Posts Tagged ‘ Open Doors ’

Rise of Islamic Extremism Creates Concern in the Philippines

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

Christians in the Philippines are concerned over the rise of Islamic extremism in the country. World Watch Monitor sat down with a local church leader and he told them about a meeting of around 3,000 Islamists on one island. “The villagers – Christian or not – are all in fear. At night, the Islamists coerce

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Christian Persecution on the Rise

Oct 31st, 2016 | By

According to European Union’s special enjoy Jay Figel, the persecution of Christians is getting worse and up to 75 percent of the world’s population now lives without religious freedom. In an interview with Premier Christian Radio on October 27, the International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day, Figel said that the majority of the world’s

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Radical Islam’s View of Christian Women

Sep 27th, 2016 | By

Under traditional Islamic law, women are inferior to men because, according to Mohammad, the prophet of Islam, women are less intelligent and “the majority of hell’s population is made up of women, who are likened to donkeys and dogs in their ability to distract a man from his prayer.” Imagine then what traditional Muslim men

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Global Persecution of Christians Worsening

Feb 1st, 2016 | By

An unprecedented escalation of violence against Christians — the most violent and sustained attack on Christian faith in modern history occurred during 2015, stated Open Doors USA President David Curry on January 13 in Washington, DC. In a National Press Club presentation his organization’s annual World Watch List confirmed depressing global trends in Christian persecution noted 2015 was even worse for Christians that 2014.

Open Doors: 2015 Was Most Violent Against Christianity In Modern History

Jan 21st, 2016 | By

The majority of the cases involving Christian persecution are in Muslim-dominated lands. In fact, 40 out 50 nations persecuting Christians are Muslim. At the top of the list of nations, however, is North Korea, where as many as 70,000 Christians are in forced labor camps. Communist dictatorships are well-known for their brutal treatment of Christians.

Christian Persecution Worldwide Has Become A Metastasizing Cancer

Jan 24th, 2015 | By
Church destroyed in Aleppo, Syria by Sunni rebels associated with the Free Syrian Army

The “cancer of Christian persecution is metastasizing” in an “epidemic” that is “spreading at an unprecedented rate in modern times,” stated Open Doors USA president David Curry at a January 7 briefing in Washington, DC’s National Press Club. Approximately 100 million Christians are persecuted worldwide, making them one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world

Islam’s War On Christians: Worst Is Yet To Come?

Jan 12th, 2015 | By

From the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa, Christians are enduring attacks for their faith like never before. “The persecution of Christians is real, it is horrifically violent often, and it is spreading at unprecedented rate in modern times,” said Dr. David Curry, president of Open Doors, a group that monitors religious freedom worldwide.