A leading humanitarian organization has launched a fundraising initiative to raise over $2 million to help the Archdiocese of Erbil rebuild an Iraqi Christian town decimated by the Islamic State so that the town’s displaced citizens can finally return home in what has been described as a “now-or-never situation.” The Knights of Columbus, the world’s […]
As young people from across the world gathered for a three-week Interreligious Summer School at the World Council of Churches Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland, they heard inspiring greetings about interreligious dialogue from people who encouraged them to contribute to issues of religious pluralism and intercultural acceptance in a society based on migration and globalisation. […]
First they came for the wedding planners and the bakers. Then they came for the Catholic farmers and the Baptist high school valedictorians. And now, the secularists are coming after the evangelical public servants.
Muslims will double their share of the population in the United States by 2050 and surpass Christianity as the world’s dominant religion by the end of the century, according to a Pew Research Center report released last week. The Pew study comes the same week that saw two acts of mass murder perpetrated by Muslim […]
President Donald Trump told a meeting of leaders from more than 50 predominantly Muslim nations on Sunday that they must stand “together against the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews, and the slaughter of Christians.” Trump was speaking at the Arab Islamic American Summit hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia […]
A former church has been taken over and converted to a mosque in a rural North Carolina county, and a group of Christian pastors took part in the conversion ceremony in an effort to “show mutual respect” for their Muslim neighbors. Crosses have been removed from the former church’s facade and steeple, and mosque leader […]
As Christians around the world celebrate Easter Sunday, eight million of them will be praying alongside security checkpoints, police guards and the threat of religious violence. This is the fate of the Coptic Christians of Egypt — an ancient religious minority whose persecution today is “the worst it has ever been,” according to analysts. Bombers […]
A Labour-run London council has become the first nationwide to allow its schools to opt out of providing Christian assemblies. State-funded non-faith schools are required by law to offer a daily act of worship which must be “wholly or mainly of a broadly Christian character”, unless granted special dispensation by the local authority. But Brent […]
President Trump Proposes “Choice” by Irvin Baxter During his campaign, President Trump envisioned a plan called “Choice”. It calls for every student to be given an education voucher, which can be used at the public, private, or parochial school of their choice. Since the amount of the voucher would equal what is already being spent […]
In early 2016, few evangelical leaders were on Team Trump, as they had Ted Cruz and other conservative Christians to choose from in a crowded Republican presidential field. After Donald Trump embarrassed his GOP competition and became the party’s nominee, prominent evangelicals began changing their tune. Some, including a number of outspoken anti-LGBT activists, worked […]
McMurry University has its own Muslim prayer room — for Muslim students at a Christian university. The College Fix reports that the Texas Methodist university recently dedicated one of its residential dorms for daily Muslim prayers. The solemn ceremony actually occurred a month ago, but McMurry has not heavily promoted the prayer room’s existence beyond […]
In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network recorded on Thursday, but set to air in full on Sunday, President Trump said Christian refugees have been “horribly treated” and “we are going to help them.” “The refugee changes that you’re looking to make, as it relates to persecuted Christians, do you see them as kind […]
The annual reception hosted by President Reuven Rivlin for spiritual and lay leaders of Christian communities in Israel has not only been an opportunity for the exchange of holiday greetings, but also for Christians to air their complaints via Greek Patriarch Theophilos III. Though couched in the most diplomatic language to soften the barb, the […]
A “new beginning” that “takes us towards a new series of possibilities in the field of dialogue,” opening the door to “further initiatives and future steps,” said Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran at the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue’s first Hindu-Christian conference in Italy, according to the Osservatore Romano, the Holy See’s official newspaper. According to Tauran, […]
Prophecies foretell a time when the world would persecute the church for teaching about Jesus Christ and the truths found in the Bible. We will discuss the ongoing fulfillment of these prophecies on today’s edition of End of the Age!