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Diapers for Refugees Program Expands in Small But Important Way

Apr 21st, 2017 | By
Young Christian mothers stand in line to receive diapers in northern Iraq.

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

Apr 20th, 2017 | By

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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Christian Man Burned To Death In Pakistan

Apr 20th, 2017 | By

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)– A Christian man has been burned to death in north-eastern Pakistan amid growing violence against minority Christians in the Islamic Asian nation, rights activists confirmed. The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS), a Christian charity, told BosNewsLife that 45-year-old Ameen Masih “was locked in his house”

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Chairman’s Report For April 12, 2017

Apr 12th, 2017 | By
William J. Murray and Congressman Trent Franks

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?

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Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday in Qaraqosh

Apr 11th, 2017 | By

Hundreds of Christians came together in Qaraqosh, Iraq to celebrate Palm Sunday for the first time in three years. They worshiped in a church that had been torched by Islamic State militants. In October, Iraqi forces and the Christian militia pushed Islamic State militants out of Qaraqosh as part of a campaign to retake Mosul

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New Book Cries in the Wilderness for Pakistan’s Religious Reform

Apr 11th, 2017 | By

Former Pakistani parliamentarian Farahnaz Ispahani provides an observant overview of how recurring drives for Islamic theocracy dashed any founding vision of Pakistan as a secular state, to the detriment alike of Pakistan’s Muslim-majority and non-Muslim minorities.

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Homeschooling Now Booming – in Russia!

Apr 11th, 2017 | By

Homeschooling now booming – in Russia! Homeschooling, banned in Russia for most of the last century, is beginning a boom, according to a homeschooling expert. “Homeschooling in Russia has gained recognition from both the media and society in general,” said Mike Donnelly, the director of global outreach for the Home School Legal Defense Association. “Part

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Fox Business Commentator: Don’t ‘Learn to Live with Terror,’ ‘Learn How to Beat It’

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Yesterday Fox Business Channel commentator Stuart Varney responded to the two terror attacks on Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that took place earlier that day. Varney disagreed with London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s statement that terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city,” and said people shouldn’t be accepting of terrorism: “The

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Trump Loses Support Over Syrian Airstrikes

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Early Friday April 7, the United States military struck a Syrian air base in response to a chemical weapons attack. While it is currently believed that the Syrian regime was responsible for the chemical weapons attack that killed at least 70 people, many people have started questioning that narrative. Last week, Rep. Thomas Massie first

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Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in Tanta during what was meant to be

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