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Christians kicked out of Nineveh Plain — again!

Nov 21st, 2017 | By

The Religious Freedom Coalition is assisting with the purchase of water for Odrana Camp in Dohuk, Iraq. The Christians in that camp are Assyrians who were forced from the northern areas of the Nineveh Plain by the Islamic State (ISIS). Those areas included the town of Telskuf, which for a while was occupied by the Islamic State and served as one of their strongholds in the Nineveh Plain. Then, the town was leveled by American and Coalition aircraft after Navy Seal Charles Keating IV was killed there by a sniper. He was “advising” a Kurdish Peshmerga unit trying to capture the town from ISIS.

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The Church of Antioch

Nov 3rd, 2017 | By
William J. Murray speaks with John X as interpreter listens in. John X speaks English and several other languages including Greek

A meeting with John X: In October the William Murray of the Religious Freedom Coalition met John X, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. John X has served the Orthodox Church of Antioch for most of his life. He was born in Latakia, His brother, Bishop Boulos Yazigi was kidnapped in 2013 along with Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim, by Sunni Muslim jihadists probably supported by Saudi Arabia.

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Christmas for Refugees Program Varies to Meet Local Needs

Sep 18th, 2017 | By

In 2017 the Christmas program will grow – more Christian refugee children will have a warm place, with a good meal and a program of spiritual growth where Christ is the center. Our goal is to restore the hope many have lost, by telling them how Jesus can be with them forever!

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William J Murray on America’s Relationship with Qatar

May 10th, 2017 | By

Defense Secretary James Mattis visited several of America’s Middle Eastern allies in April, 2017, including one that undermines American security by sponsoring radical Islam.

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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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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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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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Iran Christian Converts Facing Prison Amid Health Concerns

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)– Iranian Christians are concerned about Maryam Naghash Zargaran after she was reportedly denied urgent medical treatment and fellow believer Ebrahim Firouzi who was told by an Iranian court that his five-year sentence has been upheld. The two Christians both converted from Islam, a move

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GOP Congressman Questions Syria Gas Attack Narrative

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

Kentucky Representative Thomas Massie shocked CNN anchor Kate Bolduan when he questioned the recent chemical gas attack in Syria and said it wouldn’t be in President Assad’s interest to conduct that strike on his own people. “Frankly, I don’t think Assad would have done that – it does not serve his interests, it would serve

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