Posts Tagged ‘ Persecuted Christians ’

Tell Congress: Stop the Genocide of Christians Now

Feb 2nd, 2017 | By

Under President Obama none of the millions of dollars in aid sent to the Middle East reached persecuted Christians. Worse, Middle East Christians were placed at the back of the line for immigration. Under President Trump these practices must stop. Congress must give President Trump the authority and the funds to take action now.

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BREAKING: Hungary To Become Hub For Persecuted Christians

Feb 2nd, 2017 | By

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)– Hungary’s government wants Hungary to become “a hub and supporter” of groups who fight against persecution of Christians. “More Christians are being persecuted today throughout the world than during the reign of the  Roman  Emperor  Nero,” said Bence Rétvári, state secretary of the Ministry

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Christians Face Exclusion in Iraq Reconstruction Plan

Jan 31st, 2017 | By

An alliance of UK-based charities has warned that Christians are being excluded from reconstruction plans for Northern Iraq once the Islamic State has been defeated there. According to World Watch Monitor: “Iraqi Christians firmly believe that Iraq is their spiritual homeland; their presence dates back at least to the 3rd Century. Before 2003, there were

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Egypt Court Throws Out Case By Abused Elderly Christian Woman

Jan 27th, 2017 | By

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)– Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through the streets, forcing the family to remain in hiding, BosNewsLife learned. Last May’s assault in the central

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Obama Administration Bombs CIA-Vetted Syrian Rebels with Al-Qaeda

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By

On Friday, January 21, the Pentagon reported that a terror training camp near Idlib had been struck, killing more than one hundred al-Qaeda terrorists. However, several members of a group that had been previously backed by the US and the CIA were at the camp and embedded with al-Qaeda. Many of them were also killed.

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New Proposed Legislation Could Mean Relief For Persecuted Christians

Jan 13th, 2017 | By
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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

Jan 13th, 2017 | By

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

Jan 12th, 2017 | By

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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Chairman’s Report For January 6, 2017

Jan 6th, 2017 | By

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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Christian Violently Murdered in Egypt for Selling Alcohol

Jan 5th, 2017 | By

On January 3, a shopkeeper in Alexandria, Egypt, was murdered when an Islamic extremist snuck up behind him and slit his throat because he owned a shop that sold alcohol. According to a preliminary investigation done by the national security department of Egypt and translated by Raymond Ibrahim: “The accused was not prompted by any

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