from entering USA / United Nations should have no part in “vetting” refugees / Second year of Diapers for Refugees program begins in March!

Chairman’s Report For January 27, 2017

In this issue of the newsletter New:   The “Nobel Peace Prize President” goes to war – Again and again and again New:   The Deep State led the “Peace President” to war but didn’t win even once New:   The CIA supported Clinton – Attacked Donald Trump when he won New:    Why did the “Deep State” try

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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