Suffering is a mystery, the archbishop of Portland said, but the Christian faith helps us understand that suffering does have purpose.
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The Hausa Christians Foundation called the killings part of a “systematic, direct war against Christianity in Nigeria,” and said that “pastors, Christian leaders and seminarians are either being kidnapped or killed every week” in the country.
Bishop Zaidan explained that it was not a question of privileging Christians in Lebanon over other religious groups in the country “making them servants,” but that Christians need to have an equal footing with every other group in the country and the same rights and voice in the political sphere.
The authorities of Pakistan have consistently failed to implement safeguards on behalf of religious minorities, despite numerous policies in favor of economic and physical protections for members of non-Muslim religions.
Two Israeli policemen were killed July 14 by three Israeli Muslims, resulting in a crackdown that critics are calling overly harsh.
The Syriac Orthodox archbishop of Mosul, whose flock are among the last people who speak Aramaic, the language of Jesus, criticises the West for placing animal rights ahead of the wellbeing and survival of Christians.
Yohanna Towaya, who lost all his livelihood after ISIS invaded his home town, says Christians and Yazidis prayed for Trump to win the U.S. election and have high hopes he can lead the way in saving them from this crisis.
Volunteer John Neill discusses the hard realities facing Iraq’s Christians and stresses the urgent need for security and funding.
Founder of charity helping persecuted Christians reflects on a visit last week to some of the liberated towns and villages in northern Iraq.