Sharia

July 25, 2014

Cease-Fire Signed in Central African Republic Conflict

The agreement was signed after three days of talks in the neighboring Republic of the Congo. The predominantly Muslim Seleka forces dropped their demand that the Central African Republic be split into a Muslim north and a Christian south.

July 24, 2014

Meriam Ibrahim Freed; Meets With Pope Francis

The Sudanese Christian’s ordeal included being sentenced to death for apostasy, having her sentence revoked and then being detained by authorities at the Khartoum Airport just as she was about to leave.

July 24, 2014

Meriam Ibrahim Arrives in Rome, Meets Pope Francis

June 25, 2014

Nigerian Bishop: Government Corruption Contributes to Boko Haram Violence

He spoke at a conference about the current crisis in his country.

June 24, 2014

Report: Christian Woman Re-Arrested at Airport in Sudan

Despite pressure and threats of death, Meriam Ibrahim refused to renounce her Christian faith while in prison.

July 9, 2013

A Christian’s Ground-Zero View of Revolution in Egypt

The spokesman for Egypt’s Catholic Conference discusses the Morsi regime, the June 30 revolution and what it all means for minorities living in the heavily Muslim country.

April 16, 2013

Pope Francis to Meet With Saudi Ambassador

The representative of a country that harshly forbids Christian worship is expected to discuss improving Catholic-Muslim relations.

April 15, 2013

Christian Converts Recount Captivity in Iran

At an event sponsored by the Hudson Institute, the two women said there are 'many, many churches in Iran,' which harshly punishes converts from Islam.

January 29, 2013

Iran’s Eight-Year Sentence for Christian Pastor Draws Outcry

Saeed Abedini, who is a U.S. citizen, is convicted by an Iranian judge for allegedly threatening local security with his leadership of house churches.

September 6, 2012

Pakistan Blasphemy Case Draws Concern in U.S. — and Criticism of Obama’s Record

The blasphemy trial of Rimsha Masih, a 14-year-old defendant with Down syndrome, exposes plight of Christians and other religious minorities in Muslim countries that are allies of the United States.

July 20, 2012

International Clamor for Asia Bibi’s Release Grows

The Christian mother of 5, convicted in sharia court of blasphemy in 2010, remains on death row in Pakistan.

February 20, 2012

Evangelical General Dropped by West Point Because of Views on Islam

Says a defender, 'It is a sad day when the young people being trained to defend our Constitution get to see West Point not stand up for freedom of speech and religious liberty because these things are in conflict with political correctness.'

January 10, 2011

Suspense in Sudan

While Sudanese Catholics wait to see if the south will succeed in its secession attempt, we get an exclusive inside look at the biblical “land of Cush.”

January 4, 2011

Gunned Down for Defending Christians

A Pakistani governor was assassinated today for seeking to pardon a Christian woman. The archbishop of Lahore talks to the Register about what the future holds for his 97% Muslim country.